AZP News

‘PH Taxi Driver’ is Charged for Kidnapping, Robbery

  A 26-YEAR-OLD man posing as PH taxi driver has been arrested and charged for several robberies and kidnappings. Reports indicated that Jaleel Ashton, of Long Circular Road, St James, was captured by police from the Western Division after an operation was conducted following several reports from female victims. The women stated they were taken […]Read More

 Virtual Redesign for T&T

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago has been redesigned – virtually. The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts launched the new webpage design for Destination Trinidad on Monday at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre on Monday. It was launched by Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL). Speaking at the launch, Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell […]Read More

Griffith Meets with UNC on Internal Elections

  AS the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections drawers near, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is ensuring that it will be conducted under strict Covid-19 protocols. On Monday, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith met with members of the UNC’s internal elections management committee at the Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain. A press release by […]Read More

9 New Covid Cases

  THERE are nine new positive Covid-19 cases in Trinidad and Tobago In its latest report, the Ministry of Health stated that the number of positive cases reported reflected samples taken during the period November 27 to November 29. See below:  Total people tested: 36, 792 New cases: 9 Active cases: 778 Patients recovered: 5,771 Total positive cases: 6,669 Deaths: 120 […]Read More

PNM Thanks Ferdie Ferreira Rescuers

  The People’s National Movement has expressed its thanks to a bodyguard and those responsible for the rescue of Ferdie and Pearl Ferreira. In a release on Monday, the PNM stated, “The party has been in contact with the family, and we are advised that they are understandably shaken. “We wish the Ferreiras a swift […]Read More

‘Hot Cocoa’ now on Amazon

  By Sue-Ann Wayow HOT Cocoa on a Rainy Day, 10 (+1) Stories to Warm your Heart is now available on Amazon just in time for Christmas. The book features true inspirational stories of triumph from various local writers can also be purchased from Caron Asgarali, one of the writers and the compiler of the […]Read More

1 Person to Receive Barbados Highest National Award

  AS the nation of Barbados prepares to host its 54th Independence Day celebrations, one person has been chosen to receive Barbados’ highest national award this year. Patrick Frost, a former general secretary of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, has been given the honour of receiving the Order of Freedom of Barbados. He received the […]Read More

A Traffic Law that Defies Logic

WITH the oil and gas boom a thing of the past, this country had to adapt to finding new ways of generating revenue to pay for public services. The state had a lightbulb moment, put certain laws into effect saying it’s for traffic safety, bumped up the fines to eyebrow raising figures and started a […]Read More

Video: Bodyguard Rescues Elderly Couple Stuck in Flood Waters

  By Sue-Ann Wayow AN elderly couple is rescued from raging floodwaters in Chaguaramas on Thursday after their vehicle got stuck in the mangrove. Michael Gomes, head of security and bodyguard for prominent businessman Davy Boodoosingh, told AZPNews.com that around 2.30 pm, his boss told him that a burgundy Toyota Corolla  with an elderly couple […]Read More

Artisan Market at MovieTowne Shows ‘Fighting Human Spirit’

    By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Bits and Pieces Christmas Artisan Market hosted by MovieTowne, Fiesta Plaza and the Banquet and Conference Centre in Port-of-Spain attracted more 2,000 people to the shopping area. The event was held under Covid-19 protocols and allowed customers to support between 80 to 100 local business owners. It was the […]Read More