(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 EXPRESS) THE decomposing body of 42-year-old Tricia Farrow was found on Monday, three days after she went missing.
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 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.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government (MRDLG) along with the fourteen Municipal Corporations are closely monitoring the development and path of Tropical Storm Kirk.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) More than 42 children were taken by their parents from their TT homes to ISIS battlegrounds in the Middle East over the last three years.
(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 EXPRESS) GARTH ROAD in Princes Town is one of the worst roads in the country, according to councillor Vashti Sookhoo.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The new US ambassador to Trinidad & Tobago Joseph Mondello arrives next month, US Charge D’Affairs John McIntyre said yesterday.
(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”.
(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 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 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 Express) Police are using GPS trackers to locate five vehicles, a Jaguar, three BMW and a KIA Sorento, stolen from the home of a Gasparillo businessman yesterday.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Former Director of Energy Industries at Industrial, Jim Catterson, says closure of the Petrotrin refinery makes no economic sense.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) KIDNAP victim Natalie Pollonais was so moved by the round-the-clock efforts of the police which saw her being rescued four days after she was snatched, that she put pen to paper and wrote a thank-you letter to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Parts of Trinidad and Tobago are being lashed by heavy rains and winds as a weather system passes across the islands.
(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 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 GUARDIAN) A non-national of T&T can work in this country for 30 days without a work permit for one time only during a year, Housing Minister Edmund Dillon has pointed out.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A BARRACKPORE mother is appealing for the public to help find her only child, who vanished from in front of their home on Wednesday morning.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) THE life-threatening hurricane, Florence, is expected to hover the Carolinas in the US with torrential rains, high winds and massive coastal erosion.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Police have detained a fourth suspect in connection with the kidnapping of Natalie Pollonais.
(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 EXPRESS) Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says a caring prime minister would not take a decision to shut down the Petrotrin refinery sending home hundreds of workers.
(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 NEWSDAY) FOUR days after she was kidnapped, Palmiste mother of three Natalie Pollonais was rescued by police.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The body of a worker employed at the Embassy of El Salvador was yesterday found in an agricultural area in Cunupia.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Before the Prime Minister addresses the nation this evening and confirms Government’s decision to shut down the refinery of state-owned Petrotrin, the Opposition Leader is urging him to reconsider.
(Trinidad Express) It’s official. Petrotrin’s refinery is to close. And 2,600 workers will be impacted.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) The UWI’s Seismic Research Centre says that a magnitude 4.0 aftershock was felt at 6:44 a.m today.
(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 EXPRESS) The death of Trinidad-born Aneal Lall, who was struck by lightning at a New York park on Saturday has been described as surreal.
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 EXPRESS) A Trinidad-born man was struck by lightning and killed in Long Island, New York.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) FOR the past three years, Lutchmin Rampersad-Basdeo, 52, would leave her Rousillac home accompanied by her daughter, Aarti Rampersad, 25, and drive to Macoya to purchase fruits and vegetables to sell at the Point Fortin market.
(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.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The murder of 79-year-old family doctor during an armed robbery sent shock waves in the eastern town of Sangre Grande yesterday.
(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.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A Penal businessman was shot at close range by a bandit during a robbery at his jewellery store on Tuesday morning.
(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.
(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Tuesday accused certain individuals of trying to stir up racial hatred in the country over a People’s National Movement (PNM) skit.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Officers of the Homicide Bureau Region 1 are on the hunt for two men posing as police officers, after they killed two Diego Martin men earlier today.
The Acting Attorney General and Parliament member, Fitzgerald Hinds was given a bath with flood water as he visited constituents in Beetham Gardens, Trinidad and Tobago.
(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.