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Galleons Passage to come to T&T “immediately” despite unfinished upgrades

Galleons Passage to come to T&T “immediately” despite unfinished upgrades

Government has decided to bring the MV Galleons Passage to Trinidad immediately, despite some upgrade works being incomplete. Finance Minister Colm Imbert says the work, which was being done by the seller in Cuba, is simply to make the vessel more comfortable. However, he ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Police claim decrease in serious crimes in Southern Division

Police claim decrease in serious crimes in Southern Division

Serious crimes, including rape and motor vehicle larcenies, have decreased in the Southern Division according to the TTPS. According to figures for January 1st to June 19th, 2018, there have been 47 motor vehicle larcenies compared to 72 in the same period last year. Also on

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June 20th, 2018

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Art students take part in St Francis RC Church project

Art students take part in St Francis RC Church project

Thirty-six art students have completed a two-week youth volunteer project for the St Francis RC Church in Belmont. The project, which featured 10 schools in Belmont and Port of Spain, produced a 160-foot mural of a monastery garden in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, patron ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Imbert acts as PM for a day

Imbert acts as PM for a day

Finance Minister Colm Imbert will act as Prime Minister until tomorrow. This comes as Dr Keith Rowley heads to Grenada this afternoon for the opening of that country’s new Parliament building. The Office of the Prime Minister says he was invited by Grenada’s PM Keith ...

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June 20th, 2018

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TT Pride 2018 focuses on LGBTQ community

TT Pride 2018 focuses on LGBTQ community

The LGBTQIA community will be at the centre of this year’s T&T’s Pride celebrations from June 22nd to July 29th. Pride Arts Festival Coordinator Rudy Hanamji says while they face discrimination, lack of access to fundamental rights and hate, there is a lot to be proud ...

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June 20th, 2018

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EU funds workshop to discuss production ban of fissile material

EU funds workshop to discuss production ban of fissile material

The EU is funding a 2-day workshop in T&T, where issues relating to banning production of fissile material for nuclear weapons and other explosive devices will be discussed. It is specifically for Caribbean Government officials who work in the area of weapons of mass ...

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June 20th, 2018

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Upcoming forum to focus on increasing access for migrants to HIV prevention

Upcoming forum to focus on increasing access for migrants to HIV prevention

T&T will host an upcoming regional forum on increasing access for migrants to HIV prevention, care, support and treatment. It takes place next week Tuesday and stakeholders will be seeking to develop a rights-based framework in this regard.

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June 20th, 2018

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Minister Young on newspaper quote – “It wasn’t me”

Minister Young on newspaper quote – “It wasn’t me”

Minister Stuart Young is distancing himself from a quote attributed to him in a newspaper article published today. The Communications Ministry cites a Newsday report under the headline, ‘No comment on Mondello’s statement: US Embassy’. While the article focused on a matter ...

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June 19th, 2018

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3 Morvant men held for gun possession

3 Morvant men held for gun possession

Three Morvant men have been arrested for gun possession. The pistol with three rounds of ammunition was found last night, after officers stopped and searched a motor vehicle along the Caura Royal Road during an exercise. The suspects are 24 years, 26 years and 29 years old.

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June 19th, 2018

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Penal man caught with cocaine near primary school

Penal man caught with cocaine near primary school

A Penal man has been charged with drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, after being caught near a school with cocaine. Around 10:30 yesterday morning, officers conducted a physical search of the suspect, who was standing within 500 meters of the Balmain ...

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June 19th, 2018

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