Sunday, February 18, 2018

Cops probe origin of voice note*

Feb. 17, 2018, 8:58 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass—THE Police Service is investigating the origin of a voice note circulating on social media purportedly posted by a member of the service...




All Carnival terror suspects freed…two charged*

Feb. 16, 2018, 9:42 PM AST Comments

TWO of the people who were held in connection with the alleged Carnival terror plot have been jointly charged with possession of a firearm. The couple—Adil Mansano and Alisha Thomas—were charged early yesterday morning and appeared before Magistrate Rehanna Hosein in the Port of Spain Co


Rowley: There’s an ISIS cell in T&T*

Feb. 16, 2018, 9:37 PM AST Comments

There is an ISIS cell in Trinidad and Tobago. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the disclosure yesterday as he acknowledged some T&T nationals who left to participate in the ISIS struggle and had returned were seeking to continue this struggle on home soil. The prime minister’s acknowledgeme


AG: we'll deal with lawsuits*

Feb. 16, 2018, 9:30 PM AST Comments

The State is prepared to deal with any legal challenge from those who were detained for questioning with respect to the alleged Carnival terror plot, says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. “The law enforcement agencies in Trinidad and Tobago are well within their rights to take action as they se


Govt pays Cuffie’s $2.4m medical bill*

Feb. 16, 2018, 9:16 PM AST Comments

Government Minister Maxie Cuffie’s medical treatment and recovery has cost the Trinidad and Tobago taxpayers $2.49 million. Responding to a question from Caroni East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh on Cuffie’s general state of health and the cost of his medical management, Prime Minister Dr Keith R



$M levy on CEPEP: Headquarters cleaned out

Feb. 16, 2018, 1:51 PM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - COURT marshals moved in at CEPEP’s Headquarters in Ste Madeleine today and seized items in order for a contractor to be able to recover more than $1.9 million owed.