The upgrade of the main power plant in Tobago could see an end to frequent electricity blackouts on the island, says Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte.
The upgrade which cost $139.5 m is part of Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission mandate to provide Tobagonians with a reliable, high-quality electricity supply.
Le Hunte, speaking at the commissioning ceremony on Monday, said the upgrade was completed on time and delivered within budget.
Villagers of Springlands have used mounds of stone and gravel to create a temporary passageway along the collapsed Upper San Fabien Road which caved-in following heavy rains last week.
However, they are renewing their call to Works Minister Rohan Sinanan to intervene now and assist the Couva/Talparo/Tabaquite Regional Corporation in building a retaining wall to prevent further slippage.
More than a dozen news outlets -- from the Associated Press to USA Today, The Washington Post and Politico -- are filing friend-of-the-court briefs to support CNN and Jim Acosta's lawsuit against President Trump and several top aides.
The list represents most of the biggest news organizations in the United States.
The most notable name on the list is Fox News. In fact, Fox went further than most other media companies on Wednesday, issuing a statement that said, "Secret Service passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized."
A man caught on camera seated on top a car while it proceeded south along the Uriah Butler Highway has been hospitalized.
Last evening a video emerged on social media of a man sitting on the roof of the car while in motion.
However, the man did not suffer any injuries from this stunt but rather when he allegedly jumped in front a vehicle.
CCTV footage captured the man exiting a vehicle parked along Waterloo Road, Carapichaima and then apparently throwing himself into path of an oncoming vehicle.
An early morning accident has claimed the life of a woman.
Reports indicate that around 6 am the woman was proceeding along the Tarouba Link Road in San Fernando when she lost control and slammed into a concrete barrier.
The woman was pinned behind the steering wheel of her White Nissan AD Wagon motor vehicle.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The owner of a trucking company was crushed to death after the vehicle fell on him on Saturday.
Robert Cupid, of Santa Cruz, the owner of Lounick Transport was doing mechanical repairs to one of his 10-tonne trucks when the accident occurred.
His son, Nicholas, who witnessed the incident, with the help of other workers used a crane to pry the truck off and pull his father’s body out.
The injured man was taken to a medical facility but died while undergoing emergency treatment. The incident occurred shortly after 1 pm.