Public Advisory

Traffic restrictions in part of Port-of-Spain Friday

The Police Service is advising the public of the following traffic arrangements in the Port of Spain Division on Friday.

Motorists are advised that no parking, stopping or waiting in vehicles will be allowed along St. Vincent Street, between Gordon and Queen Streets, from 12 midnight until further notice.

Traffic will be allowed to flow as usual.

Members of the public are urged to follow all instructions and directions given by officers, in a bid to ensure everyone’s safety and security. 

25-year-old Penal woman missing

The Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 25-year-old Kristal Boodram.

Boodram, a housewife of Sunrees Road, Penal, was last seen at her home, around 3 am on Tuesday.

She was reported missing to the Penal Police Station around 8:50 pm on Tuesday by her husband.

Boodram is of East Indian descent, 5 feet tall, slim built, with a brown complexion and straight black hair.

She also has a tattoo of the words ‘Kristal’ and ‘Amrit’ on the inner side of her right hand and a heart on her inner left hand.

Shutdown of Desalination Plant affecting thousands of homes

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad, who are experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to a disruption in the operation of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant.

The Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago – DESALCOTT owned and operated plant, normally supplies WASA with 40 million gallons of water per day (mgd), which is used to supply the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, as well as augment the supply to areas in Central and South West Trinidad.

Water disruptions in South Trinidad tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of South Trinidad served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday December 4, 2018, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

WASA says this is due to a planned power interruption by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) that will affect operations at the Navet Water Treatment Plant.

Morvant teen missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 18-year-old Celine Charles.

Charles of #34 Rosewood Avenue, Coconut Drive, Morvant, was last seen in the vicinity of Queen Janelle Commissiong and Charlotte Streets, Port of Spain, around 11 am on Saturday 24th November, 2018.

She was reported missing to the Morvant Police Station at around 8:50 pm on Sunday 25th November, 2018.

Ysabel's through to Head to Head Challenge's top 20 and needs your votes

Trinidad and Tobago's representative in this year's miss world competition Ysabel Bisnath has moved on to the next round of competition.

This after taking part in a head-to-head challenge at the Mangrove Tree Resort in Sanya, China.

You can continue to cast your votes for T&T's representative.

The competition's winner is decided by the voting system.

Bisnath commented on her success so far on the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago page:

Change in sailing times for T&T Spirit, Galleons Passage

The management of the Trinidad and Tobago Inter-island Transportation Company is advising of changes in sailing times of the T&T Spirit and the Galleons Passage.

With regards to the T&T Spirit, from 30th November, all Friday sailings will depart Port of Spain at 4 pm instead of 5 pm as previously advertised.

All Saturday sailings from Scarborough will depart at 6.30 am instead of 7.30 am as previously advertised.

Facebook, Instagram down

Facebook and Instagram have been hit by a service outage as some users around the world report being unable to access the social networks.

Users of both platforms have reported being unable to open pages or sections on the apps, with Facebook’s developer website confirming the company is currently looking into the issue.

“We are currently experiencing issues that may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly,” a message on the Facebook for developers page confirmed.

“We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution.”