The membership of the T&T Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA) has a new president and a new executive body after nine years. However, they are expecting a recount of the ballot.
Should the final verdict be a win then the new executive will "hit the ground running" and hold a meeting with the Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith to address the issues and give suggestions and recommendations.
The first full day of traffic changes implemented for the construction of the Curepe Interchange saw massive traffic pileups along the Southern Main Road.
Vehicles heading south along the main road were caught in bottlenecks from the Valsayn intersection shortly before noon.
Cheryl Miller, the employee of the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Affairs, who shot into the public limelight after she dragged from her office and forcibly committed to the St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital in 2012, will have to wait a while longer before she claims the almost $850,000 in compensation she received over the ordeal.
A Venezuelan national was knocked down and killed this morning along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway in El Socorro.
Eyewitnesses said the man, identified as Jose Rafael Quintana, 51, was part of a group walking along the shoulder of the eastbound lane of the highway just before the DHL walkover at around 6.30 am when a truck swerved towards the group and struck him. He fell into a nearby drain.
This country’s latest fast ferry, the HSC Jean de la Valette, once outran some pirate ships, a description from the Ship Technology website has claimed.
And citizens of T&T were on Wednesday given a glimpse of the vessels speed after it completed its journey from Cadiz, Spain five days ahead of the scheduled arrival time.
But the Jean de la Valette’s speed was not the main feature that had people on social media in awe yesterday.