In four months single mother Stacy Valasquez and her son should be moving into their new home in Marabella.
The assurance came from San Fernando West MP and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi in a letter to Concerns Muslims of T&T, the group which has been assisting the mother and son for the past six months.
Immediately after Valasquez predicament that she and her son were living in the pavilion of the Marabella Basketball Court was highlighted in this newspaper, the group came to their assistance.
Declaring that he has been a marijuana smoker since age nine, a marijuana farmer admitted many people in the rural communities of Rio Claro and environs depend on marijuana cultivation to support themselves and their families.
He was speaking at the fifth public consultation of the decriminalisation of marijuana at the Hansraj Sumairsingh Multipurpose Complex, Rio Claro on Wednesday.
Baby milk, food and water are being provided to Venezuelans who flock weekly to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in San Fernando.
The Venezuelans were seen standing outside the parish office, some with young children, while others sat on the stairs and walkways of the parish buildings, waiting to be interviewed.
Speaking to Guardian Media on Thursday, Episcopal and Parish priest Fr David Khan said the Venezuelans are not being charged a cent to register for aid, contrary to reports.
While the ban on Venezuelan ferries continued at the Cedros port, three Venezuelan cargo boats docked at Kings Wharf, San Fernando early Wednesday, bringing goods from Venezuela.
Around 7:30 am, Guardian Media captured the arrival of the vessels which came from Guiria.
One was a larger ship while the two others were smaller pirogues.
Most of the Venezuelans did not speak English and they shied away from media cameras.
However, a source said the cargo included ground provisions from the South American mainland.
Even though Minister of National Security Stuart Young says the Cedros port is operational, three Venezuelan ferries are still awaiting clearance to come to the Cedros port with 86 legitimate passengers.
A source who requested anonymity said up to noon on Tuesday, the vessels Virgen de Valle from Guiria which carried 28 passengers, another vessel named Virgen de Valle from Tucupita carrying 30 passengers and Poseidon carrying 18 passengers failed to dock at the Cedros port.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has been called on to justify the actions of its estate police officers who seized water pumps from two Aranguez farmers over the weekend.
In a letter sent to WASA’s corporate secretary Dion Abdool yesterday, lawyers representing Ishwah Singh and Hansraj Moonilal gave the authority until 4 pm tomorrow to give a detailed explanation over the controversial seizure.
The duo’s lawyers also gave WASA the option of immediately returning the equipment to avoid legal proceedings.
Critical times are hard to deal with in this world now, given the fact that violence has taken over especially the kind of violence which claimed the life of 14-year-old Naomi Nelson.
This was the stark reality check made by Pastor Victor Harewood during Nelson’s funeral service— one of the police-involved shooting victims— that took place yesterday at the L’Anse Mitan Recreation Ground at Seaview Gardens in Carenage.
Harewood, however, assured the scores of mourners to take comfort in the Bible and in Jehovah.
The Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Christopher Grimshaw.
Grimshaw, a form two student of Success Laventille Secondary, was last seen at his San Juan home on Saturday 11th May, 2019, by his stepfather.
He was reported missing to the San Juan Police Station on the same date.
Grimshaw is of African descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall, slim built, with a dark brown complexion and short hair.
Have a used smartphone that you're not using? Instead of throwing it away, the Blind Welfare Association wants you to donate it to them.
President of the Blind Welfare Association Kenneth Surratt says the Association is now accepting used smartphones at its two locations- 18 Duke Street, Port of Spain, or 121 Coffee Street, San Fernando.
Dozens of Venezuelan asylum seekers and refugees flocked to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Church in San Fernando on Monday, hoping to get assistance ahead of the government's May 31 registration.
From as early as 7 am, the Venezuelans gathered at the church on Harris Promenade where they were interviewed by officials from the Living Waters Community.