TRINIDAD

CARIBBEAN: Granny, 72, on gun charge in Trinidad

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By Susan Mohammed May 8, 2017 TRINIDAD EXPRESS – A 72-year-old woman of Phase 2, La Horquetta, will appear in the Arima Magistrates’ Court on Monday, charged with the possession of a Ruger .9mm pistol. The woman was arrested by officers of the La Horquetta Police Station. The officers allegedly found the gun during the Read More

CARIBBEAN: Man murdered days after winning court cases in Trinidad

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TRINIDAD EXPRESS – A man released from prison days ago after his criminal cases were dismissed, was gunned down on Saturday. Anderson Nicholas, 28, was in bed when he was killed in his Rio Claro home. The killer, wearing a mask and armed with a shot gun, ran past a group of Nicholas’ relatives who Read More

Trinidad man arrested after fatal hit-and-run crash

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Eureka Broken clouds Temperature: 53 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 16:53 Fortuna Broken clouds Temperature: 50 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 18:35 Crescent City Clear sky Temperature: 53 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 17:56 Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Read More

Letter: Once again, the integrity of the Trinidad and Tobago judiciary has been compromised

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Dear Sir:The various service commissions were created by the constitution as autonomous institutions to insulate public servants from political interference as well as to insulate the office holders of these commissions from being “political” … a very balancing act since we live in a very small country. The public perception about these service commissions remains Read More

Countersuit threatened in CONCACAF claim against former Trinidad minister

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Austin ‘Jack’ Warner By Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA — Following a lawsuit filed in US federal court in New York by the regional FIFA body, the Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), claiming damages of US$20 million against former officials Austin ‘Jack’ Warner and Charles ‘Chuck’ Blazer, Warner, Read More

Yet another credit downgrade for Trinidad and Tobago

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NEW YORK, USA — Rating agency Moody’s announced on Wednesday that it had downgraded Trinidad and Tobago’s credit rating to Ba1 from Baa3, just days after Friday’s announcement by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) that it had lowered its long-term sovereign credit ratings from “A-” to “BBB+”. In Moody’s ranking, Ba1 is considered to be non-investment Read More

Trinidad to host digital financial services workshop

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On 27-28 April 2017, a digital financial services (DFS) workshop will be convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad, to update policy makers in the Caribbean about the latest trends in financial technology. The workshop is organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for Read More

Filmmaker Priya Sen’s exhibition reveals migration stories from Trinidad, Mauritius, western India

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Written by Dipanita Nath | Updated: April 27, 2017 11:10 am Photos from Helen Myers’ collection from Trinidad Courtesy: Archive and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology Over the earphones, a man coughs, clears his throat, and says, “Hamar naam Seevbalak. Umar hai 94.” A harmonium breaks in with a flourish and Seevbalak’s croaking voice swells into Read More

New Generation Rallies to Climate Cause in Trinidad

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Active Citizens, Biodiversity, Caribbean Climate Wire, Civil Society, Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Environment, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects, TerraViva United Nations, Water & Sanitation Marchers form a heart shape at the 2015 climate march, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, organised by youth activists from IAMovement. Credit: IAMovement PORT OF SPAIN, Apr 26 2017 Read More

Trinidad and Tobago president disappointed CCJ is not final court for all CARICOM states

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Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) states of St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia and Grenada are among Caribbean states being criticized by a regional head of state for not having replaced the London-based Privy Council with Read More