Did T&T's emergency services handle the threat of Hurricane Ivan adequately?
Ivans raging winds battered Tobago, Barbados
and Grenada yesterday, tearing up roofs, trees and
utility poles along the way. Ivan worked itself
up to Category IV strength before hitting Tobago,
where it knocked out power and sent hundreds scampering
for cover at relief centres. Trinidad was spared
any serious damage, apart from strong winds and
Photos: SHIRLEY BAHADUR, SOOKDEO BANEY, ADRIAN BOODAN,
KERRY PETERS, DILIP SINGH & DAVID WEARS
A man has condemned the poor conditions he, his pregnant
wife and their two young children endured at a temporary
shelter in the wee hours of yesterday
morning, after hurricane warnings forced their evacuation
from their Mt Hope home...