Tobago

Tobagonians call for PM to come to port and experience their problems

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley needs to come on the port and deal with the situation leaving people of T&T stranded at either the Port-of-Spain or Scarborough Ferry terminal.

This is the cry from frustrated passengers in Scarborough today, after they were informed the T&T Express which was supposed to bring passengers from Trinidad to Tobago yesterday, and return today at 6.30 am, had remained berthed at the port in Port-of-Spain.

Tobago's tourism officials prepare for annual goat races

The Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation in Tobago says it is gearing up for the annual tradition of goat racing over the Easter holidays.

The indigenous sport has been in existence for over 90 years and on Easter Monday and Tuesday, goats and their jockeys will compete for a year’s worth of bragging rights.

On Monday, April 17th, the Carnbee/Mt. Pleasant Community Council will welcome residents and visitors to its 45th Annual Sports Festival at the Mt. Pleasant Recreational Grounds from 2pm.

Two Tobago men charged with robbery with aggravation, larceny

Two persons have appeared in the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court, charged with robbery with aggravation.

One of the individuals also faces a charge of larceny stemming from a separate incident.

Kurson Deprandine, 30, of Arnos Vale Road, Les Choteau, and Danel Murray, 19, of Top River, Charlotteville, were arrested and charged for robbery with aggravation against 32-year-old Nikeshorn Peters, of Parlatuvier.

Peters was shot at and robbed of his vehicle, a quantity of cash and a cellular phone at Mt. Dillon, on Thursday 16th March, 2017.

23-year-old Tobago man charged with robbery with violence

A 23-year-old man appeared in the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 5th April, 2017, charged with robbery with violence.

Okira Holder, 23, of Bacolet, Scarborough, was arrested and charged on Monday 3rd April, 2017, for robbery with violence, against 37-year-old Kirby Clement.

The charge was laid by WPC Marcelle.

Clement was beaten and robbed of his vehicle, a cellular phone and a quantity of cash, by four men, in Mason Hall, on Monday 27th March, 2017. 

The matter was postponed to Wednesday 3rd May, 2017. 

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