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Moruga Fisherman Shot at Sea

  A Moruga fisherman is warded at hospital after being shot in the chest while at sea on Wednesday morning. Police said 35-year-old Christopher Granger was one of three fishermen who left La Lune Beach on Tuesday to go fishing. Reports indicate that while about two miles off the Icacos Coast, they were approached by a […]Read More

Fisherman Uses Facebook to Dupe Pirates

A recreational fisherman is crediting Facebook Live with saving his life. Sayyed Hosein said he encountered pirates while fishing two weeks ago just off Sea Lots. He was speaking at a news conference hosted by Fishermen and the Friends of Sea (FFOS) in Belmont on Wednesday. Hosein said, “I was fishing in the Gulf of […]Read More

The Body of One Fisherman Washes Ashore

  COUVA – THE body of one fisherman who went missing after a pirate attack on the high seas on Monday has been found. He was one of seven fishermen who had gone missing after the incident. The relatives of Anand Rampersad broke down in tears when his body was discovered in the waters just […]Read More

After Pirate Attack in Gulf: Police Hold Sea Lots Men

  ORANGE VALLEY – AT least three men from the Sea Lots area are now in custody following a pirate attack on six pirogues in the Gulf of Paria on Monday night. Police have held the men and recovered six engines from the boats that were carrying 18 fishermen in four boats from Orange Valley […]Read More