(Trinidad Guardian) Police have arrested the imam of a Carapo mosque in connection with an alleged assault, kidnapping and robbery incident last week.
(Trinidad Guardian) Police are now seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a woman found by hunters in Santa Cruz on Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A senior policeman who was on supension was fatally shot at his business place at Waterloo Road, Carapichaima, yesterday.
(Trinidad Newsday) Thirteen people including officials at the Ministry of Social Development will appear in court tomorrow after they were charged by the Fraud Squad for offences relating to the distribution of grants to flood victims.
(Trinidad Guardian) Residents affected by the devastating floods a month ago are struggling to rebuild their lives and mental health experts are appealing to the authorities to ensure there are mechanisms to provide emotional and psychological support.
(Trinidad Guardian) At the end of their restructuring process, the Telecommunications Service of T&T (TSTT) intends to send home 700 employees said Ronald Walcott, TSTT’s CEO.
PORT OF SPAIN, (Reuters) – Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday arrested 75 Cubans who are seeking asylum in the Caribbean island nation, after the group camped out for about three weeks outside the United Nations office in the capital, seeking humanitarian aid.
Police need help in locating 16-year-old Jamaica Girandi Rojas Campo. Jamaica, was last seen at her Moninam Street, St.
(Trinidad Express) Torrential rainfall fueled by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affected all fourteen Municipalities on Thursday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two men have been acquitted of murdering a pensioner during a botched robbery over a decade ago.
(Trinidad Guardian) An aspiring mechanic was murdered in Carenage during a drive-by shooting in the area on Wednesday night.
(Trinidad Newsday) Hours before Special Reserve Constable Michael Youksee shot dead his estranged common-law wife and then turned the gun on himself on Sunday, he wrote three letters.
(Trinidad Guardian) Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith and senior members of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit are currently focusing on three alleged gang leaders and their “shooters” whose photos were leaked in a social media post yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) Two men who admitted that they robbed a fast food outlet at gunpoint are expected to be sentenced in a week’s time.
(Trinidad Guardian) Over 100 workers are expected to be sent home as the Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) begins the implementation of its “new structure.” Confirmation of the move came via a letter from the company to the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) on Monday.
(Trinidad Newsday) A Trinidadian man is suspected of slashing the throat of his girlfriend in their Brooklyn apartment yesterday, after which he slit his own wrists.
(Trinidad Express) A SENIOR magistrate has made reference to the seriousness of the allegation against the four men, including two police officers, charged with the kidnapping of housewife Natalie Pollonais for ransom.
(Trinidad Express) Police are yet to identify a man who suffered multiple injuries when he jumped in front of a passing car on Tuesday night.
(Trinidad Guardian) Heavily armed masked police officers from an elite unit blocked all vehicular traffic along Railway Road in Chaguanas yesterday, as they escorted Barataria businessman Jerome Ollivierre, 28, to the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.
(Trinidad Guardian) Although Kevon Richardson was not a major player on police’s radar, his connection to the criminal underworld and “running his mouth” may have cost him his life.
(Trinidad Express) A Princes Town man who was shot in both legs by police two months ago was found dead near his home on Tuesday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A man accused of inciting acts of racial violence via social media has been sent to the St Ann’s Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
(Trinidad Newsday) POLICE constable Sharon Roop, who last week won a high court matter which gives her the right to wear her hijab as part of her police uniform, chose a blue hijab to wear to work.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two men are in police custody after a car chase and shootout in Trincity on Monday.
(Trinidad Express) Contractor Robert Cupid was crushed under of his company’s trucks on Saturday.
(Trinidad Express) TWO men were shot and killed around midday in Arima yesterday in what the police said were revenge killings for a murder allegedly committed by the two on Saturday.
(Trinidad Newsday) Women now have a place to go to see about their every female health issue, including pregnancy, cancer, obstetric/gynaecology problems and even infertility, all under one roof.
(Trinidad Guardian) The tainted love between two police officers turned tragic in Mt D’Or, Champs Fleurs, yesterday, after SRP Michael Youksee turned his service weapon on WPC Rackel Kipps, the mother of his two-year-old daughter, killing her before using the gun to also end his own life.
(Trinidad Guardian) With the recent announcement of a new elite unit to tackle white-collar crime in T&T and promises that the “Big Fish” will be arrested and brought to justice, Commissioner of Police (CoP) Gary Griffith is assuring that it will not be a unit engaging in witch-hunt.
(Trinidad Newsday) The Venezuelan woman who allegedly sold her two-month-old baby boy for US$20,000 will not be reunited with her offspring until the investigation by the Counter Trafficking Unit of the TT Police Service is finished.
(Trinidad Express) Popular Chef Joe Brown and a BP employee Joanna Banks were killed yesterday morning when a car ploughed through a group of bicycle riders on the Beetham Highway.
Southwestern Division police arrested three Venezuelan nationals for possession of a sub-machine firearm and ammunition on Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) An elderly couple of Mason Hall, Tobago, say they have been left traumatised following an early morning ordeal with police officers of the Tobago Task Force.
(Trinidad Newsday) A pregnant Venezuelan teenager has been missing after last travelling to Trinidad & Tobago eight months ago.
(Trinidad Guardian) A female British national and a top local chef have been killed and two others seriously injured after a car ploughed into a group of cyclists along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway early Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) (US) $425,000 a year—plus housing, transportation and health. That remuneration package is what Mike Wiley, the chief executive officer of the Heritage Petroleum Company Ltd in the restructured Petrotrin, is getting.
(Trinidad Express) A Facebook post led to the arrest of a man who has been charged with one of the most serious crimes in the country.
(Trinidad Express) A Florida man is accused of killing of his ex-girlfriend, Trinidad-born Jenny Koonoolai-Jagdeo, and another man.
(Trinidad Guardian) Police seized a cache of high-powered assault rifles and an undisclosed quantity of marijuana during a pre-dawn raid at Munroa Road, Cunupia, yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Female Special Reserve Police (SRP) officer, Sharon Roop, 39, yesterday won the right to wear her hijab while in uniform.
A Trinidadian was among the 118 aboard a Fly Jamaica aircraft that crash landed in Guyana on Friday morning.
This is what police have found in central Trinidad. Officers raided at house at Monroe Road, Cunupia before daybreak on Friday.
(Trinidad Newsday) A TWO-MONTH-OLD baby boy who was sold to a Trincity couple for US$20,000 one month ago was rescued from a house in Trincity on Wednesday morning and is now in the care of the Children’s Authority.
(Trinidad Newsday) SHELDON and Lystra Jackson, the parents of sick baby Sheenece Jackson, are racing against time to shed over 100 pounds to save their only daughter.
(Trinidad Guardian) Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says in the coming months he will be forming a division to tackle white collar crime.
(Trinidad Guardian) After 36 years in existence, the T&T Mirror and Sunday Punch newspapers are no more.
(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s condemnation last week of Trinidad and Tobago’s “cancer of corruption” has been labelled “farcical” by watchdog group, FIXIN’ T&T.
(Trinidad Guardian) Cedros councillor Shankar Teelucksingh estimates that up to 75 per cent of female immigrants who enter the Trinidad and Tobago illegally end up being sex workers.
(Trinidad Guardian) The parents of a group of children yesterday questioned why they were being accused of throwing a scratch bomb into an upholstery workshop, leading to a fire which left 11 Couva residents homeless on Divali night.
(Trinidad Express) When a mother’s heart is stopped her unborn child does not die instantly.