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TRINIDAD – over a dozen on hit list following murder of millionaire

PORT OF SPAIN – Over a dozen people are believed to be marked for death following the murder of millionaire car dealer Sheron Sukhdeo. His associates and residents from his community say they are now living under a self-imposed curfew as they brace for the expected casualties between warring family members. Among those marked are […]

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TRINIDAD – Bail granted to man charged with raping man, woman, children

PORT OF SPAIN – Josiah Kyle Nicholas has been granted $175,000 bail on charges of false imprisonment, grievous sexual assault and two charges of robbery. He will however remain in custody as he was denied bail on other charges, including kidnapping sexual touching and buggery of a 12-year-old boy, when he appeared before the Port […]

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TRINIDAD – Dad begs forgiveness for son who died after shootout

PORT OF SPAIN – The father of sergeant Darryl Honore, who died Monday from injuries he sustained in a shootout with a colleague at Grand Bazaar last week, has publicly apologized to the T&T Police Service (TTPS) and citizenry for whatever hurt, disappointment and embarrassment the incident caused. But Joseph Honore, an attorney, also asked […]

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TRINIDAD – Latino sex ring . . . T&T immigration officers accused of facilitating

PORT OF SPAIN – Police are being asked to probe a Latino prostitution ring which is allegedly being facilitated by immigration officers and a private school in South Trinidad. The officers are reportedly allowing Latino prostitutes into the country by organizing student visas for them. However, there is a twist to the story. The request […]

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TRINIDAD – Bandits chop, stab, rob pastor’s family

PORT OF SPAIN – Hog-tied, gagged and bleeding heavily, a La Romaine pastor begged Jehovah God to spare his life after bandits stormed his home, chopping him and his son before stealing two vehicles, jewellery and cash totalling more than $.5 million early yesterday. For three hours, Pastor Junior Anderson, his wife Anna, 66 and […]

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TRINIDAD – Teachers will no longer mark SBAs for free

PORT OF SPAIN – Teachers will no longer mark the School Based Assessment (SBA) from September unless compensated, says president of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) Lynsley Doodhai. Doodhai was speaking at the 39th Anniversary and Retirees Function held Saturday at the Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce, an event attended by education […]

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TRINIDAD – Rowley begs UK-based nationals to come home to fight crime

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday urged T&T nationals in the United Kingdom to return home and help fight crime by sharing their experiences and expertise. He made the appeal while addressing members of the T&T diaspora in London yesterday, as he expressed disappointment that none of them had applied for […]

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TRINIDAD – UN upset

PORT OF SPAIN – The United Nations (UN) has raised deep concerns over Saturday’s deportation of 82 Venezuelan nationals from T&T, among them asylum seekers, saying they could not verify whether it was a “voluntary repatriation” process as claimed by the ministry of national security. It is also of the belief, like many locals and […]

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TRINIDAD – Venezuelan nationals deported

At least 82 Venezuelan nationals were deported to their homeland on Saturday amid concerns that among them were people seeking asylum in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of National Security in a statement issued late Saturday night said that 82 Venezuelan nationals including 29 women “were voluntarily repatriated…to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with the […]

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TnT – Boy chops off mother’s hand

He said, “I did it because my mother took away my cellphone the night before and I found it was unfair.”

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TRINIDAD – Baby raped, beaten to death

PORT OF SPAIN – A 15-month old baby girl was raped and beaten to death on Wednesday. The suspect is a 17-year-old relative. Baby Raquel George was found bruised and bleeding by her mother at the family home in Palo Seco. The child’s mother, Sharlene George, 44, found the child lifeless when she returned from […]

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TT govt minister fired

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Less than 24 hours after he was appointed minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Darryl Smith has been fired. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday said that Smith’s dismissal followed a meeting with prime minister Dr Keith Rowley and Planning and […]

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TRINIDAD – Moses in clear

PM: Public servants caused Dominica vote PORT OF SPAIN – Public officials who usurped the authority of the political directorate and not foreign affairs minister Dennis Moses, were responsible for T&T’s recent refusal to support Dominica’s request for waiver of its dues for the Organisation of American States (OAS) last month. That’s the direction in […]

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No love for Buju in T&T

The concert is 13 months away but already the LGBT community in this country is expressing its displeasure with Reggae singer and one of dancehall’s stalwarts, Buju Banton’s schedule visit to T&T in 2019. It has resolved there should be no promoting of artistes who promote violence against against LGBT people. In the past some of […]

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TRINIDAD – Scores of passengers stranded

Although Caribbean Airlines staff worked overtime for the Easter long weekend to fill the gap of the collapsed ferry service, transporting over 13,000 passengers on the domestic airbridge, there were still scores of ferry passengers who had to camp out at the airport in Tobago for hours to catch a flight. Scores of passengers, including […]

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TRINIDAD – Schoolboy killed in tragic accident

PORT OF SPAIN – Longing to own a bicycle, schoolboy Darion “Tin Tin” Lucas worked hard, saved up his money and bought a used bike last month. In a cruel twist of fate, on Tuesday, Lucas, 15, was killed when he rode down a steep hill into the path of a truck, transporting logs at […]

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Major faux pas

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday sought to distance itself from a position taken by its ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS) Anthony Phillip Spencer during a hemispheric meeting last week against a financial waiver for hurricane ravaged Dominica. Instead of supporting the waiver on Dominica’s assessed quota […]

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