The Woodbrook Residents Association has started a petition to block a planned road show intended to commemorate the release of Reggae Dancehall artiste Buju Banton from a United States Federal Prison.
Buju, real name Mark Myrie, is set to be released from McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia on Saturday.
He spent the past 7 years in jail after being found guilty of conspiracy to distribute and traffic cocaine in February 2011.
Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald will be approaching Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi to deal legislatively with noise pollution for next year’s Carnival celebrations.
McDonald raised the issue at a press conference at City Hall, Port-of-Spain, which was attended by Environmental Management Authority representative Lall Beharry, Lynette Dolly, president of the Woodbrook Residents’ Association and Port-of-Spain mayor Joel Martinez.
Woodbrook residents have put forward four proposals to their Member of Parliament in a bid to stop masqueraders and J’Ouvert revellers from defacing their properties annually during Carnival celebrations.
Chairman of the Woodbrook Residents Committee Lynette Dolly in a recent meeting with Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene Mc Donald suggested that unregistered J’Ouvert bands be shifted from Woodbrook to Port-of-Spain for Carnival 2019.
Police have charged a man with the murder of an Arouca mini mart proprietor.
Keron James is charged with the murder of Lleron Alexander and will appear before Arima Court today.
Alexander was killed when a gunman entered his shop on May 9th.
The accused was held by villagers and handed over to Arouca Police.