Tobago

Three hurt as cement truck falls on car in Tobago

Police are investigating a major accident in Tobago which has left three people injured.

Police say a cement truck was proceeding along the roadway near Hope when it encountered a low-lying cable.

One eyewitness said the truck flipped in the air and landed on its side on top of a car trapping those inside.

First responders are currently on the scene.

The accident has caused a massive traffic pile-up in the area.

Hope is located just a few miles east of Scarborough.

Man stabbed to death during quarrel with woman

To­ba­go po­lice are prob­ing the cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing the killing of An­der­son Ba­boo­nanan.

Po­lice said Ba­boo­nanan, 32, of South Oropouche, was stabbed to death dur­ing an al­ter­ca­tion with a close fe­male friend ear­ly Fri­day morn­ing.

A 25-year-old woman is said to be in po­lice cus­tody in con­nec­tion with the al­leged crime.

Prostitution spilling over to Tobago

Trinidad’s il­lic­it sex trade has spilled over in­to the sis­ter isle of To­ba­go, with Venezue­lan pros­ti­tutes be­ing car­ried to the is­land by Trinida­di­an “busi­ness­men.”

In Part Two of the Sex Sells se­ries, Guardian Me­dia’s in­ves­tiga­tive re­porter Shar­lene Ram­per­sad vis­it­ed To­ba­go over the week­end.

There have been nu­mer­ous re­ports of Venezue­lans pros­ti­tutes op­er­at­ing on the is­land, but most lo­cals are scep­ti­cal of speak­ing to the me­dia.

Duke confirms opposition Tobago parties in unity talks

Leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke has confirmed that opposition parties in Tobago are holding talks to form a political entity to fight the People's National Movement (PNM) in the Tobago House of Assembly elections due in 2021.

This follows a call by Wendell Berkeley, Vice Chairman of the PNM's Tobago Council, for all opposing parties to declare their political allegiance. 

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