June 21, 2021

Marijuana industry could revolutionise Caribbean economies

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By Josh Surtees From NEWSDAY TT In March, police in Grande Riviere discovered seven fields containing 17,000 fully mature marijuana trees with a street value of $17 million. The crop was burned in an “eradication exercise.” Reports like these are now commonplace. Harder drugs are also routinely destroyed. This newspaper used an editorial earlier this […]

Senior police officer suspended in Trinidad

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CMC From NationNews PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) says a senior officer has been suspended as the probe continues into the circumstances that led to pictures of a woman, scantily dressed in the uniform of a senior police officer being posted on the social media network In a statement […]

After officers kill 15-year-old ‘known pest’, Trindadians take aim at police tactics

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From Caribbean News Now PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinidad and Tobago is divided over the police killing of 15-year-old boy Josiah Ramsahai on November 17, 2016. Officers insist the young man was armed and fired at them, before he was killed in an encounter. The boy’s relatives, however, claim he was murdered. The police […]

Trinidad media association raps CNC3, Alexander and police over Ian Alleyne clash

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By Richard Lord – guardian.co.tt From Trinidad and Tobago News Blog The Media Association of T&T says CNC3 breached journalistic ethics in airing an edited video clip of Tuesday’s clash between Crime Watch host, Ian Alleyne and Inspector Roger Alexander. According to MATT, “It was CNC3’s duty to inform the public that the video had been […]