The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in Port-of-Spain and environs that there will be an interruption in their pipe-borne water supply from 4 pm on Friday to 4 pm on Sunday.
WASA says this interruption is to facilitate the relocation of two transmission mains along the Beetham Highway, between the Lighthouse and Abattoir Road (in the vicinity of the PTSC compound).
The affected areas will include:
Parts of Woodbrook
The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers in parts of South-West Trinidad that there will be an interruption in their pipe-borne water supply on Thursday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
This is to facilitate pipeline interconnection works along the South Trunk Road, La Romaine, in the vicinity of Mosquito Creek.
Affected areas will include:
The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the relatives or next of kin of 42-year-old David Abraham of 35 Long Circular Road, St James.
Abraham is currently warded at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Port of Spain General Hospital.
The NWRHA is asking that any known relative or next of kin of David Abraham visit the ICU department to meet with the doctors urgently.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 24-year-old Steven Mathew Otway.
Steven, of Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas, was last seen leaving his home around 8:10 am, on May 11th.
He was reported missing to the Chaguanas Police Station, around 9:30 pm, on May 13th, by his neighbour.
Steven is of mixed descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and short hair.
He was last seen wearing a pair of ¾ jeans.
Steven has a tattoo of a cross on his right shoulder and one of the word ‘Monica’ on his chest.
The US Embassy is advising that it cannot conduct any interviews related to Non-Immigrant Visa applications today as a result of a disruption in services.
The embassy made the announcement on its social media accounts on Thursday.
It said: "There is currently a worldwide disruption of our consular systems. As a result we are unable to work on NIV applications and must cancel interviews today. Affected applicants will be contacted via email ASAP."
The embassy has apologised to applicants for the inconvenience.
Whitehall should be the home of the Cabinet once again by the end of June, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced.
The Prime Minister, while addressing a People’s National Movement political meeting in Chaguanas on Tuesday, said the restoration of Whitehall, was merely a part of continuing refurbishment of the Magnificent Seven, which he said should transform Queen’s Park West by December.
Despite continuous spraying, thousands of locusts have now moved out of the forests of Cedros and are chomping down on fruit trees and vegetation in the southwestern peninsula.
Farmers have ramped up their domestic spraying and are calling on the Minister of Agriculture Clarence Rambharat to immediately fix the dysfunctional spraying tractor and mobilize more spray teams.
So far about five men have been tasked with spraying fields in Chatham, Coromandel and Cap-de-Ville where swarms of locusts have been seen.
Minister of Communications Stuart Young has announced that Wednesday June 5th has been declared as Eid-Ul-Fitr and therefore a national holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
Eid-ul-Fitr or Id-Ul-Fitr, often abbreviated simply as 'Eid', is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in the Islamic calendar and it occurs after the sighting of the new crescent moon which signals the end of the month of Ramadan.
Eid is an Arabic term meaning "festivity" or "celebration" while Fitr means "to break the fast".
The announcement was made at today's post-Cabinet news conference.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Christina Ramnarine.
Christina a pupil of the Couva West Secondary School, was last seen leaving her Junon Street East, California home, around 8:30 am on Wednesday, May 1st.
She was reported missing to the Couva Police Station, around 6:00 pm, on that same date, by her mother.
Christina is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 1 inch tall and slim built with a brown complexion and long black hair.