Monday, February 20, 2017

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Facebook fabrication: Missing girl lied

Feb. 20, 2017, 2:8 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - The 15-year-old school dropout who returned home three weeks after she was reported missing has confessed to fabricating the Facebook story of how she vanished.



"Rich" people poisoned these harmless men, and got away

Feb. 20, 2017, 11:37 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - Two months ago, two men were found dead – tied together, eyebrows shaved off and faces painted – outside a bar at Tarouba Road, near San Fernando. The people involved in the deaths have apparently avoided prosecution.

They never found her head, or her killer

Feb. 20, 2017, 10:15 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - Almost a year after her dismembered body was found in a barrel floating in the Mitan River in Manzanilla, the family of Eden Nikeisha Teesdale is still waiting on answers.


Murdered barman's car found

Feb. 20, 2017, 9:37 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - The discovery of an abandoned car in South Oropouche on Sunday, is how police were able to confirmed the identity of the bullet-riddled body found on the roadside in La Romaine on Friday.


Bones in Tobago that of missing man?

Feb. 20, 2017, 9:29 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - POLICE suspect that the skeletal remains of a male found in the forest in Tobago on Saturday, are that of a young man who went missing two years ago.


Did you witness the police killings? The PCA wants you to say

Feb. 20, 2017, 8:21 AM AST Comments

Carolyn Kissoon - The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is asking that witnesses step forward and make a formal complaint so that it can investigate the police killings in Laventille and Ste Madeleine and the shooting of a man by police in La Romaine over the weekend.

TRUMP CALLS ROWLEY*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:4 PM AST Comments

WITH the deadline date for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) drawing nearer in Trinidad and Tobago comes word that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley held discussions with United States President Donald Trump in a phone call yesterday evening.


6 former monarchs in calypso final

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:1 PM AST Comments

Six former monarchs are among the 15 calypsonians who will battle against defending National Calypso Monarch Devon Seale for the title come Carnival Sunday night at Dimanche Gras at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.


Mom of two on gun and ammo charge

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:0 PM AST Comments

BUSINESSWOMAN and mother of two Sandy Bachan appeared in court, charged with possession of a pistol and eight rounds of ammunition. Bachan, 36, of Carapichaima, faced Chaguanas First Court Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor last week. She entered a not-guilty plea to the charge that she had a 9mm pist


Minister: Don’t underrate young people*

Feb. 19, 2017, 9:57 PM AST Comments

Belmont-based schools St Margaret’s Boys Anglican and St Francois Girls’ topped the Juniors and Seniors, respectively, at yesterday’s 42nd edition of National Schools Junior Panorama Finals, at Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Education Minister Anthony Garcia lauded th


Kiddies revel in the rain in South

Feb. 19, 2017, 9:55 PM AST Comments

DESPITE a heavy downpour of rain yesterday, the Marabella Kiddies Carnival was a success. The parade began after 2.30 p.m. The starting point was from Amin’s Roti Shop to the roundabout just before Marabella Police Station. There were 11 bands scheduled to parade before the judges.