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Sixteen 'plotters' to be freed
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2011

Sixteen 'plotters' to be freed
SIXTEEN men, including a policeman, detained in connection with a plot to assassinate the Prime Minister and three members of Cabinet as well as create public disorder and panic, are set to be released sometime tomorrow, as the state of emergency comes to an end tonight at midnight.

Time runs out on police probing PM terror plot
SEVENTEEN men detained by police in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and three Government ministers will likely be released without charge as time runs out on investigators. The State has until midnight, when the State of Emergency ends, to either charge the detainees or release them.

If State fails to lay charges today... Detained 16 will walk

DPP: I was not consulted
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says the law must take its course and if there is no evidence against the 16 detainees, then they must be set free.

Political scientist sees backlash... Egg on Govt's face?

Nacta: Nation divided over assassination plot

Govt in a spot over detainees—analyst

Govt proving to be a threat to T&T says Hinds

A 68-YEAR-OLD visually impaired father of five was buried alive when a massive landslide sent tonnes of rock, mud and slush over his house in the remote village of San Souci in East Trinidad during the early morning hours yesterday.

'Angry mountains' wreak havoc
OVER 13 early-morning landslides cut off parts of the Paria Main Road from Sans Souci to Grande Riviere, in north east Trinidad after heavier-than-usual rainfall over the weekend.

...Man dies in landslide after saving relatives

Met Office warns of more rain

Residents still picking up pieces
SEVERAL Carenage residents were yesterday still picking up the pieces and trying to repair their homes after what has been described as a "mini tornado" tore off the roof of several houses last Friday.

Tackling flooding in PoS - Agency to focus on squatters

Thumbs up for elderly care plan
The Government's plan to introduce licensing, monitoring and effective policing of homes and facilities providing care for the elderly is a welcome initiative, if long overdue in this country.

4 senior staff found guilty
T&TEC trainee electrocuted on duty

House pays tribute to Joseph
THE HOUSE of Representatives on Friday paid tribute to former PNM government minister Dr Cuthbert Joseph who died last week at the age of 83.

Keith Subero: Our battered brand

Michael Harris: Big fish, little fish and an ocean of lies

Reginald Dumas: Haiti's foreign helpers

Concern over drop in corruption rating... Bhoe: T&T must go up, not down
Planning Minister Dr Bhoe Tewarie says T&T's worsened corruption rating will not affect the economy but noted that it's cause for concern.

Police body: Emergency a success because 'Cops went beyond the call'
The state of emergency was a success because police officers went well above and beyond the call of duty, so much so that they were exploited.

Sentinel guards robbed of $$, pistol
TWO GUNMEN yesterday held up three guards from Sentinel Security Services at the entrance of the security company's headoffice at the corner of Stone and Duke Streets in Port-of-Spain and made off with a bag containing $200,000 and a Glock semi-automatic pistol.

Search continues for Tunapuna suspect
FOR the fourth consecutive day yesterday, police officers and soldiers combed the forested hills of Tunapuna, as they continued their search for the man suspected of murdering a fellow resident and vowing to kill others as an act of revenge.

Cops hunt four gunmen
POLICE are searching for four men who shot at them after shooting at the house of a Todd's Road family early yesterday morning.

Penal woman found dead in lot

'Vindra' accused petition for Legal Aid lawyers
OVER 700 friends and family members of the 12 men currently awaiting trial for the kidnapping and murder of businesswoman Vindra Naipaul-Coolman have signed a petition, asking that the men be released, as their constitutional right to get legal representation is being denied.

'A third of murders linked to gang violence'
During the debate of the then Anti-Gang Bill on April 1, the Attorney General said the Police Service had presented "frightening information" that the number of gangs had increased from 93 to 110 in 18 months.

How the Merikins came to Moruga
Next Year's bicentennial commemoration in the US of the War of 1812, is linked to an important part of Trinidad's history.

'My flock built castle Cuffie'
IT IS A castle fit for a King. However, the fact that he lives in such a sprawling, majestic edifice off the main road in McBean Village, Couva is not what well-known Pentecostal Pastor Winston Cuffie is most proud of.

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