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YARD UNDER WATER: A senior citizen wades through floodwater on his property at Bridge Road, Aranjuez, yesterday following persistent rainfall across Trinidad and Tobago due to Tropical Storm Karen. —Photo: JERMAINE CRUICKSHANK

PUBLIC UTILITIES Minister Robert Le Hunte said yesterday that the passage of Tropical Storm Karen would go a long way in restoring Trinidad’s supply of potable water.

Speaking to the Express during a news conference at the National Security Ministry, Port of Spain, Le Hunte had lamented about the country’s dwindling water supply, especially at the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA) Hollis Dam in Valencia.


FORMER Speaker of the House of Representatives Nizam Mohammed said Friday he was delighted that the Red House had been restored.

THE family of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi takes in $20,280,000 a year in rent money from the State for four properties.

CALYPSO veteran Trinidad Rio (Daniel Brown) caused a stir when he stood on stage and asked Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly for his Carifesta cheque on Friday evening at the opening of the Back 2 Basics calypso tent.

UNITED National Congress (UNC) deputy political leader Jearlean John has challenged Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to leave the comfort of his safe seat and challenge her for a marginal seat in the East-West Corridor.