Electricity has been restored in the areas that experienced a blackout tonight.
Around 9 pm, several parts of central and south Trinidad experienced a blackout after a generator went down at TGU (Trinidad Generation Unlimited).
Electricity was restored in most areas just after 10 pm.
Several parts of central Trinidad are experiencing a blackout at this time.
The exact cause of the blackout is not yet clear.
The blackout covers several areas from Grand Bazaar to Chaguanas.
We will have more when further info comes to hand.
A man was shot dead on the Western Main Road in St James tonight, a brazen gunman walked up to the owner of the Grill King burger cart and pumped several bullets into him at point-blank range.
The victim only identified as Neil from Bournes Road, St James according to a social media video posted moments later on several WhatsApp chat groups slumped to the drain just metres away from his cart as stunned workers looked on- while the gunman fled on foot.
Investigators told Guardian Media the killing which pushed the country's murder country to 476 happened just before 8 p.m.
Trinidadian born poet and author, Ian Williams has won Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.
Williams was named as the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, in a ceremony on Monday night, beating out five other authors for the prize.
“Who the hell really cares?”
This was the question posed by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar as she denied her party was ever involved with data-mining company Cambridge Analytica.
A Soca artiste who was recently selected to contest the local government elections for the United National Congress is now pledging his support for the People’s National Movement.
So much so, Clint Davis, sobriquet, Young Blue, 34 of Cocoyea Village, performed at the launch of PNM candidate for Mon Repos/Navet District Nigel Couttier’s election campaign and the blessing of his office on Dos Santos Street, Mon Repos last Sunday.
The United States Embassy Port of- Spain is warning citizens of T&T of a scam using the telephone numbers of the US Embassy.
In a statement the Embassy said members of the public informed the Embassy they received a call with US Embassy Port- of- Spain’s telephone number listed as the caller ID.
Police officers are warning citizens especially around the Yuletide season of robberies and have asked for the exercising of extra vigilance when conducting transactions especially cash transactions.
This warning came on the heels of a robbery involving a store manager as she made her way to the bank to make a deposit on Monday.
The manager, police said, was robbed of cash, bank cards and other important documents.
The incident occurred at about 9.30 am while she was walking along Farfan Street in Arima.