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Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2024

Local criminal syndicate, led by entertainer, on US radar...

Another barge in danger of sinking
WHILE oil spill clean-ups continue on Tobago's southwestern shore, people in the Hope Beach area have called for the speedy removal of another barge that, over two weeks ago, was listing badly and is now in danger of sinking off the southern coast.

Report: Hackers accessed TSTT using admin's credentials

OSHA charges against LMCS, Paria in limbo
A ruling by this country's highest court, the Privy Council, will determine whether 12 charges filed by the Occupational Safety and Health Authority and Agency (OSHA) in the Paria diving tragedy after a six-month time limit is valid.

Paria divers remembered on second death anniversary

Exotic birds, monkeys, ganja found in Diego Martin raid
A police release said ten exotic golden-winged parakeets and two wedge-capped capuchin monkeys were found at a residence at Blue Basin Road, Diego Martin during a search warrant exercise.

Guns coming in legal packages at T&T ports
Illegal weapons have been flooding the streets of T&T for the past decade.

While it is traditionally believed that guns are entering T&T through the country's porous borders, in our continued reporting we learnt how arms traffickers are using legal ports of entry.

Boy, 4, shot
Disagreement between neighbours...

Gang violence, extortion, cripples business in Tunapuna
PNM councillor for Auzonville/Tunapuna John-Boyd Briggs said, at the moment, his district was probably "one of the hottest" areas in the country with seven or eight different criminal gangs.

He said because of the crime situation, Tunapuna saw a decline in visitors for Carnival compared to previous years and residents are living in fear.

Kidnapped Debe businessman found tied to coconut tree in Couva
The victim, Arshad Mohammed, of Gandhi Village, was found by a villager who alerted other villagers of Carolina Village and the police.

The ordeal began at around 11 am on Friday, when the victim was driving his red Nissan X-Trail along Rahamut Trace in Debe.

Debe businessman escapes kidnappers
Recalling the horrific ordeal, Mohammed said he went to drop his mother, Annie Mohammed, in their garden at Rahamut Trace, Woodland, when two men with guns tied him up and threw him in the back seat of his Nissan X-Trail.

Mohammed said his face was concealed, and as the men drove off with him, they beat him mercilessly on his head while asking him personal questions.

3 men shot dead in separate incidents in East Trinidad
Dead are Akeem Ralph, 26, taxi driver Gabriel Reid, 39, and Nekero 'Ounce' Sifontes, 37.

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