(JAMAICA GLEANER) Tears flowed down Candice Chambers’ cheeks yesterday and with a weak wave of the hand, she signalled to the Gleaner team to talk to her mother at their home in Oliver Gardens, May Pen, Clarendon.
(Trinidad Express)The Trinidadian man charged with attempting to steal an American Airlines jet at Orlando Melbourne International Airport will be deported to Trinidad, placed on a US “no-fly” list, and barred from returning to the United States.
(Antigua Observer) A police prosecutor accused of kidnapping a 13 year old girl and having sex with her on two occasions in 2016, walked free yesterday after the child said she did not want to proceed with the case and or to relive the incidents.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Barrington Whyte, the husband of the woman district constable who was killed in a domestic dispute on the weekend, has surrendered to the police.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Anishka McLeish of Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11, who has been reported missing since yesterday Monday, October 1.
(Trinidad Express) The Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union has filed an Industrial Relations Offense complaining that Petrotrin has not been meeting and treating in good faith.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Nishal Sankat, the Trinidad and Tobago national who has been charged with trying to steal a plane at the Melbourne Airport in Florida, is coming home.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) The country can breathe a sigh of relief since Finance Minister Colm Imbert has assured that there will be no increases in taxes for the remainder of government’s term in office.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The police have now recovered the body of six-year-old Dajahne Pennant of Oliver Gardens, May Pen, Clarendon who died yesterday after being swept away by flood waters in the Mount Claire area of Clarendon.
(Trinidad Guardian) The habitat along the Vistabella River is once again under attack as oil stretches across several kilometres of water and the flanking mangroves.
(Trinidad Express) Outlining the Government decision to shut down operations at Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said in its current state, the oil company was a looming crisis.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Antigua and Barbuda has introduced a hurricane guarantee programme aimed at providing peace of mind for travellers booking holidays there.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Blue Lagoon is the latest site to be declared as a National Monument by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT).
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) MONSTER waves battered the coastal home of a family in Marabella on Saturday afternoon, destroying part of their house.
(GUARDIAN) TRINIDAD Almost half of the criminal backlog cases in this country’s High Courts have been pending for more than 15 years.
(Trinidad Express) Ken “Professor” Philmore – steelpan arranger, composer and ace pannist – died at the Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital on Sunday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has condemned the killing of District Constable Mellissa Edwards-Whyte, who was assigned to Crime Stop.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Almost half of the criminal backlog cases in this country’s High Courts have been pending for more than 15 years.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) – The festering crime problem that has been plaguing St James jolted the tourism sector on Thursday night when a gunman barged into a hotel room in Montego Bay and raped two female tourists before he lost possession of his weapon and was shot by one of the visitors.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The festering crime problem that has been plaguing St James jolted the tourism sector on Thursday night when a gunman barged into a hotel room in Montego Bay and raped two female tourists before he lost possession of his weapon and was shot by one of the visitors.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) A single parent who had no choice but to stay at home with her child after the earthquake damaged Forest Reserve Anglican Primary School was closed has lost her job.
(Trinidad Express) Three Trinidadian men and four Venezuelan nationals, three of whom are in this country illegally, were to appear before a Siparia Magistrate yesterday, jointly charged with possession of firearm and ammunition.
(Trinidad Express) The Meteorological Office forecast for yesterday was for generally sunny conditions with the expectation of showery interruptions in some areas.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) November 30 is the date set for the closure of state oil company Petrotrin.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Caribbean Airlines has disclosed that flight BW 3502 bound for ANR Robinson International Airport, Tobago was brought to a stop at the end of the runway at the ANR Robinson International Airport in keeping with standard operating procedures, after the cockpit crew were alerted by a strong smell of alcohol in the aircraft.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into a fight at the Princes Town West Secondary School on Thursday, which resulted in one pupil being taken to hospital.
Just moments ago an earthquake occurred off Martinique and was felt in Dominica and St Lucia This was confirmed The University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Unit.
