Trinidad: Swine flu vaccines run low

(Trinidad Guardian) Influenza vaccinations have run low in some health centres as public demand grows with the threat of the deadly H1N1 virus.

Sandals pulls out of proposed Tobago resort

Sandals international has announced its withdrawal from a proposed resort in Tobago. The “unfortunate ” decision was announced by Sandals Gebhard Rainer at a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in Port of Spain today.

Trinidad suffers major fall in rice output

Lo­cal rice pro­duc­tion dropped from 21,000 met­ric tonnes in 1992 to just 585 met­ric tonnes last year, a Joint Se­lect Com­mit­tee (JSC) chaired by An­tho­ny Viera heard from Na­tion­al Flour Mills (NFM) chair­man Nigel Ro­mano yes­ter­day.

Trinidad businessman granted cannabis license in Ontario

(Trinidad Newsday) While his homeland hasn’t even begun to discuss whether or not to decriminalise marijuana use for medical purposes, let alone fully legalise the herb, Trinidadian Clint Seukeran is set to go on a financial high as he was among six people selected by the Canadian government to be licensed retailers of marijuana in Ontario.

Trinidad has swine flu crisis in south —Health Minister

(Trinidad Guardian) Health Min­is­ter Ter­rence Deyals­ingh says there is a cri­sis in the out­break of H1N1 or swine flu in Trinidad es­pe­cial­ly in the south­ern part of the coun­try where there have been three re­port­ed deaths.

Trinidad boy, 16, captured in Syria fighting for ISIS

-taken to Syria by mom at 12

(Trinidad Guardian) A 16-year-old Trinidad and To­ba­go na­tion­al has been cap­tured on the bat­tle­field in Syr­ia with fight­ers for the Is­lam­ic State, a re­port in the New York Times says.

Trinidadians urged to vaccinate against swine flu

(Trinidad Guardian) Take the free vac­cines to guard against swine flu, was the ad­vice from Health Minister Ter­rence Deyals­ingh on Friday af­ter he re­vealed there have been 17 lab-con­firmed cas­es of Influen­za A (H1N1) in the last year.

Trinidad: 500 police vehicles grounded over 3 years

(Trinidad Guardian) A stag­ger­ing 500 po­lice ve­hi­cles have been tak­en out of ser­vice over the past three years and Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith blames an in­ef­fi­cient main­te­nance sys­tem for the on­go­ing prob­lem.

Trinidad taxi driver found murdered

(Trinidad Express) The body of a man found with bullet wounds to the face in Cunupia last week has been identified as missing taxi-driver Anton Jacelon-Moore.

Venezuelans in Trinidad wary of support for Maduro

(Trinidad Guardian) A group of Venezue­lans who are liv­ing in Trinidad and To­ba­go are ques­tion­ing the re­la­tion­ship be­tween the Gov­ern­ment and Nico­las Maduro regime, in light of the ques­tions sur­round­ing the le­git­i­ma­cy of Maduro’s new regime.

Trinidad woman dies from swine flu

(Trinidad Guardian) A Tabaquite woman has died from swine flu. Rel­a­tives said med­ical of­fi­cials on­ly con­firmed Nicole Seecha­ran con­tract­ed the dead­ly H1 N1 virus days af­ter her death.

Trinidad: 11 year-old boy tries to save burning house

(Trinidad Guardian) While most chil­dren would scream and run away from the sight of fire con­sum­ing their home, 11-year-old Jarell King was con­vinced that he could have saved his fam­i­ly’s house in Sobo Vil­lage, La Brea on Tues­day.

Trinidad: Two gunned down in Princes Town

(Trinidad Express) Two men were gunned in Princes Town before daybreak yesterday. They were identified as Oswald Alleyne, 63, of Watts Road, New Grant, and Mark Stephen, 41, of King Street, Princes Town.

Trinidad mother begs for police protection

(Trinidad Guardian) Eight days af­ter her son was shot dead near his San­gre Grande home, Ann Marie Stephen says she is now be­ing tar­get­ed by gang mem­bers in her com­mu­ni­ty and is ap­peal­ing to Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith for im­me­di­ate pro­tec­tion.

Trinidad: When is a low rider too low?

(Trinidad Guardian) Sev­er­al mo­torists with raised sus­pen­sions as well as lowrid­ers have been giv­en in­spec­tion no­ti­fi­ca­tions even though they have stick­ers.

Trinidad to get 300 new buses for public transport

(Trinidad Guardian) Faced with a pub­lic trans­porta­tion sys­tem al­most be­ing crip­pled last week by strik­ing PTSC bus dri­vers, Works Min­is­ter Ro­han Sinanan is now promis­ing that 300 new bus­es will be brought to T&T to en­hance the ex­ist­ing bus fleet.

Trinidad mother threatens to sue state for care of Zika baby

(Trinidad Guardian) The moth­er of a two-year-old boy with birth de­fects as­so­ci­at­ed with the Zi­ka virus has threat­ened to sue the State over its fail­ure to pro­vide com­pre­hen­sive health care for the tod­dler.

Trinidad Top Cop starts shake-up of force

(Trinidad Guardian) The shake-up in the hi­er­ar­chy of the T&T Po­lice Ser­vice has start­ed af­ter ACP Ir­win Hack­shaw was re­moved as ACP (Crime) and re­placed by ACP Jayson Forde.

Trinidad: Man fined $17,000 for cocaine worth $1.56 million

(Trinidad Newsday) DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard, SC yesterday said senior magistrate Indrani Cedeno could have requested additional information from police, before she decided to fine a man $17,000 for having 3.9 kilos of cocaine at his St Augustine home.

Trinidad: Fisherman gunned down by man in camouflage

(Trinidad Guardian) The first day of 2019 had bare­ly end­ed, but crim­i­nals had man­aged to snuff the life of an­oth­er vic­tim with the mur­der of Cou­va fish­er­man Samuel Sookdeo on Tues­day night.