Emergency repairs to a major landslip along the Moruga Road, Indian Walk, Princes Town have begun.
Residents said that around 7 pm Tuesday, they heard a rumbling sound and found that a section the road, which was being repaired, had collapsed.
They said they suspect a leaking WASA line was to blame.
The water line had been leaking for some time and despite complaints from residents, nothing had been done. WASA crews were on the site on Wednesday, seeking to stem the slip.
Police seized a pistol, a quantity of ammunition and illegal drugs during a raid in the La Horquetta district on Tuesday.
According to officers, a 9mm Italian-made pistol along with a magazine of 11 rounds of 9mm pistol, 50 rounds of 40 calibre hollow point ammunition, 60 grammes of cocaine, 1,300 grammes of marijuana and a bullet-proof vest were found.
Officers from La Horquetta CID, La Horquetta Crime Patrol, K9 Unit supervised by Insp Boodoo and Sgt Waldropt were involved in the exercise.
Cara Hotels has leased the 53-room hotel attached to the National Academy of the Performing Arts (Napa).
According to a December 2018 Cabinet note about the deal, the company will pay some $390,000 per year to lease the Napa Hotel, payable in quarterly tranches.
The first payment is not expected until 2021.
Two double murders were among the five recorded overnight in Trinidad, bringing the murder toll to 20.
A sixth body was found in Tobago.
Police also suspect murder in that case as the body was burnt beyond recognition in a car. However, it is yet to be classified.
The murder victims have been identified as Nathon Cummings, 25, Yahvel Joseph, 22, Akash Dookie, 20, Darius Joseph, 19 and Dwayne James, 27.
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A body burnt beyond recognition has been found in a car in Tobago.
It is being classed as a suspected homicide.
According to reports about 2 am this morning, fire officers responded to a call about a burning car on Belmont Link Road Mason Hall Tobago.
When investigators arrived at the site they noticed a lone body in the vehicle.
Investigations are continuing. Tobago recorded 9 murders last year.
Two double murders are recorded in the space of three hours in north Trinidad.
In the latest incident which is said to have occurred around 11:30 pm, two men were shot and killed at Marcano Drive, El Dorado. Reports suggest the shooting occurred a short distance from a wake which was held for 32-year-old Cherisse Bramble who was shot and killed on Monday evening after gunmen stormed a house and opened fire. The victims have been identified as Akash Dookie and Darius Joseph, both from Tunapuna.
Petrotrin says that it has transferred $50 million to commercial banks to fulfill its commitment to pay all former non-permanent workers outstanding backpay for the period 2011 to 2018.
Some 2069 individuals will benefit from the payout.
A statement by Petrotrin says that a team from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) worked diligently during the past several weeks to ensure the company met its commitment to pay workers by January 15.
Petrotrin ceased operations on November 30, 2018, but the process for determining the amounts owed to each worker required detailed work.
A little bit of old and a little bit of new as newly- appointed chairman of the International Soca Monarch, Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez confirmed that the Power Soca and Groovy Soca categories have made their way back into the competition branded “Fantastic Friday.”
Speaking to reporters at a press conference held at the Hyatt Regency yesterday, Lyons-Alvarez said, “Anybody who is a Soca Monarch fan knows that Power Soca is Soca Monarch. That’s the basis of Soca Monarch.”