News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
10-ft high water Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Woman in labour trapped by 10-ft high water Soldiers from the T&T Defence Force are now struggling to evacuate dozens of families from Greenvale Park, La Horquetta, after floods as high at 10 feet covered the community.
Farmer frees pigs to save them Desperate to save his piglets, farmer Nathaniel Mungal opened up his pens and allowed the animals free to seek refuge on a nearby hill while flood waters rose all around him on Friday.
Security net to protect main witness Traffic in and around Port-of-Spain ground to a halt for most of Friday as police ramped up security around the Magistrates Court to protect the State's main witness who began his testimony against the men charged with the murder of former Independent Senator Dana Seetahal, SC.
Security bumped up on campus After Thursday's fracas at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus principal Professor Brian Copeland said the university will be collaborating with the TT Police Service to increase security on campus.
UWI principal confirms student sexually assaulted "Our preliminary investigation, upon receiving the student's initial report to campus security, revealed no evidence of sexual assault. However, the student's formal statement, which was made the following evening, included further details related to the incident. This now includes details of indecent assault on the student."
Mom dies after alleged suicide pact Chased by supernatural evil spirits which she claimed were living all over her house, Barrackpore mother Hema Hosein and a teenage relative ingested poison after making a suicide pact on Thursday.