(Trinidad Guardian) The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) has recorded over 700 environmental accidents within the past three years.
(Trinidad Guardian) St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonzalves has hinted that Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) could drop Trinidad and Tobago from its schedule of routes as the airline seeks to restructure amid financial burdens.
(Jamaica Observer) THE second witness in the Uchence Wilson Gang trial testified yesterday that two of the series of robberies that he participated in were coordinated from behind bars.
(Trinidad Express) A special investigations unit has been assigned to find who killed Sheron Sukhdeo and his friends and relatives.
(Trinidad Express) A man was shot dead and a pundit injured during a Pooja (Hindu prayer service) in Hardbargain near Princes Town on Tuesday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Relatives of murder victim Rachel Mohammed, 30, are now said to be fearful for their lives as they believe they too may become targets of alleged gang members.
(Trinidad Guardian) A seven-year-0ld boy playing with matches accidentally torched his family’s home, leaving 11 people homeless.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Former executive director of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Dr Carolyn Gomes, is hailing a major ruling from the United Kingdom-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council which could place cops accused of extrajudicial killings under greater scrutiny and prompt the Police Service Commission (PSC) to investigate them before they get the all-clear signal for upward mobility in the force.
(Trinidad Express) Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith’s plans to restructure the Legal Department of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service involves contracting a team of prosecutors from the United Kingdom, who specialize in fraud and fraud-related matters.
(Barbados nation) Two fake cops were forced to flee and call the real police after Deacons, St Michael residents set upon them when they tried to confiscate a second bicycle.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Broadcaster Dorraine Samuels has died at the age of 59. Samuels, a long time employee of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, passed away this afternoon.
(Trinidad Express) Thirty-year-old Rachel Mohammed was ambushed and shot dead on Saturday night near her St Augustine home.
(Jamaica Observer) A father is now disgruntled after administrators of the school his child attends, instead of taking the injured student to get medical attention, called him to do so.
(Trinidad Guardian) The buck mystery in Gasparillo has ended after an American exorcist intervened and chased away the “spirit” which Krishna Mathura says was tormenting his family over the past seven months.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Prime ministers within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have been sounding off over the decision of a select few Caribbean leaders to meet with United States (US) President Donald Trump last Friday in Florida to discuss the deepening political crisis in Venezuela and energy security.
(Trinidad Express) Rachel Mohammed, the woman shot on Dookiesingh Street, St Augustine, on Saturday night while liming with her friend, has died.
(Trinidad Express) The body found in Couva on Saturday has been identified. It is that of 17-year-old Netanya Mohamdally who went missing on March 17 from her home in Chagua-nas.
(Trinidad Express) The three friends who were taken by men pretending to be police officers have been released.
LIMA, (Reuters) – Residents of a remote Amazonian region seized a small oil installation operated by Canadian energy company PetroTal Corp to demand electricity and other government services, an industry group said yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) The police are asking the public to help them identify the body of a woman found in a watercourse at Exchange, Couva around 10 a.m.
(Jamaica Observer) The parents of a 10-month-old baby who was left unattended at home in Bull Bay, St Andrew, while they partied in St Catherine, drew the ire of people inside the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last week.
(Jamaica Observer) HEAD of Calabar High’s Physics Department Sanjaye Shaw says he is still upbeat, despite the school’s rejection yesterday of his version of events surrounding an alleged assault involving two of the school’s top athletes last December.
(Trinidad Guardian) Allan “AJ” Martin, the son of slain gangster Allan “Scanny” Martin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer during an attempted robbery in Chaguanas on Sunday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two Freeport families are appealing for the public’s help in finding three men who were abducted on Sunday outside their homes.
In keeping with a decision of CARICOM Heads to facilitate a peaceful resolution of the crisis in Venezuela, a delegation of community foreign ministers took part in a video conference on Saturday in Barbados with the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly Juan Guaido while meeting with a team of his representatives.
(Jamaica Gleaner) An alarming shortage of registered dentists in Jamaica has led to a surge in botched services as patients pay a heavy toll chasing after dirt-cheap options.
