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4 Murders Heartbreaking says Kamla

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE murders of four people all under the age of 20 in the Heights of Guanapo, Arima is a most heartbreaking act. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar sent condolences to the families of Faith Peterkin, 10,  Ariana Peterkin,14, Shane Peterkin,17 and Tiffany Peterkin, 19, who were shot and killed while they were asleep […]Read More

Fraud Accused can’t Leave the Country

By Sue-Ann Wayow A TOBAGO man charged with fraud is granted bail but not permitted to leave the country. Avril Davis, 46, a farmer, businessman and sanitation worker, of Belmont Farm Road, Mason Hall, Tobago, pleaded not guilty to obtaining $1,600,000 by false pretence on Wednesday before Senior Scarborough Magistrate Christine Charles. He was granted […]Read More

Charged for Murder of 5-year-old Boy

A San Juan man has appeared in court for the murder of a five-year-old child. Javon Fraser, 31, of San Juan was remanded into custody when he appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Monday. He is charged with the August 30 murder of Shaquille Williams. The matter was adjourned to October 16, the […]Read More

Inflation Decreases in August

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE inflation rate has decreased for August. The Central Statistical Office (CSO) announced that   the percentage change in the average All Items Index for the period January to August 2023/January to August 2022) was 6.2%.  This represents a decrease from 6.4% which was recorded in the previous period (January to July 2023/January to July 2022).  The inflation rate […]Read More

3 People Missing

ONE elderly woman and two teenaged girls are missing. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) on Friday asked the public’s urgent assistance in finding them. Joyce Howard, 84, of Salvary Street, St Joseph, was last seen on Tuesday and  reported missing to the St Joseph Police Station on Thursday. Howard is of mixed descent, brown in complexion, […]Read More

Erla Comments on Quadruple Murders at End of Release 

    POLICE Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher uses the end of a release to comment on the killing of three children and a young woman on Wednesday morning.  Early on Wednesday morning, gunmen stormed a house at Guanapo in Arima and killed Faith Peterkin, 10, Shane Peterkin, 17, Tiffany Peterkin, 19 and Adris Crawford, 17.   Five […]Read More

Police Seize $100M in Colombian Marijuana

By Sue-Ann Wayow FOLLOWING intensive investigations, over $100 million worth of marijuana was seized by police officers. The seizure took place on Wednesday around 9 pm when police intercepted a Kia K2700 vehicle in the vicinity of Paria Suites, La Romain. According to police reports, sometime last month, an investigative unit of the Trinidad and […]Read More

Rowley To UN: Gun Crisis in Caribbean

ON the day that four young people were shot and killed, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made an appeal to the United Nations to deal with firearm trafficking in the Caribbean. Delivering a National Statement at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday evening, he said while Trinidad and Tobago was a […]Read More

Hot Spell Warning Discontinued

TRINIDAD and Tobago is no longer under a hot spell warning. The warning was discontinued and downgraded to green level at 11.23 am on Thursday by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS). TTMS stated, “Partly cloudy to cloudy conditions and rainfall events have led to lower maximum temperatures and these conditions are forecast for at least […]Read More

Groundhog Day Politics – Alexander

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE people of Trinidad and Tobago want more than just the politics between the People’s National Movement (PNM) and the United National Congress (UNC). “They want new, fresh, bright, strong, capable, but they want it for free,” says political leader of the Progressive Empowerment Party (PEP) Phillip Edward Alexander. Alexander issued a […]Read More