Wednesday, July 29, 2015



Jul. 29, 2015, 9:42 PM AST Comments

By Denyse Renne - Who leaked a confidential memo from the Special Branch head to “All Field Section” stating that information had been obtained that the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen was planning to launch several attacks in the country?

Bakr dismisses rumours

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:40 PM AST Comments

By Joel Julien - THERE are people spreading rumours to try and destabilise this country, head of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen Yasin Abu Bakr said yesterday.

Prison officer shot dead during quarrel

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:39 PM AST Comments

A prison officer was shot and killed outside a business place along Penal Rock Road late yesterday, triggering a massive response from police, fearing the killing was linked to threats being made by prisoners against officers at the nation’s prisons.However, it turned out the death of Robern Seechar

Prison officers helping inmates ‘nothing new’

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:36 PM AST Comments

Camille Hunte—When three prisoners shot their way out of the prison on Frederick Street, Port of Spain, last Friday, questions arose as to how they were able to get their hands on the weapons used in the daring escape.

Chamber commends national security agencies

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:36 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce yesterday commended all national security agencies and personnel for their swift action in containing the situation in the aftermath of last Friday’s prison break.

Man who parked escape vehicle in custody

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:35 PM AST Comments

By Denyse Renne—A 38-year-old man who had allegedly parked the escape vehicle for prison escapees Hassan Atwell, Christopher Selby and Allan Martin near the Port of Spain prison during their bid for freedom last Friday is in police custody.

Top cop ‘acted improperly’

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:30 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass—The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association was yesterday granted leave at the High Court in Port of Spain to file an application for judicial review challenging a decision by acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams to recommend the Government “buy

Mud bubbles in La Brea

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:29 PM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - TRAFFIC was diverted along the main road in Point Fortin after a muddy substance was found bubbling on the pavement near a school and church.

Ex-Industrial Court judge to appeal to Privy Council

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:28 PM AST Comments

FORMER Industrial Court judge Sam Maharaj has won his bid to take his appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.A former secretary general of the All Trinidad Sugar and General Workers Trade Union, Maharaj has been seeking damages over the refu