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.
Since September residents of Ramkissoon Trace, Santa Cruz, have seen their houses crumbling. So far, six families have been affected and many others are at risk.
“We have a widow with four children, we have a handicapped person, we have two pensioners and we have a single mother with nine children,” one resident said.