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TRINIDAD – Two stabbed to death, one shot during Jouvert celebrations

TRINIDAD – Two stabbed to death, one shot during Jouvert celebrations

PORT OF SPAIN — At least two people, including a 17 year-old schoolboy, were stabbed to death as Trinidad and Tobago celebrated the annual Carnival celebrations with street parades on Monday. Police said that the teen, Reshad Singh, was stabbed during an altercation during the J’Ouvert celebrations in Chaguanas, south of here. They said three […]

TRINIDAD – Trinidad and Tobago president-elect shoots down rumours about her sexuality

TRINIDAD – Trinidad and Tobago president-elect shoots down rumours about her sexuality

PORT OF SPAIN – “No, I am not a lesbian.” That was the firm response of president-elect Paula-Mae Weekes yesterday as she sought to put to rest questions, raised on social media, about her sexual orientation in light of the fact that she has never been married or had any children. Speaking to the T&T […]

TRINIDAD – Pete-ann wants search for diver widened to Grenada, Venezuela

TRINIDAD – Pete-ann wants search for diver widened to Grenada, Venezuela

PORT OF SPAIN – Hope for finding missing diver Chevonne Bartholemew alive grew dimmer yesterday. Bartholemew went missing on Monday in a routine dive off Gasparee Island and his wife, Pete-Ann, is now pleading for the search to widen to as far as Grenada and Venezuela. She said even though her husband’s oxygen tank would […]

TRINIDAD – Prison officers stay off the job after colleague murdered

TRINIDAD – Prison officers stay off the job after colleague murdered

PORT OF SPAIN – Prison officers fearing for their lives have started staying away from duty in the wake of the murder of their colleague Davendra Boodooram, who was killed after leaving work at the Port-of-Spain State Prison on Friday. Others claim that their lives were being threatened. In an interview yesterday, one of Boodooram’s […]

TRINIDAD – PM frustrated over crime, selection of Commissioner

TRINIDAD – PM frustrated over crime, selection of Commissioner

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime minister Dr Keith Rowley is expressing a sense of frustration with the country’s crime problem admitting to telling his wife, Sharon Rowley, that: “it’s a hell of a thing I have a job where I am responsible for things I have absolutely no involvement in or control over.” He also […]

TRINIDAD – T&T elects first female President

TRINIDAD – T&T elects first female President

PORT OF SPAIN – History was made today in the Parliament on Friday, as the Electoral College named retired Justice Paula Mae Weekes the country’s first female president. The Electoral College met at 1.30 p.m. to duly elect the country’s next President. Weekes stood unopposed as the nominee named by government and endorsed by the […]

TRINIDAD – Father vows vengeance as son, friend gunned down

TRINIDAD – Father vows vengeance as son, friend gunned down

PORT OF SPAIN – With his dead son’s blood smeared on his face, the father of one of two men murdered in Pleasantville yesterday vowed to get justice for his child. Ralph Natty Rebel Donaldson, in a fit of rage, vowed vengeance as he stood from a distance while undertakers removed the bodies of his […]

TRINIDAD – Teen was target

TRINIDAD – Teen was target

PORT OF SPAIN – The investigation into Monday’s incident in which 15-year-old schoolboy Joshua Andrews and “PH” driver Devon Fernandez were killed and their bodies burnt while trying to escape has made a twist suggesting that Andrews may have been the target. Investigating officers said according to new information reaching them, Andrews was part of […]

TRINIDAD – Four to be charged in connection with airport heist

TRINIDAD – Four to be charged in connection with airport heist

Four persons, including a woman, will be charged by the police in connection with the recent million dollar heist at the Piarco International Airport. The police report that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said the woman has been accused of receiving stolen property and money laundering. The men will be charged jointly with robbery […]

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