Trinidad and Tobago

Search on for missing 20-year-old Casesha Ramdeen

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 20-year-old Casesha Ramdeen.

Ramdeen was last seen at her Victoria Street, Arima home, around 11:15 pm, on Friday 13th October, 2017.

She was reported missing to the Arima Police Station around 12:30 am on Tuesday 17th October, 2017, by her mother Keisha Dopson.

Ramdeen is of mixed descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall, heavy built, with a brown complexion and long black curly hair.

Moonilal: I will not be badgered, bullied and shut up by "crooked" Government

Member of Parliament for Oropouche East, Dr Roodal Moonilal says he will not be badgered, bullied and shut up by legal action being brought by the Government.

The former Housing Minister said in a statement that he believes this is an attempted by the PNM to divert attention away from an issue involving PNM member Harry Ragoonanan.

Dr Moonilal issued the following statement today:

Ramadhar granted leave to go to Privy Council in COP legal matter

The Court of Appeal today granted St. Augustine Member of Parliament and former Congress of the People leader Prakash Ramadhar leave to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council against its decision delivered on July 14, 2017. 

Education Ministry says recent school video is more than a year old

The Ministry of Education says a recent viral video of abuse at the Bethlehem Girls' RC School is over a year old and has been dealt with.

The Ministry issued the following statement today: 

"The Ministry of Education has investigated and found that the video being circulated on Social Media of a fight at the Bethlehem Girls’ RC School is over one year old.

Moonilal named as Gov't files lawsuits against five contractors for attempt to defraud

The Government, through the Estate Management and Business Development Company (EMBD), has filed claims in the court against five contractors for alleged cartel arrangements and attempt to defraud.

The contractors named in the lawsuits are TN Ramnauth and Company Limited, Mootilal Ramhit and Sons Contracting Limited, Kall Company Limited (Kallco), Namalco Construction Services Limited (Namalco) and Fides Limited (Fides).

Gaming Association challenges Finance Minister to prove allegations

The president of the Amusement Gaming Association is challenging Finance Minister Colm Imbert to prove the claims he made against the association while winding-up the Budget debate on Thursday.

Russell Bahadoorsingh says the Minister's claims are incorrect.

The following is a statement issued by the president of the Amusement Gaming Association.

"The information presented as facts by Minister of Finance Colm Imbert in the winding up of the National Budget on Thursday 12th October 2017 is simply wrong and incorrect.