Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Monday 6th February, 2017

Reporters from the New York Times and Al Jazeera are speaking to members of T&T’s Muslim community following last week’s news that 130 nationals are involved in terrorist activities in countries abroad. The updated figure was given last Tuesday by National Security Minister Edmund Dillon following MSNBC commentator Malcolm Nance’s... Read more

6th February 2017


Daily Brief - Friday 3rd February, 2017

Nine year-old schoolboy risk the use of his right arm after a classmate - described as an unrepentant bully - viciously attacked him during school hours on Wednesday and stamped on his arm, breaking the elbow socket of the limb. Read more

3rd February 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 2nd February, 2017

Nadia Simms left home last week Saturday to attend a job interview hoping for the best. What she got instead was death. A country-wide search by police, soldiers, cadaver dogs, relatives and hunters ended yesterday when the 25-year-old woman’s decomposing body was found in a shallow grave in some bushes in... Read more

2nd February 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 1st February, 2017

Santa Cruz businessman Ricky Ragoonanan last evening made it clear to Newsday that he knows nothing about US$2 million which was found stashed among plyboard in a container at the Port in Pt Lisas last year. Read more

1st February 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 31st January, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday condemned allegations by former United States Navy Petty Officer Malcolm Nance that TT was among a group of countries which had more terrorists than seven predominantly Muslim countries, whose citizens have been banned by US President Donald Trump from entering the United States. Read more

31st January 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 30th January, 2017

United States law enforcement officers are expected to visit this country soon to team up with local Homicide Investigation Bureau detectives to investigate the murder of an elderly woman who had American citizenship and who was among four persons slaughtered in separate incidents by criminals over the weekend. Read more

30th January 2017


Daily Brief - Friday 27th January, 2017

Pan Trinbago has condemned Government's intended move to audit and divest of the organisation, stating yesterday it views such activities as the lead-up to a “hostile takeover”. In a news release yesterday, Pan Trinbago's public relations officer, Michael Joseph, accused the State of acting to infringe on the citizens' right... Read more

27th January 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 26th January, 2017

Within an eight month period from May to December 2015, 3,000 children in this country fell victim to sexual abuse. More than 230 sexual offences were committed against infants zero to five years, in the same period. Read more

26th January 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 25th January, 2017

Murder victim number 43 for this month in this country is a foreign nation. Jamaican Khaliq ‘Demar’ Blake, 33, originally from Kingston, was found stabbed and barely alive at a guest house in Woodbrook on Monday night.  According to a police report, at about 11 pm, Blake who lived in Norman Drive,... Read more

25th January 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 24th January, 2017

Two men remain warded at hospital after being shot during the early morning hours yesterday outside the Chaguanas Police Station. This is the second shooting incident near a police station with the first taking place last week in which two men were shot dead outside the Maracas Police Station. The victims... Read more

24th January 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 23rd January 2017

A 16 year-old teenager who left her parents’ home in Diamond Village just off San Fernando on Saturday, has not returned and her parents are pleading with members of the public to help them find her. Read more

23rd January 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 19th January, 2017

With the spiralling increase of crimes in T&T, particularly murders, the nation’s security agencies have launched an all out offensive to hunt down criminals and bring them to justice. Yesterday, at a joint press conference hosted by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi, Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon and acting Police... Read more

19th January 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 18th January, 2017

The work of demons in human form. This was how relatives described the execution-styled murders of a man and his common-law wife who were shot in their heads as they slept on a bed in their Guapo home during the early morning hours yesterday. Read more

18th January 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 17th January, 2017

Schoolgirl Rachael Ramkissoon was strangled. This was the finding of an autopsy done by Dr Hughvon des Vignes yesterday at the Forensic Science Centre in St James. The autopsy showed that someone placed their hands around the 17-year-old girl’s throat and squeezed until she died from a lack of oxygen. Read more

17th January 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 16th January 2017

Panicked after a gunman shot his teenaged brother and then fired at him, a horrified Nathaniel Roberts saw a ray of hope when a marked police car came up towards them on a dark empty street in San Fernando on Saturday. Read more

16th January 2017


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