Monday, April 27, 2015


Motorcyclist dies after hitting truck

A MOTORCYCLIST died after he slammed into a sanitation truck in Tobago on Sunday night. Curtis Gun succumbed to his injuries at hospital. Read more »

  • 29 drunk driving suspects nabbed

    TWENTY nine people were arrested by police over the weekend for driving drunk. Of those, five were arrested in Siparia during the Feast of La Divina Pastora. Read More »


    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday she will not be “jumbied” into calling an election date. Instead, Persad-Bissessar said her Government will be moving another motion of censure against Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to have him suspended from the Parliament for the controversial “emailgate” issue. Read More »

  • PM praises absent Bas

    United National Congress (UNC) faithful began arriving at the party’s headquarters early as the political party celebrated its 26th anniversary at Rienzi Complex, Couva, scheduled to start at 3 p.m. yesterday. Read More »

  • Referendum needed

    THE democracy of Trinidad and Tobago will be compromised if the London-based Privy Council is abolished as this country's final court of appeal and replaced by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) without a referendum from the population. Read More »

  • AG queries $1.7m invoice from Tiger Capital

    The Office of the Attorney General is querying a $1.7 million invoice submitted by Tiger Capital Ltd. Sources told the Express that Tiger Capital Ltd earlier this year submitted an invoice for work done through the Central Authority. However, following concerns being raised, the AG’s office is now looking at exactly what the company did. Read More »

  • Moonilal: PNM makes plans, Kamla delivers

    United National Congress (UNC) deputy political leader Dr Roodal Moonilal yesterday sent a message to People’s National Movement (PNM) MP Colm Imbert that while the PNM made plans, it was Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar who delivered on them. Speaking at the UNC 26th anniversary celebrations at Rienzi Complex in Couva, Moonilal said the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin was promised by the PNM many years ago. Read More »

  • UNC stalwarts to help win election

    SOME of the people who helped form the United National Congress (UNC) yesterday pledged to create a group within the political party to assist the People’s Partnership to win the 2015 general election. This is according to the UNC’s first chairman, Dr Rampersad Parasram, who was among members of the party’s first executive who attended the UNC’s 26th anniversary celebrations. Read More »

  • 4 kidnap victims rescued after high-speed chase

    SWIFT and coordinated action by officers of the Western Division, Rapid Response Unit and Highway Patrol Unit resulted in the capture of five kidnapping suspects and the rescue of four victims early yesterday morning following a high-speed chase from Chaguaramas to Valsayn. Read More »

  • ‘Coker died from sudden cardiac arrest’

    An autopsy performed on the body of Independent Liberal Party (ILP) regional coordinator in Tobago, Lionel Coker, by pathologist Dr Hugh Vaughan Des Vignes, revealed he died as a result of sudden cardiac arrest—dialated cardiomyopathy. The autopsy was performed yesterday at the Scarborough Mortuary in Tobago. Read More »

  • Morvant man shot dead: two nabbed among onlookers

    TWO suspects were arrested and remained in police custody up to yesterday evening following the murder of a man in Morvant on Saturday. The men were arrested in close proximity to the house where 43-year-old Gerald Nelson was shot and killed, at Shiver Hill, Cipriani Avenue, around 4.30 p.m. Read More »

  • Nabbed in sting

    A police constable attached to Siparia Police Station was arrested in a sting operation on Saturday. The 42-year-old constable was being monitored by officers after he reportedly accepted a bribe to forgo charges against a man held with a quantity of cocaine. Read More »

  • Fake customer steals delivery truck

    POLICE are searching for a man who pretended to be waiting for a tank of cooking gas but instead robbed the LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) salesman of some $25,000 and the vehicle on Wednesday in Tabaquite. Read More »

  • Vendor fined for false theft report to police

    A COCONUT vendor who falsely reported to police that cash and jewelry were stolen from his home was fined by the court. Magistrate Avason Bailey told Kavir Drickpaul on Friday that citizens complain that police officers were not doing their job, but he had a police officer investigating a false report. Read More »

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