Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Wednesday 28th February, 2024

Route 2 Maxi Taxi Association PRO Jason McMillan said while many people have fixated on the operators’ call for their bus route passes, they are also asking for the Ministry to look at two other issues which are vexing the membership at this time. Read more

28th February 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 27th February, 2024

Calling gang warfare and gun violence "sickening" and "psychotic," Laventille residents protested the recent killing of 12-year-old Ezekiel Paria and called on gang members to end the bloodshed. Paria, a standard five student at Eastern Boys' Government Primary School, was struck by a stray bullet along Laventille Road, East Dry... Read more

27th February 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 26th February, 2024

The spill on the Tobago coast consists of oil which is "diesel-like" according to a scientific assessment by the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA.) This from the Ministry of Planning and Development in a statement on Sunday. Read more

26th February 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 22nd February, 2024

A quick response from Princes Town firefighters prevented a bushfire in Princes Town from spreading to a nearby house at Bonanza Street on Wednesday afternoon. However, the fire spread to a property, destroying five cars that the owner, who gave his name only as Sarwan, described as antiques. Read more

22nd February 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 21st February, 2024

A T&T Prison Service policy barring Muslim prison officers from keeping beards has been deemed unconstitutional. High Court Judge Margaret Mohammed issued the declaration yesterday as she upheld a constitutional lawsuit brought by Arshad Singh. Singh’s victory in the case came less than two weeks after another High Court Judge... Read more

21st February 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 20th February, 2024

The family of Luka Goring, who was gunned down inside a KFC outlet, is upset that another relative was wrongfully identified as a suspect in his death on social media. Goring, 31, of Gopaul Lands, Marabella, was shot dead on Friday night by a man whom he had stabbed moments... Read more

20th February 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 19th February, 2024

Staff at KFC's Gasparillo branch are been offered counselling after a shooting incident at the restaurant on February 16, left one man dead. Luka Lorenzo Goring, 31, of Gopaul Lands, Marabella was shot dead on Friday night during a physical altercation with another man inside the restaurant. Read more

19th February 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 16th February, 2024

Standard-five students of the Lambeau Anglican school are being temporarily housed at Tobago Information Technology Ltd in Signal Hill says the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). Secretary of Education, Research and Technology Zorisha Hackett, on her Facebook page on Thursday, said the standard-five class spent the first day at the... Read more

16th February 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 15th February, 2024

The mystery surrounding the oil spill in Tobago deepened on February 14 when it was revealed that the Gulfstream, which was found overturned in the sea 200 metres off the coast of the Cove Industrial Park on February 7, was one of two vessels involved in the incident. Read more

15th February 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 14th February, 2024

Homicide Bureau of Investigations (Region III) and Southern Division police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the partially burnt body of a man found at the back of his home in Williamsville on Monday. The police identified the deceased as Peter Jagdeo, 61, of Ben Lomond Village, near the recreational grounds. Read more

14th February 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 8th February, 2024

The Digicel Foundation and Shell TT have funded the expansion of the Barataria Community Council’s community agri-initiative with the launch of a drip-to-waste hydroponics system. The installation of the system was funded through the Extraordinary Projects Impacting Communities (EPIC) grant programme. Read more

8th February 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 7th February, 2024

Police are investigating the murders of two friends who were shot to death hours apart in San Juan on Monday. Police reports say at around 1.15 pm, Mikeal Williams, 30, of Febeau Village, San Juan was in an open shed at the corner of Cocoa Road and Sou Sou Lands... Read more

7th February 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 29th January, 2024

School teacher Renee Mitchell fell over 100 feet to her death at San Fernando Hill on Saturday night, where she had gone to the Carnival IlluSions fete with her boyfriend, Peter Ribero. Acting Chief Fire Officer Andy Hutchinson told Newsday on Sunday, “The initial fall would have been between 80-100... Read more

29th January 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 26th January, 2024

Police Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher has agreed to stop promotions from constables to corporals...for now. The commissioner’s position was telegraphed to attorneys representing the 122 constables who threatened to take her to court over the 2023 promotion exercise débâcle. Read more

26th January 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 25th January, 2024

Firearms dealer Towfeek Ali has joined the complaints over the new policy for the renewal of firearm user’s licences (FULs). Ali’s attorneys Anand Beharrylal, KC, Kiel Taklalsingh and his wife, Nyree Alfonso wrote to the commissioner on January 24. Read more

25th January 2024

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