Trinidad and Tobago

International: Stormy Daniels files lawsuit against Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's chief provocateur has struck again -- this time with a lawsuit alleging defamation of adult film star Stormy Daniels.

In what appeared to be an effort to keep her case at the center of the news after a delay in a related case in California, Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, filed a new lawsuit on Daniels' behalf on Monday.

Police find and destroy 2,000 marijuana seeds in Santa Cruz

Two thousand marijuana seedlings were discovered by officers of the North Eastern Division, during a marijuana eradication exercise, in the Santa Cruz district yesterday.

The exercise, supervised by W/Sgt Natalie John, of the San Juan Police Station, took place between 2 pm and 4:30 pm, on Wednesday 25th April, 2018.

Acting on information, officers proceeded to a forested area off Cakes Land, La Canoa Road, Lower Santa Cruz, where the seedlings along with a glass jar of marijuana seeds were discovered and subsequently destroyed.

Republic makes $650.4 million half-year profit

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has recorded a profit attributable to shareholders of TT$650.4 million for the half-year ended March 31, 2018.

This represents an increase of $19.9 million or 3.2% over the $630.5 million reported in the corresponding period of the last financial year.

Total assets increased by 0.3% over total assets as at March 2017, to stand at $69.1 billion at March 31, 2018.

Free British citizenship for members of Windrush generation, UK Home Secretary announces

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd has pledged that the Windrush generation will be granted British citizenship, as the government attempted to draw a line under the scandal.

UK citizenship fees and language tests will be waived for the Windrush generation and their families, Rudd said.

She told MPs she wanted people to have the "formal status" they should have had all along, without having to pay naturalisation fees or pass any tests.

She also vowed speedy compensation for anyone who had "suffered loss".

They're back - Cedros fishermen return from Venezuela

The three T&T fishermen who were taken by Venezuela's Guardia Nacional are back home.

The fishermen arrived in Cedros just after 4pm today where they were reunited with family members.

We will have more in the CNC3 weekend news at 7pm.

Photo by Guardian Media's Ivan Toolsie.

Fishermen finally coming home

The three Trinidad and Tobago fishermen who were taken by Venezuela's Guardia Nacional are finally on their way home to Trinidad.

The men boarded a vessel in Venezuela this afternoon for the short journey home.

Awardnath Hajarie, his son Nicholas and Shami Seepersad appeared in a Venezuela court but were released and have been staying at one of the men's family members in Venezuela.