Legal action over blocked watercourse

As flooding remains a perennial problem in Debe, a couple is threatening legal action against a meat and produce company for blocking a watercourse which they said has led to water gushing into their property.

Even as residents of the SS Erin Road complained about the construction by Pawan Wholesalers Ltd, chairman of the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation, Dr Allen Sammy said he could not comment that the issue as the Corporation has a matter pertaining to the legality of the structure in court.

Miss World finalists in Top Model race

Ten finalists selected to compete for the title of Miss World T&T 2018, participated in another round of competition at the Gulf City Mall over the weekend.

Following the competition, Miss South Oropouche Britney Smith, Miss Chaguanas Aliyah Fraser and Miss St Anns Maya Cozier, emerged winners of the Top Model category.

Businessman gives $5,000 for baby’s scan

A Chaguanas businessman has donated $5,000 to ensure that baby Christopher Sahadeo Poonilal gets the urgent medical treatment he needs.

Dipnarinesingh’s Tours and Travel owner Rajiv Dipnarinesingh said he was reading the digital T&T Guardian around 2 am yesterday when he came across the story about baby Christopher. He said he was touched by the story he decided to donate all the money needed for the scan for the one-year-old.

Family begs for $5,000 as baby Christopher needs urgent brain scan

Seven months after he was injured when his parents’ home collapsed during heavy rainfall, baby Christopher Sahadeo Poonilal has suffered a seizure at home.

His parents Curtis Poonilal and Christine Sahadeo are now frantically trying to raise $5,000 to do an electroencephalography scan on his brain at a private medical hospital.

Electroencephalography is an electro-physiological monitoring method used to record the electrical activity of the brain.

Family pleads for help as 20-year-old Mamoral woman goes missing

The family of a 20-year-old Mamoral woman is pleading with members of the public for assistance in locating her.

Sharday Emmanuel was last seen at her Mamoral Number One home on Wednesday morning.

Her mother told CNC3 that she was already at work when Sharday left home and therefore she has no idea what time she left and what she was wearing.

Neighbours have also been unable to give any information on her whereabouts.


Love behind bars

Claudette Spencer was a United States attorney working with the New York Prisoners’ Right Project of the Legal Aid Society when she visited Elmira Correctional Facility, New York in 1984 to investigate some Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity taking place at the prison.

And as part of her investigation, Spencer had to interview an inmate born in Trinidad and Tobago named Ernest Nurse, who was found guilty of murder.

Tobago teenager missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 17-year-old Shinaiah Marcelle.

Shinaiah, was last seen at her Joefield Trace, Lambeau home, around 7:15 pm, on Tuesday 19th June, 2018.

She was reported missing to the Scarborough Police Station, around 11:40am, on Wednesday 20th June, 2018, by her mother, Kelleisha Marcelle.

Shinaiah is of African descent, 5 feet 10 inches tall, stockily built, with a dark complexion and a relaxed hairstyle.