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Lifeguards urge victim’s relatives to sue State

“Maybe if rel­a­tives of drown­ing vic­tims at the coun­try’s flag­ship beach­es—Mara­cas and Tyri­co Bays—start su­ing the Min­istry of Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty for neg­li­gence then the long­stand­ing health and safe­ty is­sues of life­guards may be ad­dressed.”

This was the state­ment made by a spokesper­son for the life­guards, Au­gus­tus Sylvester dur­ing an in­ter­view with Guardian Me­dia on Sun­day, hours af­ter an­oth­er drown­ing was record­ed on Sat­ur­day at Tyri­co Bay.

Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited and UNIPET sign one year supply agreement

In a press release issued today, Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited announced a one-year supply agreement with Unipet.

The one-year agreement commenced on January 01, 2020.

In December 2019, PARIA ceased supply of petroleum products to UNIPET for reasons which included failure of UNIPET to pay for products delivered in September and October 2019 and execute a supply agreement.

According to Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited, both companies have since resolved their dispute and a Settlement Agreement was executed on December 09, 2019.

News Dr Eric Williams Memorial Committee honours seniors

The Dr Er­ic Williams Memo­r­i­al Com­mit­tee held its An­nu­al Se­nior Cit­i­zens Christ­mas Lun­cheon for Mo­ri­ah vil­lagers on De­cem­ber 22.

Se­nior cit­i­zens from the Sev­enth Day Ad­ven­tist, Mora­vian Church and Pen­te­costal church­es in Mo­ri­ah were treat­ed to a sump­tu­ous lunch and re­ceived a food bas­ket gift ham­per.

Cars crushed by falling tree

Three ve­hi­cles were crushed while an­oth­er was dam­aged when a large tree fell across the road­way near the San Fer­nan­do Mu­nic­i­pal Po­lice Sta­tion yes­ter­day.

Luck­i­ly, no one was in­jured but the in­ci­dent caused long lines of traf­fic in­to San Fer­nan­do. The ve­hi­cles, a Nis­san Ti­i­da, Maz­da 3 and Hon­da City, all be­longed to mu­nic­i­pal po­lice of­fi­cers and were parked near the sta­tion. The of­fi­cers on­ly moved in­to the new sta­tion two weeks ago.

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