Trini-born woman to rep Germany in Miss Universe Pageant

A Trinidadian-born woman will represent Germany in the next Miss Universe pageant. Miriam Rautert was crowned the new queen in Germany during Miss Universe Germany...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Massy, Ridgewood Plaza in Arima

A fire occurred late last on Sunday night at Massy Stores in Ridgewood Plaza, Arima. Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian has thanked the Arima Fire Service and...

World News Headlines Sep 2

• Bahamas battered by ‘monster’ Hurricane Dorian • Argentina imposes currency controls • UK launches ‘Get Ready for Brexit’ campaign • Stocks slip as new US-China tariffs...

PSA President Duke plans to “continue the struggle”

PSA President Watson Duke will break his silence today, regarding his arrest and Sedition charge which occurred last week. Mr. Duke appeared in court on...

Ministry hopeful of all schools reopening on Monday

The Minister of Education remains hopeful, barring any unforeseen circumstances, that outstanding repairs on a few schools can be completed in time for the...

31 year old held with gun in St. Augustine

A man walking along Dookiesingh Street in St. Augustine was arrested after police found a gun with four bullets on him. On Friday, officers saw...

Four arrested for attemping to break into a Mayaro shop

Four persons were arrested on Friday in connection with an attempt to break open a shop in Mayaro. Around 3:20am, officers responded to a report...

Dirty Avenue in POS after Independence celebration

Photographs surfaced on Sunday morning of the littered streets at Ariapia Avenue in Port of Spain, following last night’s Independence celebrations. Posted by attorney Larry...

Caribbean News Roundup Sept. 1st

Jamaica’s National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang wants to implement an online payment system for the payment of traffic fines. He says this will ease...

Dorian now a Category 5 hurricane

Dorian is now a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. According to the National Hurricane Centre, it now has winds near 260 km/h. It adds that while some...

$800k worth of marijuana trees destroyed in Rio Claro

800 marijuana trees valued at $800,000 have been destroyed in Union Village, Rio Claro. Between 10:30am and 3:30pm yesterday, a team of officers went to...

Gov’t finalizing loan programme to help small & medium businesses

Government will soon finalize a measure to provide interest free loans to help small and medium businesses weather the economic difficulties brought on by...

Sinanan: Airport kiosks probe finds corporate governance and procurement issues

The investigation into the $300 million contract for passport kiosks at both of T&T’s airports has found serious corporate governance issues. This is according to...

Hinds refutes “grossly exaggerated” water claims

Public Utilities Minister, Fitzgerald Hinds, believes it’s an exaggeration to say Penal and Debe residents have not been getting any water. There have complaints from...

Finance Minister corrects report on VAT refunds

All companies will receive VAT Refund Bonds, even if they are not up to date with the tax filings. This clarification comes today from Finance...