A 29-year-old man was shot and wounded during a drive-by shooting in Petit Valley on Sunday night.
According to a police report, at about 8.30 pm, the victim was standing along Simeon Road, Petit Valley with several others when a white Nissan Wagon sped past them. The vehicle turned around and slowly approached the group of people as the occupants pointed out guns and opened fire.
The 29-year-old man was shot in the right upper neck. No other injuries were reported.
A grandfather who was granted $5,000 bail for illegally selling alcohol and being in possession of marijuana is expected to return to court today.
In her feature address centred around judicial reform during the church service for the ceremonial opening of the 2019-2020 Law Term, dean of the law faculty at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Prof. Rose-Marie Belle Antoine said that, in her opinion, lawyer fees in the country "are too high".
Antoine also revealed that the lawyer fees in TT are some of the highest in the Caribbean region.
Illegal quarry operators have started mining inside the State-owned pine fields of Valencia, leaving behind open pits as deep as 20 feet.
Forestry workers who have been toiling in the pine field forests off Mora Trace, Valencia came upon the pits yesterday.
Expressing disgust with illegal mining, one worker said, “This is a hazard because there are contractors and other operators who work in the pine field.
Residents of La Brea, Egypt Village, Vessigny, Point Fortin and environs are all invited to the Egypt Indoor Facility this Friday – September 20, 2019 as the Community Outreach and Impact Caravan, which is being hosted by the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services moves into the Point Fortin community from 10:00 am on Friday.
The government says it has so far approved three thousand and ninety-one registration cards for Venezuelan migrants who would have registered during the two week amnesty period.
The acting prime minister, Colm Imbert said of the estimated sixteen thousand who registered during that time, five thousand, one hundred and forty-eight applications in total were processed and are awaiting ministerial approval.
Minister Imbert told the parliament that all registrants needed to be verified by Venezuelan law enforcement, local law enforcement and Interpol.
It took almost two and a half months but Dr Roodal Moonilal has finally formally apologised to the lower house for comments he made about Laventille West MP, Fitzgerald Hinds.
In late June the parliament's privileges committee found that comments Dr Moonilal made in October 2018 warranted an apology not only to Mr Hinds but to the entire house.
Naparima and St Benedict's Colleges could escape with a mere slap on the wrist, for their parts in breaching an agreement between the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) and its sponsors, particularly its main sponsor Digicel, for the 2019 season.
However, any school found guilty of breaches of rules in the future will be immediately suspended.