Vending on Charlotte Street, between Queen and Independence Square, will be suspended for one year.
The new board for the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has been fully constituted, with Noel Garcia being appointed as Chairman.
Mr Garcia received his Instrument of Appointment as Chairman from Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, last Friday 10 January, 2020.
Other members of the Board include: Mr. Kurt Winston Salandy, Mr. Keston McQuilkin, Dr. Jeffrey Reyes and Mrs. Saira Samlal-Ramlogan.
The Government has spent 60 million dollars to dredge the Port of Spain Port and according to Minister of Works and Transport the project is long overdue.
Republic Bank Limited (RBL) says it cannot confirm new reports about Social Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis and her banking issues.
Members of the Amalgamated Worker’s Union (AWU) yesterday criticised the Port-of-Spain City Corporation for spending $140,000 on a Christmas tree. The union said the expenditure was evidence of mismanagement of funds at a time when some 1,200 workers aren’t being paid or given the tools to perform their jobs.