In­ter­na­tion­al re­la­tions ex­pert: Rowley should have avoided bait

Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley should not have ven­tured in­to a tit-for-tat sit­u­a­tion with the Unit­ed States.

So said for­mer di­rec­tor of the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies In­sti­tute of In­ter­na­tion­al Re­la­tions Prof Andy Knight in re­sponse to Row­ley's at­tack last Fri­day on the US State De­part­ment for T&T's rank­ing in their 2019 Traf­fick­ing in Per­sons Re­port which placed the coun­try at Tier 2.

Row­ley ac­cused the US of hypocrisy, giv­en their own strug­gles with mi­grants.

Breaking: Sankat goes free in plea deal; being deported home Wednesday

Nishal Sankat, the Trinidad and Tobago national who has been charged with trying to steal a plane at the Melbourne Airport in Florida, is coming home.

A report by Fox 35 News in the United States, says Sankat is taking a plea deal which allows him to leave prison and leave the country.

Orlando Melbourne Airport was on lockdown almost two weeks ago when Sankat boarded an American Airlines plane in an attempt to take off.

The report says he's being allowed to return to Trinidad and Tobago after pleading guilty to burglary.