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Tobago Suffers Island-Wide Electricity Outage

  ENQUIRES are being conducted into the island-wide electricity outage in Tobago on Wednesday morning. The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) was able to restore power at 8.53am, T&TEC stated in a press release later on Wednesday. The outage occurred during a maintenance exercise on circuits leaving the Cove Power Plant. T&TEC stated, “At […]Read More

Tobago Farmer, 73, In Court for Iguana, Armadillo, Turtle Carcasses

  A Tobago farmer is expected to appear in court on Monday for being in the possession of endangered animals. Hilbert Yates, 73, of Charlotteville, was charged on Sunday after police executed a warrant at his home on Friday.   He was charged by PC Burris of the Tobago Division Task Force (TDTF). Police allegedly […]Read More

North Eastern Tobago now a UNESCO Reserve

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE  north-eastern part of the island of Tobago is now officially a  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Reserve. This means that Tobago is now home to the largest MAB site in the English-speaking small Caribbean island states, the only one larger is located in […]Read More

Tobago Man Charged for Giving Underage Girl Alcohol

  A 37-year-old man, of Goodwood in Tobago, was granted bail after being charged with giving alcohol to an underage female teenager. He appeared virtually before a Scarborough Magistrate on Tuesday, charged with one count of giving alcohol to a minor and was granted bail with a surety in the sum of $50,000 or a […]Read More

Tobago Man Arrested for Possession of Firearm, Ammo

A 29-year-old labourer of St Luke, Patience Hill in Tobago has been arrested for a Glock pistol and ammunition. Reports indicated that officers were on patrol in the Roxborough district in Tobago on Friday when they observed  the man acting suspiciously. Police said around 7.30 pm WPC Gardner and PC Hazel were on mobile patrol […]Read More

A 7th Person Dies in Tobago from Covid-19

  SEVEN people have now died of the Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. The latest victim died in Tobago, according to a release from the Ministry of Health (update #76) on Sunday morning. There were now 104 people who are positive for Covid-19 while 797 samples have been tested by the Caribbean Public Health Agency. […]Read More

First Covid-19 Case in Tobago

TOBAGO has recorded its first Covid-19 case. A release from the Division of Health and Wellness and Family Development of the Tobago House of Assembly, said the first Covid-19 case was recorded at 5.30 pm. It said that the person is from Trinidad and arrived in Tobago aboard an international flight on Wednesday. It stated […]Read More

2 People in Tobago Quarantine Rushed to Hospital

AT least two people in quarantine at a facility in Tobago have taken ill and had to be rushed to the Scarborough General Hospital on Sunday. One source told that two ambulances showed up around 5 pm on Sunday and took at least two people who had complained earlier about felling unwell. The resort […]Read More

Life in Quarantine: Doctor Happy with Tobago Isolation

Dr Abigail Sophia Cooblal By Prior Beharry AFTER a harrowing experience to get home from Frankfurt in Germany, Dr Abigail Sophia Cooblal is happy to be quarantined in Tobago. The acting Registrar in the Department of Surgery at Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope was among 25 people who travelled from London on […]Read More

Chamber President: Tobago Has Lost Trust in Police Service

PORT-OF-SPAIN – RESIDENTS of Tobago have lost trust and confidence in the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS). This from Chairman of the Tobago Chamber of Commerce Diane Hadad at a meeting with Police Commissioner Gary Griffith at the Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain, on Thursday. A release of the TTPS stated, “Chairman Hadad during the […]Read More