The honey seized on the south coast.

Police offices intercepted a truck on the Siparia Old Road, Fyzabad over the weekend.

They found 43 buckets of honey in the tray of the vehicle.

The two men occupying the vehicle, a 54-year-old welder of Chaguanas – driver, and a 22 year-old Venezuelan national residing in Williamsville, were detained.

Police suspect the honey came from Venezuela and was being taken from the south coast to be sold.

The two men were taken to the Siparia District Health Facility.

They was examined and placed under quarantine.

After this period, they will be charged for the offences.

The estimated value of the contraband seized is $172,000.


The safety of hikers remains an issue of concern for hiking groups in Trinidad and Tobago.

This after several dangerous incidents have affected hikers in recent times.

On Thursday a man and woman were attacked by an armed man at Cumaca Road in Valencia. After his escape, both victims visited the Valencia Police Station to file a report. They were then taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital for treatment.

There are good reasons for allowing the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) contingent in.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday defended the Government’s decision to grant exemptions for some 250 persons affiliated with the CPL T20 cricket tournament to enter Trinidad and Tobago, while leaving thousands of nationals who want to return outside.

A hawk’s eye will be on the look-out for any Venezuelan who may want to try to vote with a fake Trinidad and Tobago identification card, says United National Congress (UNC) chairman Peter Kanhai.

Kanhai and a team met with Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) officials yesterday.

ONE MONTH after Starlite Pharmacy chief executive Gerald Aboud posted controversial statements on Facebook over the killing of George Floyd in the United States, an international cosmetics brand has decided to pull its products from the store.