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TRINIDAD – Six dead

TRINIDAD – Six dead

PORT OF SPAIN – Three people survived the crash that killed six men on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway in O’Meara on Monday night. The crash happened at 11.30p.m. Police said they arrived to find the wreckage of a Mitsubishi Lancer registration PBU-4747, and an Isuzu pick up van registration TDL3641 on the highway. The pick-up […]

6.2 quake rocks T&T

6.2 quake rocks T&T

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago shook this afternoon after a strong tremor rattled the islands. The centre of the 6.2 magnitude quake was near Tobago and citizens are reporting shaking for close to a minute. The tremor has left people traumatised. Tobagonians are reporting items falling off shelves and smashing, and minor property […]

T&T rocked by powerful earthquake

T&T rocked by powerful earthquake

Trinidad and Tobago was rocked by a powerful earthquake around 5.45 p.m. Tuesday, which the Seismic Research Unit at the University of the West Indies said was a 6.2 on the Richter Scale.   Citizens  immediately took to social media saying the shake-up was the worst most of them had ever felt. The location of the […]

TRINIDAD – Nine murders in four days

PORT OF SPAIN – The body of an unidentified man discovered wrapped in a sheet  in Arima on Monday is the ninth homicide since Friday. The latest discovery was made by residents at around 9 a.m. The body was found at the side of the road in Samaroo Village. Police said that the deceased’s description […]

Narrow victory

Narrow victory

PORT OF SPAIN –– People’s National Movement seven, United National Congress six—and both tied for the Sangre Grande Corporation. It was a narrow victory for the ruling PNM in Monday’s Local Government Election. The PNM finished ahead of the Opposition UNC by only one corporation, losing several seats to the UNC, with both tied in […]

TRINDAD – Black Friday misery

TRINDAD – Black Friday misery

PORT OF SPAIN – Black Friday turned out to be misery for many, with murders in south Trinidad, the tragic death of a child in Whiteland, and floods across much of the island.  Bad luck extended to the Priority Bus Route, and the Solomon Hochoy and Uriah Butler highways where there were multiple collisions including […]

TRINIDAD – Factory torched in ‘arson attack’

TRINIDAD – Factory torched in ‘arson attack’

PORT OF SPAIN – A San Francique family is facing a bleak Christmas after their home and furniture business were destroyed yesterday in a suspected arson attack Wednesday. The family says they estimated their loses to be over $2.5 million. As family members sifted through the rubble to salvage what they could Wednesday, Bhesham Bhim, […]

TRINIDAD – Drunk driving mayor fined $7,000

TRINIDAD – Drunk driving mayor fined $7,000

PORT OF SPAIN – Mayor Clyde Paul Wednesday pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. Paul, through his attorney said that he had taken medication and had “two drinks” before he drove. Paul, 72, was arrested on October 18 after he was stopped around 8 p.m. by officers conducting an exercise at Grants Road, […]

TRINIDAD – ‘Millions wasted’

TRINIDAD – ‘Millions wasted’

PORT OF SPAIN –– Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has made a startling revelation of scandalous and wasteful spending amounting to millions of dollars by the former People’s Partnership administration to enrich its friends. The allegations include a whopping $350,000 roti bill for a Divali function at the PM’s official residence, $47,000 for monthly pool maintenance […]

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