On Thursday, the new fast ferry -- the APT James, made its maiden voyage from Trinidad to Tobago, where it was commissioned.

Among the passengers aboard the vessel, were family members of Alphonso Philbert Theophilus James.

He's, the late politician the vessel is named after.

Alicia Boucher spoke with them.


Thousands of employees attached to the water and Sewage Authority have been urged to stay home on Tuesday 2nd March by their representing union.

A mother and father have been arrested, for allegedly abusing their children.