Trinidad and Tobago

Ronnie and Caro wins band of the year

Ronnie and Caro have won the 2016 senior band of the year in the large category.

Their portrayal 'Tears Of' scored 1285 points. 

'The Lost Tribe' placed 2nd with 1273 points while Trini Revellers placed 3rd with their band 'A touch of Woodbrook now and then.' 

For more results from the medium and small band categories tune in to the CNC3 7 pm newscast.

Monk Monte takes Road March 2016

Machel Montano has once again dominated the road march stage.

Machel's mega hit "waiting on the stage" was played 328 times while its closest rival "People" by Kes Dieffenthaller was played 29 times.

Police seek public assistance with identifying masquerader's body.

The police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the body of a female masquerader which was found under a tree at the Queen's Park Savannah.

The following is the police media release:

"The assistance of the public is sought in identifying the body of a woman of Asian descent found today at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Bandit shot dead in Central

One bandit was shot and killed this morning in Chaguanas by police officers.

According to police reports, around 2.45 am a gang of bandits entered Seecharan Used Cars located just north of the Munroe Road Flyover on the South-Bound Lane of the Uriah Butler Highway.

The men entered the premises and beat a security guard. However an alarm was raised, and police raided the area.

The bandits attempted to escape, and a high-speed chase ensued. However, their vehicle ran off the road into a ditch.

An exchange of gunfire occurred, and one of the bandits was hit. 

Masquerader's body found at Queen's Park Savannah

The body of a woman has been found at the Queen's Park Savannah mere meters away from Queens Royal College.

The unidentified woman was outfitted in a carnival costume.

The discovery was made this morning and police are investigating the incident. 

So far they are yet to determine whether the woman was murdered or died of natural causes.

We will bring you more on this developing story throughout the day.