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Daddy's not invited to Baby Prince's funeral

Justin Francette, the father of three-year-old Prince Francette will not be at his son's funeral today.

Prince will be buried at the Tableland Public cemetery after a funeral service at a relative's Gafoor Trace, Tableland home.

In an interview, Amanda Granger who raised Prince from birth after his parents separated, said Justin was not welcomed at the funeral.

"We do not want him here. Up to now they never asked one question about funeral arrangements. They never gave one cent for the funeral. All he did was make him," Amanda said.

Tamana residents help rescue injured tourist

Res­i­dents of Guaico Tamana, in East Trinidad, helped res­cue a tourist on Mon­day af­ter she faint­ed and fell 30 feet while vis­it­ing a cave in the dis­trict.

Ger­man na­tion­al Ul­rike Frenk­ing, 65, was part of a small group vis­it­ing the Tamana Bat Cave at around 6 pm when she said she col­lapsed close to a hole in the cave.

Mem­bers of the group were able to con­tact res­i­dents who were in­volved in the ini­tial res­cue at­tempt.

Man taken to hospital after scaling cell tower

A Moruga man who climbed a 200-foot cell tower, singing soca and performing acrobatics has been taken to hospital for observation.

The man, of Basse Terre, Moruga was seen climbing up the tower around 11 am on Tuesday. 

He was heard singing soca hits loudly and when he reached the top of the tower he began yanking the cell tower panels, an eyewitness said. 

Scores of people lined St Mary's Road taking photos and videos of the acrobatics with their cellphones. 

Rick Joseph said he saw the man scaling up and down the tower at least three times.

Siparia man missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 46-year-old Maniram Ramsaroop. Maniram, of Robert Hill, Siparia, was last seen at his home, on Saturday 16th February, 2019.

He was reported missing to the Siparia Police Station, on Sunday 17th February, 2019, by his son.

Maniram is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall, slim built, clean shaven with a dark brown complexion and short black hair.

He was last seen wearing a black and white shirt and a pair of long black pants with slippers.

Father shares tear-jerking video of son who died in explosion

The father of three-year-old Prince Francette who died after his father's car exploded on Friday, has shared tear-jerking video and photos of him on his Facebook page.

Justin Francette posted four videos today as he tries to come to terms with the grief of his son's passing.

He stated: "I always cherished every moment I spent with u...Bbz u will always b my prince and ik u will b looking at me from heaven making sure ur daddy is strong .....I Love u bbz and would never do anything to loose u......Hmmm this is very hard Bt imma stay strong just for u Prince baby ...RIP."

15-year-old girl missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Eshaa Joseph.

Joseph, of Three B’s Extension, Piarco, was last seen at her home, around 7:35 pm on Tuesday 1st January, 2019.

She was reported missing to the Piarco Police Station around 8:20 pm on that same date, by her mother.

Joseph is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 3 inches tall and slim built with a light brown complexion and shoulder-length hair.

She was last seen wearing a black Manchester United jacket, and a pair of black jeans and a pair of black sneakers.

Tabaquite woman reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 22-year-old Kimberly Villafana.

Villafana, of Alleyne Road, Tabaquite, was last seen at her home, around 8 pm on Friday 1st February, 2019.

She was reported missing to the Brasso Police Station around 4:51 pm, on Friday 12th February, 2019, by her mother. Kimberly is of mixed descent and medium built with a light brown complexion and short black hair.

She was last seen wearing a nightgown.

14-year-old schoolgirl missing

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 14-year-old girl.

Anitra Ali, a Form 2 pupil of Corpus Christi College, Diego Martin, was last seen by her guardian, at their Braithwaite Street, Belmont home around 6:30am, on February 12th 2019.

She was reported missing to the Belmont Police Station, around 9:20pm, on that same date, by her guardian.

Anitra is of East Indian descent, slim built with a light brown complexion and long straight hair. She was last seen wearing her school uniform; a white blouse and blue skirt.

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