T&T couple killed in hit and run

Kimchan Roopnarine and Patricia Ali (Trinidad Guardian) Police are now hunting for the driver who never stopped after he ran into Kimchan Roopnarine and Patricia Ali in Penal on Sunday night, killing them on the spot.

Nicaragua climate politics in hot water over canal plan

TEPIC, Mexico, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Shaking off its climate change “pariah” status alongside the United States and war-torn Syria, Central American nation Nicaragua took the plunge and joined the Paris Agreement to tackle global warming before U.N.

Trini on America’s Most Wanted list

...linked to killing of sister and girlfriend

(Trinidad Express) Trinidadian Andre Neverson is one of the Most Wanted men in the United States.

Woman charged with killing T&T cop

(Trinidad Express) Two months after the death of a police officer in an apartment fire, a 33-year-old woman has been charged with his murder.

Strong quake south east of Grenada

A powerful 5.7 earthquake was felt in sections of Trinidad and Tobago and as far north as St Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday.

University of T&T in serious financial crisis

(Trinidad Guardian) Education Minister Anthony Garcia is not totally surprised at reports the University of T&T (UTT) is facing financial constraints and will not be able to operate beyond January 2018.

Unversed in debt details, Venezuelans desperate for any relief

CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelans heaving under an unprecedented economic meltdown know little about the finer points of foreign debt negotiations, but long for anything that would put more food on their plate and slow the world’s highest inflation.

Ex-Argentina VP Boudou arrested in corruption case

BUENOS AIRES,  (Reuters) – Amado Boudou, who had been former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez’s economy minister and vice president, was arrested on corruption charges yesterday, becoming the second major official in her government to face detention.

Miss T&T Universe reinstated

(Trinidad Guardian) One day after being stripped of her title, Yvonne Clarke was reinstated to represent T&T at the November 26 Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas.

Miss T&T Universe reinstated

Yvonne Clarke (Trinidad Guardian) One day after being stripped of her title, Yvonne Clarke was reinstated to represent T&T at the November 26 Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas.

Jamaica seeking CCTV systems for secondary schools

Ruel Reid (Jamaica Observer) Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid indicated yesterday that the Government is currently seeking to procure closed circuit television (CCTV) systems for secondary schools.

Ecuador president removed as head of ruling party as feud deepens

QUITO,  (Reuters) – Ecuador’s ruling Country Alliance party, founded by former president Rafael Correa over a decade ago, has removed President Lenin Moreno as its head, citing “repeated failures” in leadership, as a schism between the former allies deepens.

Miss Universe T&T stripped of title

(Trinidad Guardian) This country’s Miss Universe T&T pageant first runner-up Martrecia Alleyne is now being considered to replace stripped delegate Yvonne Clarke.

Miss Universe T&T stripped of title

(Trinidad Guardian) This country’s Miss Universe T&T pageant first runner-up Martrecia Alleyne is now being considered to replace stripped delegate Yvonne Clarke.