Trinidad: Gunmen ambush armoured vehicle in brazen robbery

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Eye­wit­ness­es to to­day’s brazen rob­bery of a G4S Se­cu­ri­ty ar­moured ve­hi­cle and its four armed guards have de­scribed it as “like a scene out of an ac­tion movie.” Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, at about noon the ar­moured ve­hi­cle had backed up to­wards Re­pub­lic Bank’s ATM ma­chine at St He­le­na, Pi­ar­co, when three masked gun­men am­bushed its four se­cu­ri­ty guards.

Trinidad & Tobago in path­way if Tropical Storm Kirk be­comes stronger

Pre­pare—and pray. That’s the word from Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Min­is­ter Kaz­im Ho­sein and munci­pal au­thor­i­ties yes­ter­day as Trop­i­cal Storm Kirk swept across the At­lantic, with T&T and neigh­bour­ing Wind­ward is­lands with­in the path of its ex­tend­ed cone—so far.

Trinidad: Police corporal found hanging

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A police corporal who was a member of the Police Band took his own life at Riverside Plaza, Port of Spain on Sunday morning.

US Charge d’Affaires: Trinidad making moves on countering terrorism

(Trinidad Guardian) The Unit­ed States’ des­ig­na­tion of Trinidad & Tobago na­tion­als Em­raan Ali and Ed­die Aleong as ISIS fi­nanciers is the open­ing of the door to move for­ward with suc­cess­ful pros­ecutions at coun­ter­ing ter­ror­ism, says US Charge d’Af­faires John McIn­tyre.

Trinidad student intended to steal plane to ‘harm himself’

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The 22-year-old Trinidad and To­ba­go na­tion­al who has been charged with at­tempt­ing to steal an Amer­i­can Air­lines air­craft at the Mel­bourne Air­port in Flori­da, want­ed to use the air­craft to “harm him­self”.

Family supports Trinidad-born student charged with attempting to steal American Airlines plane

(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) According to a cana report, former principal of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Clement Sankat says the focus of his family now is to provide “all the legal, mental, emotional and parental support possible” to his 22-year-old son who was arrested in the United States on Thursday and charged with trying to steal a passenger jet at an Orlando airport.

Trinidad student charged with attempted theft of plane in Florida

(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Trinidad-born aviation student Nishal Sankat, 22, has been arrested and charged by US law enforcement agents for attempting to steal an American Airlines (AA) A321 airbus, which was down for maintenance at the Melbourne International Airport in Florida yesterday.

Trinidad school teacher gunned down

(Trinidad Express) Just over 24 hours after gang violence in Maloney Gardens led to the deaths of two men, a school teacher was gunned down on Tuesday night.

Trinidad has 750 missing persons annually

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN)  A Miss­ing Per­sons Unit (MPU), with spe­cial­ist in­ves­ti­ga­tors, is crit­i­cal­ly need­ed in T&T to deal with the scores of miss­ing per­sons cas­es and to al­so deal with cold cas­es.

Trinidad boy dies of smoke inhalation

(Trinidad Express) Narad Motilal, the eight-year-old boy who survived the toxic smoke inhalation that killed his brother, will be discharged from hospital in time to attend the funeral today.

Trinidad couple on firearm, drug pos­ses­sion charges

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) A con­struc­tion ex­ec­u­tive and his com­mon-law wife have been re­leased on a to­tal of $180,000 bail af­ter ap­pear­ing in court charged with firearm, am­mu­ni­tion and drug pos­ses­sion.

Trinidad: Three Cops detained following rescue of kidnapped woman

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Hours af­ter work­ers of In­land and Off­shore Con­trac­tors Ltd (IO­CL) joined hands in prayer for the safe re­turn of Na­tal­ie Pol­lon­ais, a com­bined ef­fort by T&T’s na­tion­al se­cu­ri­ty agen­cies led to her res­cue in El So­cor­ro, San Juan, last night.

Trinidad: Aspiring Teen Model Missing

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A 16 year old budding model with a heart condition has gone missing and her mother is appealing for the public to assist in finding her.

Trinidad: No CSEC results for 35 students

An entire class of 35 pupils from Rio Claro East Secondary have scored ungraded in two of their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination subjects after their School-based Assessment (SBA) marks were not uploaded to the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).

Trinidad lifeguards in protest over working conditions

(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Trinidad & Tobago lifeguards and their union, the National Union of General and Federated Workers (NUGFW) held a protest yesterday outside the National Security Ministry, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain, to show their discontent with the way the lifeguards were being managed under the ministry.

Hinds: Don’t condemn Beetham

(Trinidad Express) Don’t condemn Beetham!  This was the message from acting Attorney General Fitzgerald Hinds as he broke his silence in defence of the wider Beetham Gardens community, saying “three miscreants” were the ones who disrespected him and councillor Akil Audain. 

Flooded T&T residents drench, chase MP, councilor

(Trinidad Guardian) Acting Attorney General and Member of Parliament for Laventille West Fitzgerald Hinds was given an unceremonious bath with flood water on Tuesday by constituents in Beetham Gardens and chased from the area.

Nearly 1500 Trinidadian students got zero CSEC passes

(TRINIDAD & TOBAGO NEWSDAY) NEARLY 1,500 students who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exam in May and June from government and government-assisted secondary schools in TT received no passes.