Soldiers held for illegal arms cache
Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020
Soldiers held for illegal arms cache
The men, 37 and 39, were held with two Glock 17 pistols with automatic selectors, one homemade shotgun, three rifle magazines, 34 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, 20 rounds of .9 millimetre ammunition, and three ski masks after police searched a house at Councilman Circular, Upper Seventh Avenue, Malick.
Duke knocks PM over criticism of absent public servants
President of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke has described the Prime Minister's criticism of public servants as careless, irresponsible and ill-informed.
Cox denies neglecting TT's vulnerable
Cox disclosed the ministry is looking to improve the efficiency in the distribution of its various grants through digitisation. She declared that at no time, despite challenges caused by the pandemic, was the ministry late in the delivery of services to those in need, through its core programmes.
Tough going for children in squatting community
While the government pushes full steam ahead with plans for a digital economy, more than 17 families from a squatting community in Siparia still live in darkness. Situated within a forested area off Gamble Street, the community is heavily populated with children, many of whom attend school.
Salina Peterson: An advocate for deaf rights
Realising that many deaf people, like herself, are often not given the chance to achieve their full potential, Peterson is now an advocate for deaf rights.
'Opening Buccoo Marine Park makes no sense'
"Extra flights will benefit Tobagonians who are going to Trinidad for appointments and other things that they must do in Trinidad." However, she said there still are not enough flights bringing people to Tobago "in a way that can impact the current economic situation."
MovieTowne Chaguanas falls victim to COVID-19
In a statement to the media, MovieTowne's owner Derek Chin said, "I wish to inform you that we will be closing our MovieTowne Chaguanas branch for good as the pandemic along with MovieTowne's landlord has made it uneconomical for us to continue."
58 new covid19 cases detected
A total of 58 new covid19 cases have been reported by the Ministry of Health in its 4 pm update on Sunday. There were no new reported deaths which remains at 90.
Trump extends trade pact to aid local manufacturers
A trade agreement which allows for goods produced in TT and other Caricom countries to have duty-free access to the US market has been extended for another 10 years by US President Donald Trump.
Call for Africa to join lobby for reparations
Public plea to help ailing Blaxx
Fans and associates of soca artiste Dexter "Blaxx" Stewart are seeking to raise funds to help him after a recent surgery for an undisclosed illness.
Donation drive launched for soca artiste 'Blaxx'
Richards wants security meeting on Tobago prison
Prison Officers Association president Ceron Richards is calling for an urgent meeting with the Minister of National Security Stuart Young to discuss the safety and security of inmates and prison officers at the Tobago prison.
Government wants to give anti-gang law more teeth
Government is looking at broadening the category of offences under the anti-gang legislation to catch fraudsters, rapists, armed robbers and burglars.
3 killed in highway accident
Baboolal, Michael Ashton, 36, of Lower Santa Cruz, and Michael Walters, 20, of Laventille Road, San Juan, died after a Nissan Tiida heading north along the highway reportedly hit the back of a dump truck driven by a police officer attached the St Clair Police Station.
Guyanese man sues CAL for negligence following drug arrest
A Guyanese man who claims he was "unwittingly turned into a drug mule" when his suitcase was allegedly tampered with during a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight to the US, has sued CAL for alleged negligence.
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