“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.
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.
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.
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.