Daddy Padarath: MP now father of baby girl

Princes Town MP Bar­ry Padarath, who has spent years cham­pi­oning a move­ment for the pro­tec­tion of chil­dren, now has a ba­by girl of his own.

How­ev­er, just like any oth­er fa­ther Padarath says he has ab­solute­ly no in­ten­tion of putting his daugh­ter in the spot­light even though there is al­ready some con­tro­ver­sy sur­round­ing her birth.

Tamana man reported missing

Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 24-year-old man.

Jamal Moora was last seen leaving his Guaico, Tamana, home around 5:30 am on last week Tuesday.

Police are asking anyone who has information about his whereabouts to call 999, 555, 911 or text/WhatsApp 482-GARY (4279).

Elderly Marabella man missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 66-year-old Wally Lutchman.

Lutchman was last seen leaving his New Haven Avenue, Marabella home around 4 pm on Friday 21st June, 2019.

He was reported missing by his mother to the Marabella Police Station around 5:30pm on Saturday.

Lutchman is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall, with a brown complexion and short grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, a pair of brown ¾ pants and slippers.

Lutchman has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

McBean woman reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 45-year-old Natasha Daniel. 

Daniel, of Old Southern Main Road, Mc Bean, was last seen at her home around 9:30pm, on Saturday, 22nd June, 2019. 

She was reported missing to the Couva Police Station, around 7am on Sunday. Natasha is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall, slim built with a brown complexion and long black hair. 

She was last seen wearing a light blue top and pair of black short pants. 

Hotel school offers training for migrants

Venezue­lan na­tion­als, hop­ing to get jobs at ho­tels and restau­rants across the coun­try, will be of­fered train­ing at the T&T Hos­pi­tal­i­ty & Tourism In­sti­tute, bet­ter known as the ho­tel school.

Malabar teen girl reported missing

The Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Dershara Thomas.

Thomas, of Highley Avenue, Malabar, was last seen entering a vehicle near her home at 1 pm on Saturday 15th June, 2019.

She was reported missing to the police on the following date.

Thomas is of African descent, 5 feet 4inches tall, medium built, with a light brown complexion and short relaxed hair.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the police at 999, 911, 800-TIPS or any police station or text/WhatsApp 482-GARY.

UK Royal Navy recruits pay for Trini's mom to surprise him at grad

A Trinidad and Tobago Royal Navy recruit got the surprise of his life when his mother turned up at his passing out parade in Plymouth, England, thanks to the generosity of a fellow trainee.

Recruit Quaci Crosby joined the Royal Navy in March and is among the latest group of trainee sailors celebrating the end of their 10-week basic training course at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall.

Migrants worried about new visa requirement

Gov­ern­ment’s visa stip­u­la­tion for Venezue­lans is caus­ing con­cerns among some Venezue­lans who are due to come here soon, as well as re­cent reg­is­trants who had planned to bring rel­a­tives over.

Their con­cerns are about the pro­ce­dures to be and how ef­fi­cient­ly the sys­tem will be im­ple­ment­ed.

The stip­u­la­tion was an­nounced by Gov­ern­ment last Fri­day at the end of the two-week amnesty reg­is­tra­tion process for Venezue­lans. The visa news was wide­ly re­port­ed in Venezuela yes­ter­day al­though some of the trans­la­tion was cu­ri­ous.

President: Abuse of the elderly appalling

Abuse of the el­der­ly is an ap­palling, but un­for­tu­nate­ly, per­va­sive vi­o­la­tion of hu­man rights and dig­ni­ty.

So said Pres­i­dent Paula-Mae Weekes in a mes­sage in ob­ser­vance of World El­der Abuse Aware­ness Day.

World El­der Abuse Aware­ness Day seeks to high­light the in­jus­tices of­ten met­ed out to old­er per­sons world­wide in the form of phys­i­cal, fi­nan­cial, psy­cho­log­i­cal, and even sex­u­al abuse.