(Trinidad Express) Death came for reputed gang leader Gary Mc Clarence in the parking lot outside SuperPharm at Gulf View, La Romaine last night.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A WOMAN hit last week by a stray bullet while watching television in her Barataria home has died at hospital.
(Trinidad Guardian) One week after his arrest, Nishal Sankat’s attorney is urging authorities to move his client from prison to another facility under a private physician’s care amid fears over his mental state.
(Trinidad Guardian) Former CL Financial (CLF) executive chairman Lawrence Duprey has been ordered to pay over US$122 million in damages to the company’s former subsidiary in the Bahamas over a failed land development in Florida.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has broken into the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the first time.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday hailed the breakthrough development of the first legal shipment of cannabis derived product (cannabis oil) to Canada from Jamaica.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday reiterated the call by Jamaica and the rest of CARICOM for the United States to lift the embargoes imposed against Cuba almost six decades ago, arguing that societies function best within an inclusive global environment, where no one feels left behind.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has vowed to hunt down and flush out the gangsters who ambushed a police-military patrol and shot and injured two soldiers in the Richmond Hill section of Cambridge in St James yesterday.
FORMER UWI principal Professor Clement Sankat and his wife have hired a high-profile attorney to handle the case of their son, Nishal Sankat, accused in the US of burglary, trespassing and grand theft.
(Trinidad Guardian) National award winner and secretary of the Association of Psychiatrists of T&T Dr Varma Deyalsingh is urging citizens to look out for signs of depression in their loved ones before it reaches the point of suicide.
(Trinidad Guardian) Frustrated over the absence of printing paper in the Port-of-Spain and San Fernando Supreme Courts for the past two weeks, a judge yesterday said the Judiciary appears to be on the brink of collapse.
(Trinidad Express) Two men have been charged with multiple offences of obtaining money for trafficking a child.
(Trinidad Guardian) Businessman and sex therapist Giriraj “Raj” Ramnanan has been given the green light to pursue a lawsuit against the Comptroller of the Customs and Excise Division over the seizure of three shipments of sex toys and other paraphernalia.
(BARBADOS NATION) At 11 a.m. Tropical Storm Kirk was centred near 12.1N 54.3W or about 360 miles (575 km) east of Barbados.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) THE tropical depression named Kirk has regained strength and is once more a tropical storm, but the Met Office says it poses no threat to Trinidad & Tobago.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) PUBLIC Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte said he felt as if he was treated like a criminal by police officers when he was stopped and redirected from Dock Road near the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Sunday evening, due to ongoing road works by the Water and Sewage Authority (WASA).
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) DEBATE has again followed Government’s declaration of the observance of Divali 2018 in Trinidad and Tobago, with one Hindu organisation claiming its given date of November 6 is off the mark.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A 50-year-old Cunupia driving instructor was shot in the right eye while a teenager who he was giving driving lessons to was shot twice in the head near the Cocorite walkover shortly after 8.40 am today.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) A 21-year-old Venezuelan woman, who was charged with firearm and ammunition possession after her friend was killed in an alleged shootout with police in March, has been freed.
(Trinidad Express) Police say they have arrested a 38-year-old man in connection with the robbery of three security officers who were at the time replenishing a Republic Bank Limited ATM, in the Caroni district on Monday.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) YEARS of broken promises by Member of Parliament (MP) for Laventille West Fitzgerald Hinds to the people of the Beetham Gardens was what led to one man splashing muddy water at him during a tour of the area last month.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) The police have activated an Ananda Alert for 15-year-old Hobbiegaye Aldridge and her baby, who are of Anchor Avenue, Bogue Village in St James.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Eyewitnesses to today’s brazen robbery of a G4S Security armoured vehicle and its four armed guards have described it as “like a scene out of an action movie.” According to a police report, at about noon the armoured vehicle had backed up towards Republic Bank’s ATM machine at St Helena, Piarco, when three masked gunmen ambushed its four security guards.