A SUSPECT in the recent murders of Vaughn “Sandman” Mieres, his wife Alita “Lety” Dehere and their two bodyguards was gunned down near his home in Maraval yesterday.

Police said at 12.21 p.m. yesterday the victim, Shaquille Eugene, 24, was leaving his Nicholas Street home located off Morne Coco Road, Maraval, when a Nissan Qashqai SUV with two men stopped in front of his black Hyundai Elantra. One man got out and fired a total of eight shots at Eugene. He got back in and the men fled the scene. Eugene died on the spot behind the steering wheel of the car.

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CHIEF executive officer of the Tri­ni­dad and Tobago Chamber of Indus­try and Commerce (TTCIC) Gabri­el Faria yesterday described as a waste of time and financial resources spent fighting an enquiry into a contempt of court allegation which was discontinued after almost three years.

NOT much can be done for patrons complaining about not being able to get tickets to Carifesta XIV shows. This is according to Carifesta project manager John Arnold, who explained yesterday that certain venues can only accommodate a certain number of people.

DESPITE attempts to have him bailed out yesterday, relatives of fraud and conspiracy-accused Michael Carew were unsuccessful and he spent last night at the Port of Spain Prison.

President Paula-Mae Weekes has blanked a request for a meeting from cannabis activist Nazma Muller. Muller is the founder of the Caribbean Collective for Justice, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates for social and environmental justice.