Parents of students of the Siparia Union Presbyterian School are appealing to the Minister of Education to intervene and ensure that the school is completed.
The Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education, is assuring parents and students that measures have been taken to ensure safety in schools in light of a voice note circulating on mobile messaging app “Whats App” on claims of a potential threat of an ISIS attack. He said, “I want to assure that everything is in place for the exams. There is absolutely nothing to be afraid of. I have spoken to the Minister of National Security and he has assured me that everything is in place to make sure that our children are able to write the exams without any disruption or fear in their minds.”
Members of the Explosive Detection and Disposal Unit of Special Branch, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, had to be called in to safely remove a hand grenade discovered by police along the beach front Carli Bay, Couva, at around 10:45am today, Tuesday 31st May, 2016.
31 May 2016: His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, O.R.T.T., S.C., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, today, 31 May 2016, assented to the Strategic Services Agency (Amendment) Bill (“the Bill”). The Office of the President received the Bill on 16 May 2016. The Strategic Services Agency (Amendment) Act No. 4 of 2016 amends the Strategic Services Agency Act, Chap. 15:06 of the Laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Following the conclusion of the Vindra Naipaul-Coolman kidnapping and murder trial, Justice Malcolm Holdip praised the resolve of the jury.
The verdict is in. Eight of the ten remaining accused in the kidnapping and murder of Vindra Naipaul-Coolman have been found Not Guilty in the matter.
Port-of-Spain, June 2nd, 2016: Abbott Nutrition International has initiated a voluntary recall of Nepro Vanilla 8 oz metal can products with lot number 57648RA11. Records from Abbott indicate that some of this product was shipped to Trinidad in February, 2016. No shipment was made to Tobago. This recall does not apply to any other Abbott nutritional product, other flavours, or other packaging forms for example: ready-to-go hang bottles or re-closable plastic bottles.