AZP News

Prison Officer Fatally Shot at Home

  A prison officer from Chaguanas was shot and killed on Friday evening. Acting prison officer II, Sherwin Francis, 48, of Endeavour Road, Chaguanas was at his home around 6 p.m. with his wife when the shooting occurred. Police reports are that his wife, a business operator assistant, heard the door bell rang. Upon opening […]Read More

Bayside/Cocorite: Same Area Different Laws

I would like to thank Samantha Ramischand aka samimami303 aka Private Beach Karen for ushering in a new wave of hilarious memes and videos. Her shameless “private beach” flex and vapid boo hoo for you attitude has inspired a series of spoof videos, that I swear will have you doubled over in laughter. Normally, I […]Read More

Judge Takes Issue with CJ Banning ‘In Person’ Hearings Wants

    By Prior Beharry A High Court judge is calling for a meeting between the Chief Justice and his judges to discuss the banning of “in person” hearings. has obtained a letter by Justice Frank Seepersad written to Chief Justice Ivor Archie on Friday. The letter takes issue with a practice direction of […]Read More

Crime Round up: Seaman in Court for Gun, Ammo

Electrician charged with wounding By Sue-Ann Wayow A 25-YEAR-OLD electrician has been charged with wounding with intent. Leeshawn Ahyew, of Penal Rock Road, Penal was expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate on Friday. Police reported that on September 2, officers received a report of wounding and Sgt Haynes, WPC Sonnylal, and PC Heralal visited […]Read More

Teachers Report Online Abuse to the Police

    By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Ministry of Education has reported several incidents of online abuse to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) one week into official teaching of the new school term. In a press release issued by the police on Friday, the TTPS stated that secondary school teachers have reported to the […]Read More

Air Guard Corporal Shot Dead

  A CORPORAL with the Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard has been shot dead. Police reported that Sowande Moren, 33 was at the home of a friend at   Escallier Terrace,Gonzales, Belmont when the shooting occurred at around 12:10 am on Friday. Moren whose address was Saddle Road, Maraval went to visit his female friend following an […]Read More

Non-Contact Sports Allowed to Play

    ALL Sports expect team contact sports will be allowed to operate. The Ministry of Health stated this in a release on Thursday night. It stated: “The Minister of Health has granted an exemption to clubs which operate to support sporting activities, save and except, that such sporting activities are group contact sports and/or […]Read More

T&TEC: We Cannot Operate in Emergency Mode All the Time

By Sue-Ann Wayow ANOTHER employee of the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) has tested positive for Covid-19 and as a result, several had to be self-quarantined. Should the commission not take stricter measures to prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace, action will have to be taken by workers which would be […]Read More

Bermuda Braces for Hurricane Teddy

    BERMUDA could be in line for another hurricane this week – Hurricane Teddy. The US National Hurricane Center wrote that Hurricane Teddy’s peak winds had increased 20 mph rapidly intensifying to a Category 4 hurricane with 140 mph maximum sustained winds. The Hurricane Center predicts its winds to peak around 150 mph before […]Read More

Ramnarine: Pompeo’s Visit Shows Guyana’s Value to the US

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Guyana indicates that the Caribbean country is becoming more valuable to the world leading economic power. This is according to Kevin Ramnarine, recently appointed advisor to the Guyanese government and former minister of energy. Pompeo is the first US Secretary of […]Read More