Tobago

Tobago man appears in court charged with housebreaking & larceny

A Plymouth man has been remanded into custody after appearing before a Scarborough Magistrate this morning, charged with housebreaking and larceny at the Tobago Plantations home of a 61-year-old retired lawyer, which occurred on Thursday 8th February, 2018.

Ryan Forde, 32, of Jaegers Hall Trace, Plymouth, appeared before Magistrate Annette McKenzie, in the Scarborough 1st Magistrates’ Court on Friday 16th February, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Wednesday 14th March, 2018.

Students hear miss’ dying scream

Police were up to last night still searching for the relative who brutally attacked Tobago kindergarten teacher Kayla Marie Solomon-Caine with a hammer, dealing her several fatal blows yesterday morning.

The man attacked Solomon-Caine, 24, of Lowlands, in front her two daughters and mere metres away from the Dorothy Moses Nursery School in Lambeau where she worked. Parents who had just dropped off their children also witnessed the attack, while the little students inside heard the last distressed screams of their teacher.

Tobago school teacher murdered

Tobago has recorded its second murder for the year, the victim is a female school teacher.

Kayla Solomon was killed around 8 am Friday near the Dorothy Moses Nursery School in Lambeau where she taught.

Police say Solomon who is from Lowlands, Tobago was found dead on the doorstep of a friend's home with her head bashed in.

It is believed her killer used a hammer.

A man was seen running from the scene with what appeared to be the murder weapon.

Police are at this time searching for a close male relative who may be able to assist with investigations.

New airline to service Trinidad-Tobago airbridge soon

A new airline is in the making to compete with Caribbean Airlines on the Trinidad and Tobago airbridge.

The airline is to be called Tobago Airways and the businessmen behind it are seeking to attract investors.

The airline's website, www.tobagoairways.com has a countdown that currently shows 29 days with a headline, "Something new and exciting is coming soon".

A proposal being issued to investors names the airline's Chief Executive Officer as Raymond McMillan.

PM meets with Tobago's business community on transport problems

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and a high-powered ministerial team will sit today for talks with the business community in Tobago.

Stakeholders in Tobago told the T&T Guardian they will be going to the talks armed with folders of documents on just how the island, which is dependent on the tourism product, has suffered in the past year because of problems on the seabridge which contributed to problems on the airbridge.

Changes in ferry sailing times due to arrangements for former president's funeral

The Port Authority and the Inter-island Transportation Company Limited (TTIT) is advising the travelling public of the changes in the sailing schedule over the period Monday 15th January – Wednesday 17th January, 2018.

A joint statement says the changes have become necessary due to the existing traffic restrictions implemented in Port-of-Spain arising out of the formalities associated with the state funeral for the late George Maxwell Richards, former President of the Republic Of Trinidad and Tobago.

The amended sailing schedule is as follows:

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