Rohan Sinanan

Sinanan: No new extensions on demerit point system

Works and Trans­port Min­is­ter Ro­han Sinanan says there will be no fur­ther ex­ten­sion in the roll out of the de­mer­it point sys­tem in this coun­try.

The sys­tem was sup­posed to take ef­fect on March 2, how­ev­er, it was an­nounced that the procla­ma­tion would in­stead take place one month lat­er, April 2nd.

PDRC Chairman: “Give us money to fix bad roads…”

The Chairman of the Penal Debe Regional Corporation (PDRC), Dr Allen Sammy, is taking issue with comments made by Works and Transport Minister, Rohan Sinanan, over the failure of regional corporations to fix the roads in their constituencies.

In a release issued today, the PDRC Chairman points to an interview the minister did with the Trinidad Guardian, which was published on Sunday 9 February 2020.

Mosquito Creek “a disaster waiting to happen”—Dr Suruj Rambachan

Former Works and Transport Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan said yesterday’s accident along Mosquito Creek was a disaster waiting to happen.

In a press release, Dr Rambachan said the recently opened section along the Creek was opened without any shoulder, and very narrow lanes. He says it is an example of the carelessness of the current government in treating with the lives and safety of citizens.

Barrackpore Bridge opens

Less than a week after the Barrackpore Bridge collapsed following devastating floods, a temporary bailey bridge has been opened to the public.

Local government minister Senator Kazim Hosein visited the area on Friday and met with residents who expressed relief that the New Colonial Road was finally opened again.

At Number 2 Junction, Eddie Surjan said even though the bridge was incomplete, he was thankful it was still open.

Rohan Sinanan: UNC gained, but not in the way that counts

The PNM's campaign manager for the 2019 Local Government Elections, says the UNC failed to make any serious inroads into any of the PNM strongholds.

However, Works and Transport Minister, Rohan Sinanan, says the party will be doing some serious analysis of all the results, to determine the way forward for its 2020 general election strategy.

According to Minister Sinanan, one of the key people on the PNM’s strategy team for the recently concluded election, the opposition party was unable to make any impact on the East-West Corridor.

Licensing Office remained closed today

The Licensing Office in Port of Spain remained closed today.

According to workers and the union, the sewage problem on the compound was not fixed.

First Vice President of the Public Service Association (PSA), Ian Murray, said workers showed up to work this morning but refused to work because of the open sewer. 

Murray said they expect to meet with the Transport Commissioner on the compound to discuss the issue soon.

On Thursday, staff walked off the compound after raw sewerage was found to be leaking and the toilets stopped working.

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