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Agriculture Society insists St Augustine Nursery being threatened

Agriculture Society insists St Augustine Nursery being threatened

Former Minister Vasant Bharath joined members of the Agricultural Society today, in standing against what they say is the destruction of arable farm lands. There was uproar following an announcement by the Government, that the East Grove Housing Development was to be ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Two arrested in San Fernando for gun possession

Two arrested in San Fernando for gun possession

Two men have been arrested in San Fernando for gun possession. Between 1pm and 7pm yesterday, a joint exercise was carried out in Embacadere. Based on information, the officers went to the Lady Hailes Avenue, to the apartment of a 20-year-old taxi driver. A search resulted ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Minister criticizes Opposition for failing to support Anti-Gang Bill, says joint patrols to continue in East POS

Minister criticizes Opposition for failing to support Anti-Gang Bill, says joint patrols to continue in East POS

There are two camps of joint patrols stationed in East Port of Spain, and these will be supplanted if necessary, in a bid to keep the peace. That information comes from Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young, as questions about yesterday’s disturbance was ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Police to citizens: ignore certain messages being circulated

Police to citizens: ignore certain messages being circulated

The Police Service says citizens should ignore certain messages being circulated on social messaging platforms. Several were being shared on WhatsApp today. One claimed that shots were being fired at passing cars in the vicinity of the Port of Spain General Hospital, while ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Two due in court for robbery of Bahamians in Carenage

Two due in court for robbery of Bahamians in Carenage

Police have held two Carenage men accused to robbing a maxi filled with Bahamian tourists and nine other persons earlier this month. The incident occurred as the group was being transported to a Carnival cooler fete at Chaguaramas, on Sunday, 11th February, 2018. Victims ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Three linked to Tunapuna Chinese grocery robberies held

Three linked to Tunapuna Chinese grocery robberies held

Three men linked to robberies of Chinese groceries in Tunapuna have been held by police. Two of them are from Caroni while the other suspect is from Tunapuna. They were all held at their homes by officers between 3pm yesterday and 6am today. Police found a vault and a DVR ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Dry taps to affect South West and Central as WASA works on Savonetta Booster Station

Dry taps to affect South West and Central as WASA works on Savonetta Booster Station

Between 4am this Friday and 8pm on Saturday, residents of several parts of Central and South West Trinidad will see their taps run dry. That’s because WASA will be conducting interconnection works at the under-construction Savonetta Booster Station and maintenance along the ...

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February 20th, 2018

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NIHERST to launch video series and book on deep sea environment

NIHERST to launch video series and book on deep sea environment

Come next week Tuesday, NIHERST will launch the Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean project, an educational video series and book. The items are aimed at fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of the deep sea environment in the region. The video series is in five ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Health Ministry’s vaccination drive heads to Arima tomorrow

Health Ministry’s vaccination drive heads to Arima tomorrow

The Ministry of Health is taking its vaccination drive to Arima. It is advising residents and those living nearby that its Mobile Unit will be at the Holly Betaudier Promenade from 10am tomorrow. The Ministry says the immunization drive is in light of the 2017/2018 flu ...

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February 20th, 2018

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Police visible in East Port of Spain this morning

Police visible in East Port of Spain this morning

There was a police presence in East Port of Spain this morning. Revealing this was East Dry River Councillor Clint Baptiste, after residents burned debris to protest an alleged police shooting there yesterday. They claim that 25 year old Akile ‘Christmas’ James was executed ...

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February 20th, 2018

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