Friday, October 31, 2014



The Attorney General is not backing any cover-up in the controversial cocaine surgery issue. Stressing that doctor/patient confidentiality cannot be used as a “shield for criminal wrongdoing”, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan yesterday called on acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams to probe deeper into the matter. Read more »

  • Boy, 17, on three armed robbery charges

    A 17-year-old boy facing three robbery charges re-appeared before the court yesterday after being remand in State custody on Wednesday. Read More »

  • Mom, daughters, baby missing

    The Police Service on Thursday issued an alert, asking the public for helping in finding a woman, her two teenage daughters, and her one year old granddaughter, who have disappeared in the village of Brasso Seco, Paria. The following is the police report - Read More »

  • Anand: AG’s office not involved in Carmona, Price row

    Attorney General Anand Ramlogan yesterday described the threatened legal action by President Anthony Carmona against comedienne Rachel Price as “a private matter”. He said the Office of the Attorney General was not involved in this matter, neither was it paying the legal bill. “The Office of the President can seek legal advice from the Solicitor General, who is in law, the legal adviser to the State, and that would include the Office of the President. Read More »

  • Kamla takes a break from HRM

    PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said she has washed her hands off the Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) issue for the time being as it is currently being handled by her subordinates. Read More »

  • Prayers for Kublalsingh

    A Woodford Square, Port of Spain, gathering in support of activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh will today begin with prayers for his life by leaders of the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO). The show of solidarity was called Wednesday by Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) president, Gary Aboud, who on that day also pleaded with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to step in to save Kublalsingh’s life. Read More »

  • ...has no problem with ads by Citizens 4D Highway

    PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Citizens 4D Highway group has the right to freedom of expression as any other citizen in this country and once the group does not break the law and defame anyone it has done nothing wrong. Read More »

  • Keshorn gets $2.67m home in Valsayn

    KESHORN Walcott was yesterday given a five-bedroom house “fit for a champion” along with 20,000 square feet of “picturesque” land in Cumana, Toco by the State for his gold medal-winning performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. Read More »

  • Medical student on ‘weed trafficking’ charge

    A 25-YEAR-OLD medical student appeared before a Port of Spain magistrate yesterday charged with possession of more than two kilogrammes of marijuana for the purposes of trafficking. Read More »

  • ‘What went horribly wrong’

    Former Appeal Court justice Mustapha Ibrahim will chair the Commission of Enquiry to determine “what went horribly wrong” in the construction of the multi-million dollar Las Alturas Towers, leading to the demolition of the housing complex in Morvant. Read More »

  • SRP officer killed in crash

    A special reserve police (SRP) officer was killed in a vehicular crash yesterday morning when the modified Suzuki Jimny he was in flipped going around a corner. Read More »

  • Psychiatric nurse’s body found

    A MALE psychiatric nurse was found dead yesterday morning on a deserted road near the Caroni cremation site. Read More »

  • Caroni woman shot dead

    A woman was shot dead and a close relative is now in custody after a gunman attacked her at her Madras Road, Caroni home on Wednesday night. Read More »

  • Mayor promises more cops

    As the Christmas season swings into full gear, Port of Spain mayor Raymond Tim Kee said he will be increasing the complement of police in the nation’s capital to ensure legitimate store owners and licensed vendors “get a fair share of the economic pie”. Read More »

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