NGO calls for investigation into police killings The Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) said it is deeply concerned about the 'apparent' extra-judicial killings by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) of Noel Diamond, Joel Jacobs, and Israel Clinton.
Mother at funeral: I can't take it Those were the words Priscilla Brooks uttered after viewing the body of her son Noel Diamond, for a second time during his funeral service at Janel's Funeral Chapel at Sunshine Avenue, San Juan yesterday.
Mother of murdered dancehall artiste begs for no retaliation One of Trinidad and Tobago's local dancehall artistes, Kyle "Rebel Sixx" George, 26, was ambushed and killed in his home at Bon Air, Arouca, on Sunday night. But his mother has sent a strong message to his killer/s while also urging George's friends not to act in retaliation against the killing.
Dancehall artistes in PoS peace talks One day before local dancehall artiste Kyle "Rebel Sixx" George was murdered, a group of Trinibad artistes from opposing sides, some with alleged affiliations to the Rasta City and Muslim gangs, had come together for a peace deal.
Next slate of repatriations: Cuba, St Martin, Grenada "We're bringing in persons from Cuba, not only our students, but Caribbean Airlines is doing a flight to Cuba and St Martin today and we're looking at 29 persons from Cuba and about 17 persons from St Martin have been granted approvals," he said.
O'Connor moves to sue State over disciplinary action against election run While he did not receive a response, he was given two memorandums accusing him of breaching the Police Service Regulations by engaging in partisanship and by publishing a personal comment on local and administrative matters without Griffith's permission. Rambhajan noted that the memorandums were dated April 17 and June 17, respectively, but were only served on him last week.
Young: Watch out for people offering fake exemptions Minister of National Security, Stuart Young has said that an investigation into people offering exemptions to return to Trinidad under false pretences has been launched. In today's virtual media briefing, Young said he's been made aware of the advertisements and is looking into the claims.
Bakr to contest PoS South seat Abu Bakr said that in past few weeks, during his walks throughout Port-of-Spain he is faced with people who want to thank him for helping to broker a peace deal between warring factions within the community.
Padarath's return delayed, Roodal looks to teach newbies Incumbent UNC Princes Town MP Barry Padarath is returning home a little later this week than initially planned—and he isn't worried about fallout from recent general election candidate selection since he says the party has matured.
Soldier, friend shot in Tobago Kevin Manswell 45, of Mon Repos, San Fernando, a member of the T&T Regiment and his friend Harold Pierre 48, a fisherman of Coco Watty Trace, Mason Hall, were warded at the Scarborough General Hospital up to late yesterday in a stable condition.
Cops take 6-week-old from mother after disturbing message On Friday morning she sent a message to his mother's phone stating, "Let (the baby's father) know he caused this, and I hope it haunts him every day that he lives. And when they find us the world will know of the abuse and they will know why I did what I did. This was my last straw. This postpartum got the best of me. Goodbye."