FIERY PROTEST: Tyres burn along this road in Avocat, South Oropouche on Tuesday as residents and their councillor protested damage done to the road by WASA workers who undertook underground pipe replacement. PHOTO BY MARVIN HAMILTON –
Newsday photographers captured some of these images reflecting the past 24 hours in Trinidad and Tobago.
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MEN AT WORK: WASA workmen during an underground pipe-replacement exercise along this road in South Oropuche, Avocat on Tuesday while a fiery protest was taking place at the same time. PHOTO BY MARVIN HAMILTON –
The fallen light pole near the Maritime roundabout in Barataria which was responsible for major traffic on the eastbound section of the Beetham Highway on Tuesday. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI –
TRAFFIC JAM: Traffic along the eastbound section of the Beetham Highway on Tuesday caused by a light pole which fell across the road near the Maritime roundabout in Barataria. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI –
SOUR DOUGH: Israel Cudjoe checks out a ten-kilo sack of Ibis Flour on Tuesday at Harris Megastore Supermarket in San Fernando, the same day that NFM announced the immediate increase in the price of its flour by 33 per cent. PHOTO BY MARVIN HAMILTON –
SORROW: Women weep at the Forensic Science Centre in St James on Tuesday after identifying the body of their loved one labourer Andrew Corbin who was one of ten people murdered over the three-day Labour Day holiday weekend. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI –
BUSY DAY: The Forensic Science Centre in St James was a beehive of activity on Tuesday as several people came to identify the bodies of loved ones following a particularly bloody Labour Day holiday weekend where at least ten murders were committed in the country. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI –
CROSSING: Clutching several bags, this woman crosses the flooded road in South Quay, Port of Spain on Tuesday. PHOTO BY AYANNA KINSALE –
WET WALK: Students walk through a flooded pavement off South Quay in Port of Spain on Tuesday where several streets and pavements were inundated with floodwater after hours of heavyrainfall. PHOTO BY AYANNA KINSALE –
ESSENTIAL SUPPLY: A man leaves KFC’s Independence Square, Port of Spain outlet on Tuesday. KFC has increased the price of some of its meals from $1.50-$6. PHOTO BY AYANNA KINSALE –