(Trinidad Guardian) T&T’s debt to China has jumped from $2.2 billion last year to $6.2 billion after Government partnered with China again on two new projects.
(Trinidad Newsday) With last Monday’s bombing by US-backed Syrian forces of the two remaining ISIS-controlled villages in which 200 men, women and children were reportedly killed, some families in TT fear their loved ones who migrated to Syria and Iraq might be among the dead.
(Trinidad Guardian) Hospitals are becoming “home” for some—including children at Carnival time. Some parents deliberately dose their children with Brooklax laxative, take them to hospitals for “diarrhoea” treatment and leave them there when they want to fete for Carnival, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said on Friday.
(Trinidad Newsday) Siparia magistrate Margaret Alert denied bail to the parents of a two-month-old boy when they appeared before her yesterday jointly charged with having a gun and ammunition.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Calabar Physics teacher Sanjaye Shaw, says he has now formally reported to the police, the December 15, 2018 alleged assault by top athletes Christopher Taylor and DeJour Russell.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith says Jamaica and eight other countries in the region, have signed an agreement to preserve existing preferential trade terms with the United Kingdom in a Post-Brexit era, backed by UK Trade Minister, George Hollingbery.
(Trinidad Express) Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) David West says corrupt police officers are involved in “gangs, money laundering and human trafficking—with young Venezuelan girls fast becoming the preferred targets”.
(Trinidad Express) Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Susan Francois has suggested that a “cash-restricted” system be implemented in Trinidad and Tobago to combat money laundering and corruption.
(Trinidad Guardian) The death of an elderly man who was struck and killed by a police vehicle while attempting to cross the Priority Bus Route in Barataria — the second fatal accident involving a police officer in three days — has prompted the Commissioner of Police to get personally involved in the investigations of both matters.
(Trinidad Express) A Tobago landscaper is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate charged with the March 12 murder of businessman Donald Parks.
(Jamaica Observer) The police are in search of a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing since last Saturday after reportedly going for a job interview in St James.
(Trinidad Express) Accused wife killer Dominic Guevara reappeared in court on Friday. Guevara, the husband of primary school teacher Margaret Ragoobar-Guevara, reappeared in the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court.
(Trinidad Newsday) A birthday party ended in bloodshed on Tuesday night after a gunman opened fire on partygoers at a house in Enterprise, Chaguanas.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A teacher at Calabar High School is now scared for his safety after making several attempts to ensure that two of the school’s elite track athletes serve suspensions for allegedly assaulting him in December 2018.
(Jamaica Observer) The origin of one of the documents Peta-Gay Ffrench presented at the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) in Twickenham Park, St Catherine, when she attempted to register a stolen baby last month, will determine whether another person is charged in the matter.
(Trinidad Guardian) Police officers were called in to deal with a situation at the University of the West Indies’ St Augustine campus on Wednesday after a male student pepper sprayed a female classmate following an argument over a group project.
(Trinidad Guardian) A three-year-old boy, who was among 13 passengers refused entry into Trinidad and Tobago after they came off a flight from Venezuela, was reunited with his mother last night.
(Trinidad Express) HOURS after a Hindu priest performed an “exorcism” at the Mathura home in Gasparillo, the ‘buck’ still showed up.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A teacher who is alleging that he was assaulted by members of Calabar High School’s track and field team, including two prominent athletes, is planning to go public at a press conference tomorrow.
(Jamaica Observer) Jamaica yesterday announced that its embassy in Caracas, Venezuela will be temporarily closed, with effect April 1.
(Trinidad Express) Dominic Guevarra who survived a shotgun attack which killed his wife a year ago, has been charged with her murder.
(Trinidad Guardian) Five female Special Reserve Police Officers and a senior superintendent of police are among seven police officers arrested by officers of the Professional Standards Bureau for mischief in public office.
(Trinidad Express) When Anita Espinoza heard she was on fire during her Caesarean section, she thought she was going to die.
(Trinidad Express) President Donald Trump has invited the leaders of The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia to his Florida resort tomorrow to discuss Chinese “predatory economic practices” and the crisis in Venezuela.