Monday, October 23, 2017

PM Rowley slams State agency's 'repeated failure'*

Oct. 22, 2017, 9:54 PM AST Comments

PRIME MINISTER Dr Keith Rowley slammed the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) yesterday and vowed to review the State agency's “repeated failure” to ensure that they had personnel with the right aptitude and attitude.

Mosquito Creek ‘almost dry again’*

Oct. 22, 2017, 9:47 PM AST Comments

THE motoring public began using South Trunk Road, in the vicinity of Mosquito Creek, yesterday as flood waters which had deemed the road almost impassable for almost three days subsided. A media release from the National Infrastructure Development Co Ltd (Nidco) stated that the area was free of flo


Kelshall hailed as Air Guard pioneer*

Oct. 22, 2017, 9:42 PM AST Comments

THE life of retired Coast Guard Lt Commander Gaylord Kelshall was celebrated on Friday evening with a scene plucked from a medieval fairy tale, complete with castles, cannons, swords and shields.


Fishermen held in $40m bust*

Oct. 22, 2017, 9:39 PM AST Comments

WHILE parts of South Oropouche were reeling from the effects of floodwaters, police busted two alleged drug dealers in the area on Saturday.

High risk of fraud*

Oct. 22, 2017, 9:16 PM AST Comments

THE Government is being advised to help with the development of higher levels of financial accounting and management in two of the three major interest groups in the National Carnival Commission (NCC).



When the floods came to Mayaro

Oct. 22, 2017, 3:44 PM AST Comments

We didn't fail" said deputy CEO of the ODPM Cpl Dave Williams last Friday, hours before the Ortoire River overflowed and flooded the villages of Mafeking and Cedar Grove, Mayaro. These photos by Express photographer Trevor Watson shows the extent of the devastation.





Residents still marooned Three days after widespread floods*

Oct. 20, 2017, 9:50 PM AST Comments

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has responded to critics who questioned why he has not shown a presence in areas affected by ­severe flooding in the last three days, ­saying he was needed in ­Parliament. Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal yesterday slammed Rowley and the Government for its “l


Kamla: PM offered no comfort*

Oct. 20, 2017, 9:45 PM AST Comments

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar donned her rain boots yesterday and ventured into communities affected by ­severe flooding over the last three days. According to a release from the United National Congress (UNC),