Wednesday, January 18, 2017

News

Uber service is illegal in T&T, says Minister

Jan. 18, 2017, 12:54 AM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias - Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan says it was not the Ministry's responsibility to seek out any company which shows interest in establishing operations here and outline this country's laws to them.




"There are no getaway donkeys"

Jan. 18, 2017, 9:50 AM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - ATTORNEY GENERAL Faris Al-Rawi says the amendments to the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act were significant in the government's fight against crime.


Murder near horse racing track

Jan. 18, 2017, 9:14 AM AST Comments

By Alexander Bruzual - A man was found dead in a car on Tuesday night near the Santa Rosa Park horse racing facility. He had been chopped multiple times.


Who killed Rachael?

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:26 AM AST Comments

By Alexander Bruzual - The funeral service for 16-year-old Rachael Ramkissoon will take place tomorrow morning in Brazil Village.

Sicko found in girls' primary school washroom

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:12 AM AST Comments

By Donstan Bonn - A concerned parent is expressing dissatisfaction with the state of security at the San Fernando SDA Primary School, after a male intruder gained access to the female washroom and sexually harassing some of female students at the school's Pouchet Street, San Fernando compound on Mon


COUPLE SHOT IN BED*

Jan. 17, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

GUNMEN stormed the home of a couple and shot the pair in bed shortly after midnight on Monday. Ricky Mohammed, 39, and his wife, Luenda Anthony, 29, were both shot in the head. The killers attacked shortly after midnight at the couple’s wooden home surrounded by bushes at Lime Field Road, Gu


Four shot dead overnight; 26 homicides so far for 2017

Jan. 17, 2017, 10:2 PM AST Comments

THERE have been 26 ­homicides during the first 17 days of 2017—one short of the toll for the ­comparative period last year. Four of these homicides took place on Monday night. All involved the use of firearms. The deceased were identified yesterday as Akiel Romaine of Belmont, Floyd Williams


Two killed by police after chase, including teenage boy

Jan. 17, 2017, 9:57 PM AST Comments

A 17-year-old boy was among two people killed on Monday night by police officers of the North Eastern Division. Police said around 8 p.m., officers entered Ramkissoon Trace, off Old San Juan Road, on an exercise. While there, the officers said they had cause to chase two individuals who ran away wh


...Baptiste-Primus: ‘Hardback men’ in favour of child brides

Jan. 17, 2017, 9:55 PM AST Comments

Government Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus said yesterday that she would not wish for her grandchildren to be married at the age of 12, as she championed the Government’s move to end child marriages in this country. Baptiste-Primus was speaking at the Senate sitting, in her contribution to t