Monday, December 22, 2014


I didn’t know how to switch off phone

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Tobago, Peter Reyes said yesterday he did not know how to switch off his cellular phone, which caused him to run afoul of flight regulations on a flight from Trinidad to Tobago last Thursday. Read more »

  • Manhunt still on for 4 escapees

    A manhunt is still on for the four detainees who escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre along the Eastern Main Road, Aripo, on Friday night. Read More »

  • The pride of Black Rock

    THE turquoise bays of Stone Haven and Great Courland on Tobago’s western coastline are separated by a rocky point of land lashed constantly by the waves rolling in from the Caribbean Sea. Read More »

  • Manager defends nurses against claims

    NURSE Manager of the San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) Betty Ann Pilgrim yesterday defended nurses at the hospital following a letter by the acting chief executive officer of the South-West Regional Health Authority Dr Anand Chatoorgoon in which he said that his Christmas wish was for nurses to turn up for duty during the Christmas season. Read More »

  • Top Cop applauded for probe into ACP

    The Police Service Social and Welfare Association yesterday applauded acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams for launching an investigation into allegations that Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Peter Reyes may have acted unprofessionally, possibly to the point of official misconduct of duties after he was removed from a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight to Tobago last week Read More »

  • Central cops searching for six cable thieves

    CENTRAL Division police officers are searching for at least six men suspected in the theft of thousands of dollars worth of underground cables in Central Trinidad. Read More »

  • Pedestrians warned: man killed on highway

    A 45-YEAR-old Chaguanas man was killed while crossing a highway, taking the road fatality toll to 143. Read More »

  • ‘Peacemaker’ killed with sledgehammer

    After parting a fight between friends and encouraging them to calm down, a 35-year-old man was beaten to death with a sledgehammer in Arima on Saturday. Read More »

  • Boy, 14, held

    A 14-year-old boy is among three people in custody following a robbery on Saturday at Barkkin Dogs pet supply store, St Augustine. According to police reports, around 2.15 p.m., three people entered the St Augustine branch of the supply store along the Eastern Main Road posing as customers. Read More »

  • Cops praised after four arrested, gun seized

    The swift actions of Northern Division Police yesterday resulted in the seizure of a Browning 9mm pistol and the arrest of four young men. Read More »

  • Furlonge: No need for panic

    In the wake of recent Ebola scares, Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health (MOH) Dr Colin Furlonge has said, with the advent of Christmas and Carnival, there was no need for the citizenry to panic because “we have things under control”. Read More »

  • Ramroop: Level of surveillance high

    Three thermal cameras were handed over to the Airports Authority of T&T (AATT) to assist in detecting suspected cases of Ebola. Read More »

  • Fuad dismisses rumour

    Just days after a suspected case of Ebola caused a scare at the Port of Spain General Hospital, rumours began circulating of yet another patient at the institution showing symptoms of the deadly virus. Read More »

  • Sales slow, say vendors

    The last few days before Christmas usually brings a rush of last minute shoppers crowding the stores and streets. But this was not the scene in Port of Spain yesterday as several vendors complained of slow sales and small profits. Read More »

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