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TRINIDAD – Petrotrin spill enters sea

TRINIDAD – Petrotrin spill enters sea

PORT OF SPAIN – State-owned Petrotrin confirmed on Tuesday that 300 barrels of fuel oil have entered the Gulf of Paria. And as oil slicked birds and fish begin to wash ashore, Petrotrin stated that a Wildlife Rehabilitation Plan has been implemented. Pelicans and fish have been rescued by environmentalists near the mouth of the […]

TRINIDAD – Roberts celebrates 104th birthday

TRINIDAD – Roberts celebrates 104th birthday

PORT OF SPAIN –– As Lilla Roberts celebrated her 104th birthday yesterday with family, friends and parishioners at her church, she credited her long life to God. A devout church-goer, Lilla chose to mark her milestone with a ceremony at the Mt Bethel Independence Baptist Church Jacob Settlement in Santa Flora. MP for the area, […]

TRINIDAD – T&TEC owes NGC $3.5b

TRINIDAD – T&TEC owes NGC $3.5b

PORT OF SPAIN – The T&T Electricity Commission owes the National Gas Company US$516 million (TT$3.5 billion), another $15.9 billion was paid out through multiple dividends in one year and millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money was mismanaged via unnecessary community projects from 2012 to 2015. These issues have significantly weakened NGC’s financial structure and […]

TRINIDAD – Lifetime ban for drunk driving mechanic

TRINIDAD – Lifetime ban for drunk driving mechanic

PORT OF SPAIN – Mechanic Wazir Ramjohn will never legally drive again. He was yesterday permanently disqualified from driving after he appeared in court on his third charge of being behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol. Ramjohn, 52 of Marabella, blamed his actions of driving while drunk on Easter Sunday – April […]

TRINIDAD – Three charged with ‘hijacking’ murder

TRINIDAD – Three charged with ‘hijacking’ murder

PORT OF SPAIN – Three men have appeared before a Siparia magistrate on Tuesday charged with the murder of Chaguanas ‘ph’ taxi driver Kendall Trim. The accused men are brothers Aleem Shah, 19, and Aziz Shah, 26, both of Claxton Bay, and Daniel Roberts, 35, of Couva. They also appeared on six other offences, including […]

TRINIDAD – Relative held

TRINIDAD – Relative held

PORT OF SPAIN –– A major question surrounds what happened in a car minutes before Melissa Mohammed-Ramkissoon, 33, of Cedar Hill, Claxton Bay, was shot in the head and driven to the Chaguanas Police Station by a close male relative on Tuesday night. The investigation got a little more complicated for the police involved in the […]

TRINIDAD – Suspicious suicide

TRINIDAD – Suspicious suicide

PORT OF SPAIN – Questions are being raised and a call for an investigation has been made along with a threat of legal action, following the death of a Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) soldier. Warrant Officer Omar Samaroo, 47, was found slumped in a dormitory at Camp Cumuto, Wallerfield with a gunshot wound […]

TRINIDAD – ‘Global terrorist’

TRINIDAD – ‘Global terrorist’

WASHINGTON – A Trinidadian man who made headlines last year when he admitted to killings in his homeland and urged Muslims still living there to wage jihad in the twin-island republic, has now been categorized by the United States as a global terrorist. Shane Dominic Crawford – whose also goes by the names Abu Sa’d […]

TRINIDAD – Taxi driver attacked

TRINIDAD – Taxi driver attacked

PORT OF SPAIN –– A Barrackpore taxi driver who was savagely beaten by two schoolboys on Tuesday is calling on parents to do a better job at raising their children. Nursing a painful gash on the head, a black eye and cuts to his neck and nose, Suresh Seujattan yesterday told the T&T Guardian that school […]

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