Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Belmont man murdered on jailbreak day

Jul. 29, 2015, 10:59 AM AST Comments

ON the day Constable Sherman Maynard was killed during the escape of three prisoners, there was a murder in Belmont that few knew about. Alvin Joseph was shot as he stepped out of an apartment at St Francois Valley Road, at around 2.10p.m. He died at hospital later that day. Two other people were st

ILP candidate confident of winning seat

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:52 PM AST Comments

The prospective ILP candidate Dayne Francois also seemed to have substantial support throughout the constituency, having served as an Alderman in the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation for a number of years.


Jul. 28, 2015, 9:6 PM AST Comments

While the police were shooting at murder accused Allan “Scanny” Martin shortly after he escaped from prison it was his body that saved the security guard on duty at the Port of Spain General Hospital from being killed.

PM going to CNMG to answer herself

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:4 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass—Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be sticking to her guns and going tomorrow to the studios of State owned Caribbean News Media Group (CNMG)in Maraval tomorrow to answer questions—by herself.

Experience in Police Service will help me

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:53 PM AST Comments

Prospective PNM candidate Glenda Jennings-Smith received praise from constituents who said she has made herself visible by conducting regular walks throughout various areas in the constituency.

Sancho a ‘fresh face’ with new ideas

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:47 PM AST Comments

Constituents seemed pleased with Sport Minister Brent Sancho as the People's Partnership candidate, referring to him as a “fresh face” who would bring new ideas to the table.

Bakr salute for 'hero' Atwell

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:40 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - JAMAAT-al-Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr officiated yesterday at the funeral service of slain prison escapee Hassan Atwell.

Rajaee and brother back in court for “Lurbz” case

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:38 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass - RAJAEE Ali and his brother Ishmael who are among 11 men accused of murdering senior counsel Dana Seetahal, reappeared in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court on Tuesday in an unrelated matter in which they are facing additional charges under the Anti-Gang Act...

Jack writes officials on ‘$m cheques to PM’

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:37 PM AST Comments

By Denyse Renne—Corruption-accused Jack Warner has written to several officials that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar received multi-million-dollar payments to thwart the extradition of businessmen and UNC financiers Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson.

Man found dead at Indian Walk home

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:36 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed—A fourth man in as many weeks has been murdered near Princes Town. Nalsingh Ramlochan, 45, of Fifth Company, Moruga Road, Indian Walk, was found dead in his house.