Long-standing member of the Tobago media fraternity, Karl Cupid has died.
Cupid, 69, of Charlotteville, Tobago worked extensively with the Tobago News and later Newsday between 1984 up to his retirement in 2014.
Cupid died at the Mt Hope Hospitalon Thursday, after ailing for some time.
He was described as a journalist with integrity and standards.
In expressing condolences, his former media colleague and friend Eric Powder described him as a genuine human being.
Three elderly women were among 20 people who were rescued from a senior citizens’ home in Arima that was described as a “House of Horrors” by state officials and police officers.
As the elderly people were being escorted out of the flat concrete house, one of them, upon crossing the front gate, shouted: “This is the life.”