Trinidad PM expects ‘more and more’ arrests after Marlene

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley said the coun­try is go­ing through a pe­ri­od when the pub­lic will see “more and more of what hap­pened in the last week”, re­fer­ring to the re­cent ar­rest and charges be­ing laid against for­mer min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald.

Trinidad: Citizens warned against bathing in three Chaguaramas beaches

(Trinidad Guardian) The In­sti­tute of Ma­rine Af­fairs (IMA) said it is con­sid­er­ing plac­ing signs at sev­er­al beach­es along the North-West­ern Penin­su­la of Trinidad af­ter it found high lev­els of bac­te­ria present in the wa­ter, which it said, could in­crease the prob­a­bil­i­ty of con­tract­ing in­fec­tions and oth­er ail­ments.

Trinidad PM fires corruption-accused Marlene…again

(Trinidad Express) The Government has been reliably informed that based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service shall be charging Minister of Public Administration.

Trinidad bandits kill doubles vendor ‘Sauce’

(Trinidad Guardian) In a brazen “machine gun” attack in Curepe on a busy Saturday night where a doubles vendor was shot, scores of limers and late night snackers were left shaken, in shock and thanking God for saving their lives.

Trinidad: Four students disqualified in CXC cheating scandal

(Trinidad Guardian) Four stu­dents who were caught cheat­ing dur­ing the CSEC Maths ex­am in May — af­ter a video was post­ed to so­cial me­dia show­ing them and oth­er stu­dents us­ing their cell-phones to share an an­swer sheet — have been dis­qual­i­fied.

Criminal probe of Trinidad Minister widens

(Trinidad Guardian) The crim­i­nal in­ves­ti­ga­tion of Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion Min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald and her com­pan­ion widened on Friday as po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tors have un­earthed new in­for­ma­tion.

Trinidad Minister remains in police custody

(Trinidad Guardian) The crim­i­nal in­ves­ti­ga­tion against Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion Min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald and her com­pan­ion widened on Friday as po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tors have un­earthed new in­for­ma­tion.

Trinidad business lobby hires ex-FBI agent to lead anti-gang unit

(Trinidad Guardian) A crack-shot team of an­ti-crime ex­perts has been hired by a busi­ness lob­by group to as­sist the T&T Po­lice Ser­vice in dis­man­tling and pros­e­cut­ing crim­i­nal gangs who have been linked to the ma­jor­i­ty of mur­ders in the coun­try.

Trinidad Minister, husband held for misuse of State funds

(Trinidad Guardian) The res­ur­rec­tion of a six-year-old in­ves­ti­ga­tion in­to the al­leged si­phon­ing of over $1 mil­lion from a gov­ern­ment min­istry to three or­gan­i­sa­tions linked to fam­i­ly and friends cul­mi­nat­ed in the ar­rest of Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion Min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald and her hus­band yesterday.