Ailing nurse sues ministry for refusal of disability grant

A nurse from San­gre Grande, suf­fer­ing from a rare au­toim­mune dis­ease has been grant­ed per­mis­sion to sue the Min­istry of So­cial De­vel­op­ment and Fam­i­ly Af­fairs and the Cen­tral Pub­lic As­sis­tance Board over re­fus­ing to grant her a dis­abil­i­ty as­sis­tance grant.

Nurse held with over $1 million in cocaine attempting to board flight for Barbados

A geriatric nurse pleaded not guilty to a charge of cocaine trafficking, when she appeared before an Arima Magistrate, after allegedly attempting to board a flight to Barbados, with cocaine concealed in her luggage.

Natasha Wilkie, 38, of Hitler Street, Trou Macaque, Laventille, was at the Piarco International Airport, around 7:30am on Friday 21st April, 2017, preparing to board flight BW415, destined for Barbados, when she was stopped and interviewed at a security checkpoint.