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Persad-Bissessar: PM must take responsibility for seabridge problems

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Prime Minister must take responsibility for the problems of servicing the seabridge.

She says today's news conference on the issue was a cover-up for incompetence within the Government.

The Opposition Leader issued the following statement today.

"Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today admitted that he is largely unaware of what his Ministers are doing in executing their jobs.  

Crawford placed in UN Terrorism Sanctions List

Trinidadian Shane Crawford has officially been listed on a United Nation's Terrorism Sanctions List.

Crawford, who also goes by the name Abu Sa'd a Trinidadi, appeared in an ISIS recruitment video last year where he called on Muslims in this country to commit acts of violence against “non-believers”.

A statement from the Office of the Attorney General today said Crawford was officially listed on the United Nations Isil and Al Qaida sanctions list last Friday.

It followed a proposed submitted to the UN Sanctions Committee by the government.

Jamaican national missing in T&T

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating 26-year-old Terron Omar Chambers, a Jamaican national.

Chamber, an electrician, was last seen at his Kelly Village, Caroni home around 2:15 pm, on Wednesday 19th July, 2017.

He was reported missing to the Caroni Police Station, around 8 pm, on Friday 21st July, 2017, by his friend, Nardeo Colai.

Chambers is of African descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall and slim built, with a dark complexion.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, a pair of red ¾ pants and a pair of slippers.

Two men charged with Gonzales double murder

A Port-of-Spain man and a Laventille teenager, are expected to appear in court today, charged with the murders of Trevvon Wilson and his neighbour, Tiba Thomas, which occurred on Tuesday 8th August, 2017.

Miguel Mc Clean aka ‘One Eye, Bad Eye’, 26, of East Dry River, Port of Spain and the 17-year-old, who cannot be identified because he is a minor, also face charges of kidnapping, burglary and three counts of common assault.

Cocaine, gun, ammunition found in Diego Martin

A revolver, a quantity of cocaine and one round of ammunition were found by officers of the Western Division Task Force, in the Diego Martin district, over the weekend.

Officers conducted the exercise between 5 am and 10 am on Sunday 20th August, 2017.

Acting on information received officers proceeded to an open area at Savannah Road #2, Diego Martin, where they found a black plastic bag hidden inside a tree stump.

Upon opening the bag, officers found one revolver, one round of .38mm ammunition and three grammes of cocaine.

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