Fire broke out at the Radiology Department of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital around 7pm on Friday 29th March 2019. Almost two (2) days later, no official cause for the fire has been given as investigations continue.
Approximately thirty (30) patients were evacuated from nearby wards but were later returned after the fire was extinguished.
See the Media Statement from the North West Regional Health Authority below regarding the fire.
Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, suffered no injuries after his official vehicle crashed into a civilian vehicle on Saturday 30th March 2019. However, the family of the injured civilian said they were very disappointed with how the victim was treated by Police.
The accident occurred around 1:30pm in the vicinity of the T&T Yacht Club in Glencoe. Griffith’s Security Detail was in pursuit of a B13 Sentra which was driving in and out of traffic, using the Shoulder and driving above the Speed Limit.
The injured civilian, Shakeel Forbes (27) from Carenage, was not immediately rushed to Hospital - according to his family. They also allege that when Forbes eventually arrived at the St. James Health Facility, he waited more than five (5) hours before seeing a Doctor.
See the Media Release from TTPS below for full details of the incident.
Griffith has promised to contact the family of the injured civilian.
The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission will activate a Hotline for all SEA Centers from Noon on 3rd April (day before the SEA Exam) until 3pm on 4th April 2019. This Hotline is to ensure that efficient electricity service is maintained at all SEA Centers on Exam Day.
See T&TEC’s Media Release below for further information.
The T&T Meteorological Service is advising citizens to disregard the ‘Hot Spell Alert’ that is being circulated via WhatsApp and Social Media.
See their Tweet below for further information.
Below is the old ‘Hot Spell Alert’ that is currently being circulated:
Hot Spell Outlook
Sad day for Ruby Tuesday fans as the Franchise Holder announces Sunday 24th March 2019 will be their last day of operation in T&T after sixteen (16) years.
In their announcement, the Dachin Group of Companies also took the opportunity to tease their upcoming “local restaurant brand” which promises to offer “a new and exciting dining experience.”
See their official announcement below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
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