WE BEGIN WITH NEWS THAT NINE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED OVERNIGHT FOR ALLEGED FRAUD AT THE LICENSING DIVISION.
THE INFORMATION WAS REVEALED BY POLICE COMMISSIONER GARY GRIFFITH A SHORT WHILE AGO, DURING AN INTERVIEW ON CNC3’S THE MORNING BREW.
COMMISSIONER GRIFFITH SAYS AMONG THE NINE ARRESTED ARE TWO HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES AT THE LICENSING DIVISION.
A Task Force is to be established to have a comprehensive look and review at the healthcare delivery system in Tobago.
The announcement was made by THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles.
He was speaking at a news conference held at the Division of Infrastructure’s conference room.
Over the last week, several issues have been raised about the health facilities in Tobago, and many were calling for the removal of the Secretary for Health, Wellness and Family Development Dr Agatha Carrington, however.
House Speaker Brdigid Annisette-George and Finance Minister Colm Imbert have agreed to serve as defendants in former United National Congress (UNC) senator Wayne Sturge’s lawsuit over delays in calling a meeting of Joint Select Committee (JSC) on Energy Affairs.
Minority councillor Dr Faith B Yisrael believes the petition for the removal of secretary for Health Dr Agatha Carrington from office shows that Tobagonians are not in agreement with certain failures in the health sector on the island.
Speaking at the Minority Council’s news conference yesterday, Yisrael said due to Tobago’s population size, the number of signatures garnered speak volumes and should be respected
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 23-year-old Shaquille Harry.
Shaquille, of Joseph Street, Chaguanas, was last seen driving a light blue coloured Nissan Almera, dropping his mother to her place of business on November 9th.
He was reported missing to the Chaguanas Police Station around 9:00 pm on November 11th.
Shaquille is of African descent, 6 feet tall, slim built, with a low haircut, and a brown complexion.
Ken Renaldo Gomez a 32-year-old Arouca man, appeared before an Arima Magistrate yesterday, charged with the 2015 murder of Isaiah Jakie.
According to police reports, on April 13th 2015 at around 12:30 a.m., officers attached to the Northern Division Task Force responded to reports of a man being beaten on Jitman Drive, Five Rivers, Arouca.
A 32-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Laventille yesterday.
According to police reports, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force were proceeding along Rudolph Charles Link Road Laventille, on 11th November, when they had cause to stop and search the suspect.
The search was conducted and one black and silver pistol fitted with a magazine containing seven (7) rounds of 9mm ammunition was found tucked in the left side of the suspect’s pants waist.
Nathan Tenia, a 43-year-old San Juan jeweller, charged with the murder of Romero Serrette appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate yesterday, to answer to the charge.
According to police reports, on October 19th, first responders responded to a report of wounding at Dainty Road, San Juan.
On their arrival at 2:47 am on the said date, they discovered the body of Romeo Serette lying motionless on the western side of the road, with what appeared to be a wound to the head and blood oozing from the wound.
Hours after a 29-year-old man surrendered to the police for allegedly kidnapping a landlord, attacking him and throwing him over a precipice, the landlord succumbed to injuries at hospital.