Yet another family from Cedros has lost their home to a fire, bringing to four the number of families left homeless in fires over the past year.
With seven massive fires recorded in the peninsula since the start of the new year, residents say they will have no other choice but to mobilize a team to petition the government to put a fire appliance at the Cedros Security Complex.
Works are continuing in the Trestrail Estate at Granville Village, Cedros, following reports that a land developer had blocked watercourses and bulldozed forests in the peninsula.
This follows an exclusive Guardian Media report on Monday which showed that the excavation of 64 acres of forest land near the Granville Beach had posed serious risks to the Granville cemetery and the aquifer.
During an interview on Monday, landowner Vincent Rampersad said residents were now mobilising to take legal action against the developer.
Venezuelan ferry operators have started coming back into T&T after the international port resumed operations on Friday.
Among the ferries which docked yesterday was the Angel del Orinoco which arrived at noon and was expected to depart on Saturday. More than eight vessels were expected to arrive.
Cedros residents said they were happy the port operations had resumed.
The international port of Cedros has been shut down after a sewer system malfunctioned, leaving scores of Venezuelans and other foreigners in a quandary.
An immigration source said five ferries carrying about 150 passengers as well as six other cargo vessels had to turn back yesterday after service providers were informed by Immigration officers that the port was officially closed.
Since the Venezuelan crisis, more than 700 Venezuelans have been flocking legally through the Cedros port on a weekly basis.
Almost a year after the sea swallowed three homes and a portion of the road near the coast in Cedros, villagers are still fearful that more houses will collapse into the sea.
The gully formed in the wake of the massive landslip has continued to widen as no restorative work was ever done to stop the erosion.
Two men have been given the green light to file a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than 50 prospective landowners, who claimed they were scammed out of millions of dollars in deposits for a seaside residential development in Cedros.
High Court Judge Ricky Rahim today granted Fitzroy Williams and Neil Bishop permission to file and serve the claim against property developer Joseph Dhanoosingh, real estate agent Glenn Thomas and Thomas' company Mass Contracting Limited.
A quantity of marijuana was discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force and Central Division Major Crime Unit in the Cedros district during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
Officers under the supervision of Snr. Supt. Inraj Balram and ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, conducted the exercise between 11 am and 5 pm, on Thursday 18th October, 2018, during which they proceeded to Bamboo Village, Cedros.