Retired Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Crime, Maurice Piggot has passed away at the age of 68.
Piggot died on Monday at about 6.20 am while being treated at the St Augustine Private Hospital.
Chaos at the Unit Trust Corporation (UTC) Tobago branch on Monday, as persons wishing to exchange the old $100 cotton bills, for the new polymer notes were faced with long lines spilling onto the pavement.
Minority Leader of the Tobago House of Assembly Watson Duke, who visited the bank to intervene on behalf of the customers, described the situation as “evil.”
Think again about smoking marijuana during a public Carnival event this year, the police have warned.
Speaking at the Police press briefing on Wednesday Sgt Orcil Phillip of the Traffic Branch advised against taking a smoke during a fete.
A convicted prisoner was found dead in his cell at the Maximum Security Prison in Arouca on Monday morning.
However, foul play is not suspected.
President Paula-Mae Weekes, patron of the President’s Awards of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT), is advising organisations seeking patronage from public offices to find creative ways to source funding.