rains yesterday afternoon caused flooding in several
parts of the country, catching motorists and pedestrians
alike by surprise. From top, clockwise, cars and maxi
taxis negotiate the floods at the intersection of
the Priority Bus Route and Morvant Junction; the Cipero
River in San Fernando is swollen with flood waters;
a toddler helps her mother hold on to the umbrella
in San Fernando and a man, with lunch in hand, negotiates
the floods on Murray Street, Woodbrook.
Photos: Keith Matthews,
Sookdeo Baney and David Wears
of commuters remained stranded yesterday, as flood
waters rose in several parts of south Trinidad, invading
homes, killing pets and wreaking havoc at a private
medical institution in San Fernando...
a significant oil boom boost to this countrys
economy in the past year, the unemployment rate has
remained at an untenable ten per cent, raising concern
about the competitiveness and suitability of T&Ts
foreign exchange rate...
Merchant Bank is close to sealing a US$100
million deal with the Government of Belize.
Belize Prime Minister Said Musa and other
government officials are expected to be
in T&T next week to complete the deal...
and daughter team Sonia and Nathania Mack
launched their Carnival 2005 sectionsTitania
and Aiisha respectively at Pier 1,
Chaguaramas, on Friday night. The two sections
will lead the parade of Poisons 2005
presentation Cherchez La Femme...
Revellers is the winner of the George
Bailey Large Band award. Check out more
photos from Carnival 2004...