A Debe man who smeared his excrement on a wallet he stole and on his body after he was caught has been jailed for 12 months.
Decomposing corpse found near Brian Lara Stadium
In his address at the opening ceremony for an initiative to tackle street harassment in T&T for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Minister of National Security Stuart Young said they would be going after "organised crime that use and exploit women and use human trafficking."
This, he said, is a message he reiterates to the various heads of security.
Deputy political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Jearlean John last night rebuked the People's National Movement (PNM) for calling opposition party members devils and evil spirits.
Mere hours before Chamalal Rampersad was supposed to appear in the San Fernando Magistrates' Court for the murder of his ex-wife Ramrajie Gobin, he died at the San Fernando General Hospital.
“We will not be subject to blackmail,” declared Education Minister Anthony Garcia in response to threats by school maxi taxi drivers to shutdown the school transport system if they are not paid.
A High Court judge has ordered the estate of late legal luminary Theodore Guerra, SC, to honour his debt to a man from Maraval, who paid him over $344,000 to represent his two sons in a murder trial before his death.
As the world begins to observe 16 days of activism to reduce violence against women, Trinidad and Tobago is facing the reality that one in three women who have been in intimate partnerships with men, experiences some form of domestic violence.
President of the Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Roberta Clarke, says as of November, at least 30 women have been killed by their partners, for this year alone.
She describes such statistics on violence against women in this country as alarming.
Official data compiled annually by the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEO) of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has revealed that At least 3,529 women were killed for gender-based reasons in 25 Latin American and Caribbean countries in 2018.
Newly re-elected political leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP), Watson Duke, is making another call for Tobagonians to seriously embrace the idea of independence from Trinidad.
He maintains that Tobagonians must stop believing that they cannot survive without Trinidad, and that they actually would be better off if they are no longer tied to Trinidad.