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Heavy rains and rising flood waters yesterday led to the collapse of a large portion of the Manzanilla/Mayaro Main Road, cutting off the already flood-ravaged Mayaro area. Last night the road remained cordoned off with police barriers placed across the roadway to prevent motorists from driving on

The painstaking clean-up exercise has begun for most flood-affected residents of Mafeking, Mayaro, as most of the flood waters receded from the roadway yesterday. However, Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation chairman Hazarie Ramdeen said many residents were still marooned in their homes. Ramdee

Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) leader and Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) president general, Ancel Roget, yesterday announced plans for another amalgamation of civil, political, social to march through the streets of Port-of-Spain.

A meeting between Caricom foreign ministers and their Japan counterpart, Fumio Kishida, ended yesterday with an agreement to “strengthen the bond between Japan and Caricom.” A communique issued at the end of the meeting at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Tokyo also said they agreed to co-operate

The two teenage sisters kidnapped and held in captivity for the past 19 days are under tight security at a public hospital and the Sunday Guardian has been told that their medical treatment is “at a sensitive stage right now.” Doctors have ordered a blanket discretion around the girls, filtering

From 6 pm yesterday, scores of residents of Brasso Seco gathered together for a candlelight vigil and to give thanks for the safe return of teenage sisters Felicia and Jenelle Gonzales who were rescued by the police on Friday from a makeshift camp in the nearby forest. For the first time since th

Prospective PNM candidate for Mayaro/Rio Claro, attorney-at-law Clarence Rambharat, yesterday appealed to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) and the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation to step up their response to the flooding crisis in the constituency and make good on p

Desperate residents of Mafeking Village Mayaro have had to become their own first responders, as there is no one to bring food and other supplies through floodwaters into the most-heavily-hit areas. The Sunday Guardian visited the small fishing village yesterday and spoke to several residents who

Australia’s London-listed Range Resources Ltd (RRL) production out of T&T continues to increase following successful drilling operations, the company said in a release. “Since the last reported production figures there has been a five per cent increase from 564 barrels of oil per day (bopd) t

Hundreds of people were stranded yesterday and had to be rescued by trucks as several parts of Central Trinidad experienced major flooding during excessive rains. A wooden house in Gordon Village, Tortuga collapsed leaving its occupants homeless and cesspits overflowed, posing a health hazard. Th