Locusts have descended on farms in the southwest peninsula, ravaging crops and vegetation.
The worst hit areas include Bowen Trace, Chatham and Austin South Trace.
Teams from the Ministry of Agriculture have been taking photographs and reports of the damage. However, sources say the lone crop dusting tractor is down so spraying of the insects is not possible.
The management of the Power Gen is denying reports that the company's Wrightson Road property will be sold to a business conglomerate.
In a statement issued Monday, PowerGen's management said it had been made aware of false information being shared on various social media platforms which states that PowerGen’s property at Wrightson Road, Port of Spain has been sold to ANSA McAL.
PowerGen said that its Port of Spain property is still vested in the company and that there are no discussions or arrangements at this time for the sale of same to any entity.
Trinidad and Tobago has abstained from yet another vote taken by the Organisation of American States (OAS) related to Venezuela.
The Permanent Council of the OAS approved on Wednesday the resolution - "Humanitarian Assistance in Venezuela” - encouraging member states, permanent observers, and the competent international organizations “to continue providing support and implementing measures to address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.”