Ahloy Hunt

 Ahloy Hunt 

Former Lieutenant Colonel Ahloy Hunt will be the United National Congress (UNC) candidate to "rock" St Joseph and secure victory in the marginal seat says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

The former prime minister announced at a virtual meeting on Thursday night that Hunt is the brother of former People's National Movement (PNM) government minister Gary Hunt but he's a man of his own.

She said he has a Masters in Criminology from Cambridge University and several other educational distinctions.

"But you know what he is also a very kind and gentle human being. Yes, he's the brother of Gary Hunt, former PNM minister but he's a man on his own and he's pledged his life to Trinidad and Tobago to serve our country," she said.

According to a job profile on Trinidad Generation Unlimited (TGU) website Hunt is TGU's security team leader having joined on September 1, 2019.

It stated he has over 30 years’ experience in security at the highest levels in national security and the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment (TTR).

It stated further that his knowledge in defence and security is extensive having developed the operation divisions of the Trinidad and Tobago Special Anti-crime Unit (SAUTT), Strategic Services Agency (SSA), completed the redesign and construction of the National Operation Centre (NOC) command center and reconstituted the Second Infantry Battalion of (TTR).

The St Joseph seat is one of the marginal seats in the East West corridor which is crucial to secure victory.

In the 2015 general election Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh won this seat for the PNM.


Trinidad and Tobago has been spared the most “vulgar” displays of systemic racism. But we are not immune.

This is the view of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Asked about the developments taking place in the US, which have led to anti-racism demonstrations all over the world as countries grapple with insidious and systemic racism and which in Trinidad and Tobago has played out in strong reaction to racist and insensitive statements by some nationals, the Prime Minister said: “The fear that we have today is that there seems to be a new normal that is developing where the higher values that we thought we were ascribing to and the gains that we were making could be so easily lost.

AS Trinidad and Tobago’s Covid-19 situation stays under control, more restrictions are being lifted, allowing more categories of workers to get back to their jobs.

An estimated 600 to 1,000 nationals are expected to return to the country this week.

National Security Minister Stuart Young made this announcement yesterday while speaking at a news conference at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s.

THREE double murders in less than 24 hours have taken the country’s murder toll for the year so far on the verge of the 200 mark.

The latest killings took place yesterday afternoon in Almond Drive, Morvant, where three people were shot.