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New video emerges in Morvant police killing
Posted: Friday, July 10, 2020

New video emerges in Morvant police killing
The video shows police dragging what appear to be the dead bodies of two of the men from the car. A third man is seen lying at the side of the road behind the car. Police involved in the shooting said in their official report that they took the injured men to hospital in the back of one of the jeeps. Doctors declared them dead on arrival.

Morvant shooting:: Full pay for cops sent on leave

AG: Opposition would not have supported more powers for PCA
Some of the additional powers included: Being allowed to retrieve scientific evidence from the scenes of officer-involved shootings, including firearms, ammunition and DNA; preserving the scenes of officer-involved shootings; and submitting for testing all evidence obtained during an interrogation of the scene of an officer-involved shooting.

PCA's West: We did nothing wrong
Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) David West is maintaining that the Authority did nothing wrong when it made a recommendation to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith to suspend officers involved in the fatal shooting of three men in Morvant on June 27.

SIA unearths another plot against Griffith
...the individuals, believed to be ex-military personnel of the Venezuelan government, are reportedly be brought into the country under the command of a well-known community activist and alleged gang leader in the Port-of-Spain area. Intelligence also indicates that the men are under the leadership of a Venezuelan OCG leader who is currently serving a five-year sentence in the T&T prison system.

CMO: 100 more nationals return this weekend

Kamla: Govt opening borders for CPL but not citizens
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has described as hypocrisy the government's plan to host the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricket competition, while she says it is not allowing many citizens to return home due to COVID-19 restrictions.

T&T hosts CPL alone, no fans at grounds
She said a contingent of over 251 people, including the players, staff and other officials attached to the six CPL teams—the Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Zouks and the Trinbago Knight Riders—will come into T&T for the series and will be quarantined at the Hilton Trinidad in Port-of-Spain and must adhere to strict COVID protocols

Bar owners: Let's go full time
They say they are losing 50 to 70 per cent of their revenue because of reduced operating hours amid Covid-19 restrictions and they have had enough of the Government's decision to reduce their operating hours.

Tearful Holding says education key to stop racism
"When I say education I mean going back in history. What people need to understand that this thing stems from a long time ago, hundreds of years ago. The dehumanization of the black race is where it started. People will tell you, 'That's a long time ago, get over it.' No, you don't get over things like that and the society has not gotten over something like that."

Inglot T&T ends contract with Starlite Pharmacy over Aboud's comments
The 30-year-old cosmetic line partnered with Starlite Collection in April 2016. In a Facebook post, it said: "Inglot T&T has taken the decision to terminate our distribution contract with Starlite Pharmacy, effective immediately. We firmly believe that Black lives matter. Given the ideologies expressed by Starlite's CEO, we cannot in good faith continue to distribute our products through this company."

UNC reveals crime-fighting plans
Citing the murders of three people between Monday night and Tuesday morning, UNC political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar vowed to tackle crime and violence through a combination of hard and soft crime-fighting initiatives, together with restructuring the Ministry of National Security.

Kamla: Don't blame covid19 for economic hard times
Persad-Bissessar slammed the government for mismanaging the economy by relying heavily on taxes and loans to improve the state of the country. "For the first time in our nation's history, seven petrochemical plants have been shut down in six months – and don't let them fool people into thinking this is because of covid19. Their whole campaign is covid19 – but they collapsed this economy long before covid19 came."

Caricris reaffirms TT govt 'high creditworthiness' rating

Huawei: Caribbean can adapt to post-covid19 world
Huawei experts believe covid19 has highlighted the urgent need for economies and businesses in the Caribbean to accelerate their current pace of digital transformation. They believe the region must grapple with the rapid development of cutting-edge technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT); the proliferation of new connections and applications; and the massive amounts of data being generated which creates immense pressure for real-time data processing.

NGO calls for green initiatives in COVID-19 stimulus packages
CANARI's Executive Director, Nicole Leotaud, was one of the independent experts who inputted into a background paper for the session on ‘Protecting the Planet and Building Resilience' being held at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on July 8, 2020.

UN: World could hit 1.5-degree warming threshold in 5 years

Tour operator to lo$e but wants Tobago win

Murdered pharmacist buried, no one arrested yet
A close male relative found his body and a hand-written note on the third floor of Soogrim's home on Friday. There was no sign of forced entry which led police to initially assume Soogrim had killed himself.

UWI student arrested during 2018 protest cleared
Two years after UWI protests...

TTPS: 34 missing people found in 2020; 13 still missing

Laventille teen missing
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating a 15-year-old boy. Jayden Lewis of Picton Road, Laventille was last seen on July 6.

Man throws himself off third floor of Maloney building to escape cops
In a bid to escape the police, a man threw himself off of the third floor of a building in Maloney this morning. He has since been taken to the Arima Hospital for treatment.

Police called in to break up drifter's wake
Officers of the Arouca Police Station, under the supervisions of ASP Gyan and Insp Pitt, received intelligence that the roadways in Bon Air Gardens, near Phillip's home, had over 50 persons.

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