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South Trinidad has been spared major flooding so far as the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) lingers over TT. However, both Mayaro MP Rushton Paray and Penal/ Debe Regional Corporation chairman Dr Allen Sammy have warned that the situation may change if the rain continues over the next few...
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) says everyone, especially those who live in low-lying areas, should prepare for flash and riverine flooding in areas prone to flooding. In a release ODPM says the Meteorological Services issued an adverse weather alert No2 – orange level –...
The two UWI students arrested yesterday at a protest were each granted $5,000 bail before a Tunapuna magistrate. Nathanael John and Brian Richards pleaded not guilty to the charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duties. The men were...
TWO UWI students are scheduled to appear in the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstruction. The charges arose out of a protest on Thursday by the Students Guild over security concerns at the St Augustine campus. What started off as a...
Police are at the scene of a murder at Parang Avenue, Sam Boucaud, Santa Cruz where former radio talk show host Ricardo “Gladiator” Welch was shot dead as he drove his car to his home. Reports are that around 9.40 am, Welch was stopped by two men when one of them shot him several times leaving him...
“DO not break the law on my watch. Talk Done.” That is the tough stance taken by Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith as far as protests infringing on the democratic rights of others are concerned. Responding to criticisms from some arms of the public about the aggression displayed by police...
Former Tertiary Education minister Fazal Karim has described yesterday’s events at the UWI St Augustine campus south entrance as “a sad day in the university’s history.” Two UWI students were arrested during a heated protest at the campus’ south gate over an increase in assaults and robberies at...
The Galleons Passage was delayed en route to Tobago this morning after experiencing electrical issues during its 6.30 am sailing from Port of Spain. Herbert George, chairman of National Infrastructure Development Company Ltd (NIDCO) dismissed rumours that the vessel had had problems with the...
National Security Minister Stuart Young said yesterday that he and Prison Officers’ Association president Ceron Richards had agreed that next Tuesday would have been the best day for him to meet with the organisation’s members. “I have no problem meeting with officers,” Young told reporters at the...
The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) sent out a release saying a complaint was received via the ‘PCA Mobile App’ regarding the conduct of police officers during the alleged unlawful protest at the University of the West Indies (UWI) which resulted in the arrest of, and subsequent laying of...

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