A manhunt is underway in Linden for a man who is suspected to have fatally stabbed his wife this morning.
Police identified the victim as Shanika Elliot-London, 37, a clothes vendor and a mother, of Lot 1206 Central Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden.
Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has once again been elected leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party after a close contest today that he won by two votes over the incumbent, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan.
In light of information on a “potential domestic security threat” and increased crimes, the government yesterday announced that the police force and army will be conducting security operations, which will include aerial coverage by helicopters, in targeted areas.
The Maternal and Child Health Unit of the Ministry of Public Health is seeking to expand its available family-planning options with the introduction of new, long-acting reversible contraceptive for women.
(Trinidad Guardian) CAL doesn’t need a bailout just yet.
That’s the declaration of its chief executive, Michael DiLollo. He said the airline had benefitted from extremely patient shareholders for years and believed the airline was strategically positioned to break even in three years.
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar says her country is in full support of Guyana as it relates to recent decree made by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over most of Guyana’s exclusive economic zone, GINA reported this afternoon.
AMMAN/GENEVA, (Reuters) – More than 60,000 people have died in Syria’s uprising and civil war, the United Nations said today, dramatically raising the death toll in a struggle that shows no sign of ending.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Property company Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust has increased its stake in the proposed US$23 million (J$2b) Courtyard by Marriott hotel project from one-quarter to more than one-third in the wake of the exit of an unnamed fourth investor.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Vernon Philander’s sensational five-wicket burst helped South Africa skittle out New Zealand for 45 runs inside 20 overs on the opening morning of the first test at Newlands today.
LONDON, (Reuters) – European shares rallied across the board at the start of the new year after U.S. lawmakers approved a deal to prevent a fiscal crunch that had threatened growth in the world’s largest economy.
(Barbados Nation) Police are investigating the discovery of a newborn’s decomposed body in a St James home on Boxing Day.
Reports indicate that the baby was delivered of a young woman, who not too long ago had also given birth to a baby girl and abandoned her.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is aware that his condition is complicated following a fourth cancer operation in Cuba, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday, as the OPEC nation watches for clues to the socialist leader’s health.
(Trinidad Express) Sexual offences and kidnappings were at an all time high last year than any other time over the past five years, according to statistics from the Crime and Problem Analysis Branch (CAPA) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka will use the example of their remarkable turnaround on their last tour of South Africa to try and rescue a face-saving third test victory against Australia, captain Mahela Jayawardene said today.
(Trinidad Express) All those who were on duty at the Defence Force Headquarters in Chaguaramas the night Lance Corporal Curtis Marshall was murdered have been locked down at base while homicide detectives conduct their investigations.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States averted economic calamity yesterday when lawmakers approved a deal to prevent huge tax hikes and spending cuts that would have pushed the world’s largest economy off a “fiscal cliff” and into recession.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Washington’s last-minute scramble to step back from a “fiscal cliff” ran into trouble today as Republicans in the House of Representatives balked at a deal to avert a budget crisis.