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Laventille man sent to St Ann’s Hospital for evaluation, after appearing in court on child sex charges

Laventille man sent to St Ann’s Hospital for evaluation, after appearing in court on child sex charges

A Laventille man is remanded to the St. Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital after appearing in court charged with the sexual penetration and sexual touching of a 13 year old girl. Evans Julien, a PH taxi driver of Picton Road, appeared before Port of Spain Magistrate Adia Mohammed on

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June 22nd, 2018

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Parliament debates motion of no confidence against National Security Minister

Parliament debates motion of no confidence against National Security Minister

The Opposition has laid a motion of no confidence in the National Security Minister. Government, as expected, rejected the motion however, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar slammed the State’s response. Audio: KPB No Confidence 22 06 18 Mr Dillon meanwhile hit back at

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June 22nd, 2018

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Councillor questions role of EFCL

Councillor questions role of EFCL

Councillor for Reform/Manahambre Chris Hosein is questioning the relevance of the Education Facilities Company Ltd. Speaking at a recent primary school graduation, Mr Hosein reminded that repairs for the upcoming July/August vacation will be undertaken by Local Government ...

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June 22nd, 2018

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NIDCO – Galleons Passage to leave Cuba on July 10th

NIDCO – Galleons Passage to leave Cuba on July 10th

The Galleons Passage will not reach Trinidad until July. Earlier this week, Finance Minister Colm Imbert told the Parliament that the vessel would be brought to T&T immediately from Cuba, after the seller report difficulty in transporting some of the materials needed for

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June 22nd, 2018

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TTPS Northern Division march against crime

TTPS Northern Division march against crime

Despite a crime decrease in the Northern Division, Acting Senior Superintendent McDonald Jacob believes more needs to be done. Speaking at the TTPS march against crime today, he says the Division is currently experiencing almost 9 murders less this year, compared to the 2017

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June 22nd, 2018

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Mangrove re-planting at Brickfield, Couva

Mangrove re-planting at Brickfield, Couva

One thousand mangrove trees will be planted to save eroded mudflats in Brickfield, Couva. According to the Planning Ministry, the mangrove seedlings will be collected on Saturday at the Caroni Visitors’ Centre in the Caroni Swamp. Then, between 7 and 10am on Sunday, these ...

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June 22nd, 2018

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Motorist clocked at 103kph in 50kph zone

Motorist clocked at 103kph in 50kph zone

40 persons were slapped with speeding tickets in Cumuto on Thursday afternoon. The exercise was carried out between 1pm and 5pm along the Cumuto Main Road. According to the police, the highest speed recorded was 103kph, while the speed limit for that area is 50kph.

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June 22nd, 2018

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Westmoorings man charged for $8.6 million fraud

Westmoorings man charged for $8.6 million fraud

A 54 year old Westmoorings man has been charged with 32 counts of money laundering, and one count of obtaining approximately $8.6 million TT dollars by false representation. Between October 2015 and April 2018, the accused leased two barges from the Chaguaramas Development ...

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June 22nd, 2018

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PM gifts Grenada a painting

PM gifts Grenada a painting

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s gift to Grenada on the opening of its new Parliament building is a painting. It was presented to Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, after the official ceremony yesterday. Dr Rowley is due to return to T&T today and this evening, he will be ...

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June 22nd, 2018

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Police nab more illegal guns and ammunition

Police nab more illegal guns and ammunition

A 26 year old Laventille man was held by mobile patrol officers after they found a pistol and a quantity of ammunition in his vehicle. Around 8:50pm yesterday, he was stopped along the southbound lane of the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway and his vehicle was searched. Inside, ...

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June 22nd, 2018

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