Approximately 400 officers from the protective services of T&T who are in need of priority housing are still awaiting allocation.
This was revealed during a media conference called on Thursday by the President of the Fire Services Association of T&T, Leo Ramkissoon along with the President of the Prisons Officers Association, Ceron Richards.
In 2008, the Housing Ministry through a cabinet note, states that members of the protective services will be allocated ten per cent of the housing stock.
A group of vendors at the San Juan public market have moved ahead with their legal challenge over rent increases at the facility.
This morning, High Court Judge Avason Guinlan-Williams granted leave for one of the vendors to pursue a judicial review against the San Juan/Laventille regional corporation.
Earlier this month, another vendor was granted leave for a similar lawsuit.
The other vendors are currently in the process of filing similar claims, which may be joined at a later stage.
For the fourth time in five months, a Chinese businessman accused of human trafficking has been denied bail.
Three appeal court judges rejected an application from chang bao wang to reconsider bail for him.
In the application, Wang claimed that when he was denied bail by the court in July, prosecutors claimed that the preliminary inquiry into the charges would be completed in a month.
Wang's lawyers claimed that the suggested timeline was erroneous as the preliminary inquiry was prolonged due to language barriers with the accused and the Venezuelan victims.
Three months after the registration process ended thousands of Venezuelans are yet to receive their registration cards.
Speaking to Guardian Media, one Venezuelan national who requested anonymity said he has been working in a supermarket since June even though he does not have his registration card.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has responded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on allegations that she had no knowledge that Marlene McDonald was to be arrested, telling UNC supporters last night that she had “no pip”.
She spoke at a UNC meeting at the New Grant Government School in Moruga yesterday.