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Shotgun, marijuana found in Moruga camp

Shotgun, marijuana found in Moruga camp

No arrests were made as police seized shotgun loaded with a 16 gauge cartridge and five grams of marijuana in Moruga. The items were found yesterday evening in a camp located just 50 feet off Edwards Trace, in the vicinity of a metal water tank

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June 21st, 2018

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WASA: work in Freeport to be completed this afternoon

WASA: work in Freeport to be completed this afternoon

WASA expects work in Freeport to be completed by 2pm today, clearing the way for the restoration of the water supply to persons in parts of Central Trinidad. The Authority is carrying out pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1, however it says there

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June 21st, 2018

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Amalgamated Workers Union in support of ‘Day of Rest’

Amalgamated Workers Union in support of ‘Day of Rest’

The Amalgamated Workers’ Union is in full support of a proposed day of rest and reflection on September 7th. Chief Labour Relations Officer Ramkumar Narinesingh believes labour has been disrespected for far too long. AUDIO: Narinesingh disrespect 21 06 18 Mr Narinesingh says

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June 21st, 2018

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Penal woman dies in car crash

Penal woman dies in car crash

A Penal woman is dead while two others are in hospital after the vehicle they were travelling in, crashed into a light pole yesterday. Reports say 21 year old Annise Sakawath was driving along Penal Rock Road around 11am, when her car skidded off the wet road. She died at ...

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June 21st, 2018

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Govt starts talks with energy companies

Govt starts talks with energy companies

Government has started talks with energy companies BP and Shell. According to a Guardian report, the team led by Energy Minister Franklyn Khan, has already met with officials of bpTT. It is expected to hold discussions with representatives from Shell, tomorrow. The meetings ...

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June 21st, 2018

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Two men arrested following robbery at Aranguez bar

Two men arrested following robbery at Aranguez bar

Two men were arrested and stolen money recovered, just moments after a robbery at a bar along the Aranguez Main Road. Around 9:30 last night, the bar owner was confronted by two men, one armed with a gun, who robbed him of a quantity of cash. Officers on mobile patrol were ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Trini woman who survived gun attack nominated for BBC’s Outlook Inspirations Award

Trini woman who survived gun attack nominated for BBC’s Outlook Inspirations Award

A Trinbagonian woman, who was shot in face and lived to tell her story, has been nominated for the BBC’s Outlook Inspirations Award. Caron Asgarali had to undergo reconstructive surgery after the carjacking in 2013. She has since started a project called RARE to raise ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Roads works continue in Diego Martin

Roads works continue in Diego Martin

Road rehabilitation works are continuing at St Lucien Road in Diego Martin, and the Works Ministry is hoping this is completed in the shortest possible time. The work began over a month ago on May 15th, and the initial completion date given was September 3rd. Meanwhile ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Point Fortin man appears in court after assault of police officers

Point Fortin man appears in court after assault of police officers

A Point Fortin man is set to reappear in court on Thursday, July 12th after the assault of two police officers last Sunday. The officers responded to reported breach of a protection order and on arrival saw a man holding a woman by the neck. When they tried to intervene, ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Mechanic in court after South Oropouche cocaine bust

Mechanic in court after South Oropouche cocaine bust

A Dow Village mechanic is due in court after police seized close to $1m worth of cocaine in Red Brick Trace, South Oropouche. The drugs were found in a white Hyundai H100 van during an anti-crime exercise yesterday. The vehicle’s driver was charged with possession cocaine ...

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June 20th, 2018

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