rains pound Tobago
die in landslides
Two people are dead and a woman and her children are
in critical condition in hospital after heavy rains
caused landslides throughout the eastern part of Tobago
run high; chaos reigns at Arafat funeral
Yasser Arafat was laid to rest in a marble-and-stone
grave yesterday, after his flag-draped coffin was
borne through a sea of emotional Palestinians who
swarmed the helicopter that brought him from a state
funeral in Egypt...
floods ravage South
Raging flood waters ripped down fences, tore through
fields of crops and drowned hundreds of animals in
south Trinidad yesterday...
issues health warning
Mop-up operations were hit a double blow in south
Trinidad yesterday, when daily-paid employees of Penal\Debe
Regional Corporation failed to show up for work after
they were marooned in their homes due to heavy flooding
and delays in allocating trucks and equipment arose...