Woodbrook residents move to block road show for Buju

The Wood­brook Res­i­dents As­so­ci­a­tion has start­ed a pe­ti­tion to block a planned road show in­tend­ed to com­mem­o­rate the re­lease of Reg­gae Dance­hall artiste Bu­ju Ban­ton from a Unit­ed States Fed­er­al Prison.

Bu­ju, re­al name Mark Myrie, is set to be re­leased from McRae Cor­rec­tion­al Fa­cil­i­ty in Geor­gia on Sat­ur­day.

He spent the past 7 years in jail af­ter be­ing found guilty of con­spir­a­cy to dis­trib­ute and traf­fic co­caine in Feb­ru­ary 2011.

Woodbrook, St Clair residents: Move J’Ouvert to PoS

Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald will be approaching Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi to deal legislatively with noise pollution for next year’s Carnival celebrations.

McDonald raised the issue at a press conference at City Hall, Port-of-Spain, which was attended by Environmental Management Authority representative Lall Beharry, Lynette Dolly, president of the Woodbrook Residents’ Association and Port-of-Spain mayor Joel Martinez.

Ban use of paint during J’Ouvert

Woodbrook residents have put forward four proposals to their Member of Parliament in a bid to stop masqueraders and J’Ouvert revellers from defacing their properties annually during Carnival celebrations.

Chairman of the Woodbrook Residents Committee Lynette Dolly in a recent meeting with Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene Mc Donald suggested that unregistered J’Ouvert bands be shifted from Woodbrook to Port-of-Spain for Carnival 2019.

After residents' intervention, police charge man for Arouca mini mart murder

Police have charged a man with the murder of an Arouca mini mart proprietor.

Keron James is charged with the murder of Lleron Alexander and will appear before Arima Court today.

Alexander was killed when a gunman entered his shop on May 9th.

The accused was held by villagers and handed over to Arouca Police.