As the mad rush to have vehicles inspected and certified continues, Minority Leader Watson Duke is calling on the Government to “be reasonable” in enforcing the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act as two of three working authorised vehicle inspection stations, service the entire of Tobago
Both are located on the western end of the island—the Licensing Department on Shirvan Road, Buccoo and Sylvester Auto World, Sherwood Park, Carnbee.
Officers attached to the Tobago- arm of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service say an arrest is imminent after a 15-year-old male student of a secondary school in Scarborough was allegedly buggered at his home on Monday, November 26.
According to the police report, the student who resides with his mother was home alone around 7pm when a man known to the family visited them.
The report says the man began playing a wrestling game; he normally plays, with the youngster.
Tobago’s water supply is set to be significantly increased by the end of the year 2019 with the commencement of upgrade works on the Hillsborough Dam, Mt. St George, Tobago, the THA Division of Settlements Urban Renewal and Public Utilities said yesterday.
The dam which was commissioned in 1952, has been the major source of drinking water for the island of Tobago, having the largest water storage capacity on the island.
However, for a significant period of time, the dam has been storing thirty percent below its intended capacity of 220 million gallons of water.
The Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) has announced the appointment of Michelle Edwards-Benjamin as Acting Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect.
Edwards-Benjamin has worked with the TRHA since 1995, moving through the ranks of Nursing to hold the substantive position of Secondary Care Nurse Manager.
She holds a B.Sc. Management Studies from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).
The upgrade of the main power plant in Tobago could see an end to frequent electricity blackouts on the island, says Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte.
The upgrade which cost $139.5 m is part of Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission mandate to provide Tobagonians with a reliable, high-quality electricity supply.
Le Hunte, speaking at the commissioning ceremony on Monday, said the upgrade was completed on time and delivered within budget.