The Movement of Social Justice (MSJ) is not ruling out that the break-in at their San Fernando headquarters on Sunday was orchestrated by their political opponents.
The incident comes on the heels of claims by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley that on two occasions before the 2015 general election contract killers were offered the job to kill him but they both refused. Rowley also claimed that recent threats were made to kill Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.
The United National Congress says it is not surprised by threats of litigation coming from the People's National Movement, over the San Fernando Highway Extension Project.
During his contribution to the budget debate on Friday, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Fitzgerald Hinds, spoke about the Project, stating that “there was a tremendous amount of litigation taking place arising out of land acquisition in those matters”.
The State would have to pay almost $1 billion to landowners whose properties are in the direct path of the extension of the San Fernando to Point Fortin Highway.
A 22-year-old man has been shot and killed in San Fernando.
CNC3 News understands that around 7 this morning, Ezekiel Daniel was discovered by a relative at the back of Building B in Embacadere. He was nursing a gunshot wound to his head.
The police were contacted and Daniel was pronounced dead at the scene.
San Fernando CID and detectives from the Homicide Bureau are continuing investigations.
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The head of a leading funeral home on Wednesday called for the introduction of a university degree in funeral service and the correction of import duty rates on hearses.
Chief executive officer of Belgroves Group of Companies Keith Belgroves raised these issues during the unveiling ceremony of a street renamed in his honour - Belgroves Lane - next to Belgroves Funeral Home and Crematorium at Coffee Street, San Fernando.
Unlike 2009 when Amerindian leaders were on hand to bless the San Fernando North Community Centre following unexplained occurrences at the construction site, the facility was finally opened despite an eerie light show.
At a cost of $16.8 million, $9 million more than the initial cost, Community Development, Culture and Arts Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly and San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello finally opened the multi-storey facility along St Vincent Street, San Fernando.
Fire destroyed 11 fishermen shacks at Kings Wharf, San Fernando on Monday night, leaving over $200,000 in losses.
Among the items burnt were two vehicles, boat engines, household items, tools and fish storage coolers.
President of the San Fernando Fishing Cooperative said the fishermen were out at sea when they saw the flames in the coast.
Dhanraj Goolcharan said he immediately picked up his nets and came back to his place only to see the line of shacks burning.
Firefighters were on spot trying to contain the blaze.
A San Fernando councillor is being hailed as a hero after she rescued an elderly man from a burning house yesterday afternoon.
Evans Williams, 84, of Baldovan Terrace, Cocoyea Village, suffered serious burns about his legs and was being treated at the San Fernando General Hospital last evening.
When the fire broke out around 2.30 pm, Teresa Lynch, the Peoples National Movement representative for Cocoyea/Tarouba was at the Cocoyea Community Centre, about four houses away from Williams’ home.
San Fernando seems to be becoming more and more of a shantytown.
That’s the view of Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Allyson West, who claimed to be a proud southerner.
Speaking in Tuesday’s Senate debate on Petrotrin’s refinery closure, she said she was a “proud member of San Fernando” having grown up there with “pride and hope propelled by the existence of Texaco and Petrotrin.”
But she added, “When I said I was a proud southerner when I lived in South, San Fernando was booming, it was bright, growing with development.”