CARACAS, (Reuters) – The Venezuelan state prosecutor’s office yesterday asked a local court to halt the inauguration of the country’s new 545-member legislative superbody, citing allegations that the government fudged the results of the vote that created it.
(Trinidad Express) The number of passengers injured as a result of the turbulence encountered by an American Airlines flight headed to Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday night, stands at 30.
(Trinidad Express) A life guard who married a girl who was 14 years old when he was charged with committing eight sexual assault offences against her, has been committed to stand trial for the alleged offences.
(Trinidad Express) Trinidad Cement Limited employee Al Pascall was shot and killed at his home early yesterday.
Akeem Reiid (Trinidad Guardian) A 25-year-old Arouca man died on Tuesday after being chased and knocked down by a man driving a car, moments after he was forced to flee his girlfriend’s home following an argument with her former boyfriend.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition today readied itself for massive protests against a freshly elected legislative superbody that is expected to hand President Nicolas Maduro vast new powers.
St CROIX, V.I., (Reuters) – For a glimpse at the precarious financial health of this Caribbean island, visit its public hospital.
(Trinidad Express) For the second time in less than a week, a relative of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has been shot dead.
(Barbados Nation) It may be a merry Christmas this year for CLICO policyholders.
(Trinidad Guardian) A jilted husband and his friend were sentenced to death by hanging yesterday, for soliciting and contracting a hitman to murder the man’s ex-wife and her lover for $30,000 some 11 years ago.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Anti-government demonstrators barricaded streets yesterday and promised a fresh wave of protests against President Nicolas Maduro, after an election a day earlier giving the Venezuelan leader and his ruling Socialist Party sweeping powers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US government slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro yesterday, the Trump’s administration’s toughest move so far against his government in response to Sunday’s election of a legislative superbody Washington denounced as a “sham” vote.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Brazil is investigating a plane crash in which three environmental enforcement agents were killed, a government spokesman said yesterday, a case which is the latest blow to efforts to protect the Amazon rainforest.
(Trinidad Guardian) If further attacks continue on Chinese people living in T&T there may be a second exodus of this group of people from the country similar to what occurred during the Black Power revolution in 1970.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition said it is ready to change tactics in its bid to bring down President Nicolas Maduro after today’s election of a legislative super-body that they say is designed to tighten the socialist’s already strong hold on power.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Diphtheria, a serious bacterial infection that is fatal in 5 to 10 percent of cases, appears to still be spreading in Venezuela amid unsanitary living conditions and shortages of basic medicines, rarely available data suggested this week.
Attorney Joseph Melville was yesterday sentenced to 19 years in prison for attempting to murder his former secretary Patricia Cox in 2001.
(Trinidad Guardian) The Industrial Court has ordered that international courier firm DHL pay TT$2.3 million in compensation for the wrongful dismissal of its former district manger for the English-speaking Caribbean.
(Trinidad Guardian) Relatives of Roumelda ‘Twinkle” King said yesterday she suffered a life of abuse at the hands of the man who took her life.
(Trinidad Guardian) The Government has won its bid to appoint a pair of provisional liquidators for CL Financial (CLF).
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 13 senior officials of Venezuela’s government, military and state oil company PDVSA today, U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) An employee from the Port-of-Spain General Hospital (PoSGH) and his father, a retiree who also worked at the hospital, were both ambushed and killed by gunmen in Laventille yesterday, while responding to a call of an accident along Picton Road involving one of their vehicles.
BOGOTA, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Peruvian authorities have launched a major crackdown on modern slavery after a warehouse fire in Lima last month killed four workers, including two who were trapped inside a padlocked container on the roof.
(Barbados Nation) Police have arrested and jointly charged three teenagers, in connection with the murder of 58-year-old Colleen Beresdean Payne of Lodge Hill, St Michael.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – About 1,000 landless peasant families invaded a farm belonging to a firm owned by the family of Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi yesterday, according to a statement from the group backing the occupation.