'Sandman' charged with conspiracy to murder 'Robocop'

Granted bail: Vaughn Mieres

The gruesome deaths of 12 people this week — seven fishermen, four Las Cuevas murders and a police killing in Sea Lots, are all possibly linked to the murder of reputed drug dealer Vaughn Mieres, aka “Sandman”.

Speaking at yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, National Security Minister Stuart Young hinted at the possible link.

“At the appropriate time I am sure the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service will tell the country the various links that have been made,” he said , adding that sea and air assets were immediately utilised in the search of the fishermen.


FORMER Speaker of the House of Representatives Nizam Mohammed said Friday he was delighted that the Red House had been restored.

THE family of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi takes in $20,280,000 a year in rent money from the State for four properties.

CALYPSO veteran Trinidad Rio (Daniel Brown) caused a stir when he stood on stage and asked Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly for his Carifesta cheque on Friday evening at the opening of the Back 2 Basics calypso tent.

UNITED National Congress (UNC) deputy political leader Jearlean John has challenged Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to leave the comfort of his safe seat and challenge her for a marginal seat in the East-West Corridor.