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After spending almost a week in police custody for allegedly chopping off his mother’s hand, a 15-year-old student was released from police custody yesterday.

Police said the Director of Public Prosecutions gave instructions for the boy to be released as there was no evidence to prove he chopped his mother.

The boy’s father picked him up at...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A magistrate may find himself in hot water over comments he made while presiding over an assault case in the Arima Magistrates Court.

This after a High Court judge said he found the comments had the potential to affect the public’s confidence in the administration of justice.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

T&T’s Toronto consulate and the homes of two T&T staffers were close to the scene of Monday’s “van attack” by a young Toronto man - but no T&T national was injured, Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses said yesterday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

German-born diarist Anne Frank once said that “No one has ever become poor by giving”.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Unable to understand that her home was destroyed by fire, four-year-old Natalia Paul kept crying and begging her mother and father to carry her home.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A mother whose hand was severed by her son in a brutal cutlass attack remains warded in a critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The State may face a legal challenge from some of the 82 Venezuelan nationals who were deported on Saturday.

Attorney Mervyn Cordner is claiming the Government may be held in contempt of court as it deported 62 of his clients while a legal challenge against it was pending.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Vowing to protect their temple with their lives, devotees from the Shri Nav Durga Kali Ashram yesterday vowed to mount a legal challenge to stop the State from demolishing any part of their ashram.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

An orthopaedic surgeon at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital has objected to performing any hemiarthroplasty or hip replacement surgeries with mismatched implants he believes are being supplied for the procedures, saying the practice could cause other serious health issues for patients in future...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Richard Blewitt and Protection Officer of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ruben Barbado, over last Saturday’s repatriation of 82...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Over 30 Venezuelan nationals who were incarcerated at the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) were recently transferred to the Eastern Correctional Rehabilitation Centre (ECRC) at Santa Rosa Heights, Arima, because a “high-security risk” was detected.

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