Caroni river

The Caroni River

POLICE are asking the public to help them identity a body that was found in the Caroni river on Monday.

Police said that around 5 p.m. Central Division officers received information about the body of a woman found lying face down in the water below the Caroni bridge.

Police said that fishermen in the area were the first to make the gruesome discovery following which they called the police.

Due to decomposition the woman’s age could not be determined.

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Police said however that she was of African descent, brown-skinned, wore a pink floral top and wore her hair in locks.

Police are currently reviewing their missing persons database but are asking the public if they had any information with regards to the disappearance of the woman to please contact their nearest police station.


NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young has been called “insensitive” by some Bamboo no#3 residents, who said yesterday they were hurt by an apparent lack of compassion from the Government following heavy flooding of their community last weekend.

THE Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) will next week petition the High Court for a judicial review of the decision by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to not act against Chief Justice Ivor Archie on misconduct allegations.

SEVERAL hardware stores across the country were getting customers coming in to purchase plastic water sto­rage tanks yesterday. It followed the announcement by the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott) of a planned shutdown of the Point Lisas desal plants from Monday until October 16.

Piparo residents are moving to roll out an emergency evacuation plan, in case the mud volcano erupts again. Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) officers and officials from the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) met residents to discuss their plans on Wednesday.

Three pupils are on their way to India to be part of a cricket coaching club. Fatima College pupil Adrian Mahase, 13, and Couva East Secondary School sisters Kiara and Katrina Ruben are headed to a cricket coaching club in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, from October 1 to 30.