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Guyanese in flood ravaged T&T seek relief

The Guyana Consulate in Port of Spain, Trinidad has received several requests from Guyanese living on the island for financial and other assistance following widespread flooding and devastation. According to Foreign Affairs Minister,…

GRA seizes vehicle of Venezuelan Diplomat

Enforcement officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) have seized the vehicle of a Venezuelan Diplomat on the grounds that she owes approximately $2.4M in taxes. Luz León Guillén, who worked as a First Secretary and a Counselor at…

141 Venezuelans treated for gastroenteritis

A total of 141 Venezuelans have been treated for gastroenteritis in Blackwater Village, Region One, the Ministry of Public Health has revealed following a meeting of the National Multi-Sectoral Coordinating Committee on Monday. In a…

Flood ravaged T&T declines regional help

- Food short­ages, high­er food prices and un­usu­al health threats may be loom­ing fol­low­ing re­cent floods - but on the plus side var­i­ous coun­tries have reached out to Trinidad and To­ba­go of­fer­ing as­sis­tance. Guyana, for…

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shakes T&T

(Barbados Today) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was felt in sections of the twin-island republic on Sunday afternoon. The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine campus reports that the…

Family escapes death as house falls apart

(CNC3 Trinidad and Tobago) While res­i­dents in South Trinidad breathed a sigh of re­lief as the rains held up ear­li­er to­day to al­low for clean-up op­er­a­tions, it was a dif­fer­ent sto­ry for a Moru­ga fam­i­ly whose home col­lapsed…

National disaster declared in T&T

- Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has declared that the flooding nightmare that has left thousands marooned is a "national disaster". Just before 10 a.m. today the Prime Minister via his Facebook page stated that it is going to cost a…