Trinidad and Tobago

Reports claim Iraq to execute T&T woman found guilty of ISIS involvement

After initial reports that indicated that a Trinidad and Tobago woman was to be sentenced to life in prison for her role in ISIS, other news agencies are now reporting that she has in fact been sentenced to death in prison.

CNC3 News exclusively reported on the matter on Tuesday.

The UK Daily Mail is among several new agencies that are reporting that the sentence is in fact death.

AG to refile matter against Jearlean John following procedural error

The Government has suffered a setback in its prosecution of a corruption lawsuit against former Housing Development Corporation (HDC) officials, two State officials and two private companies over a $175 million land deal.

High Court Judge Eleanor Donaldson-Honeywell yesterday upheld an application by the 10 defendants in the case to set aside the lawsuit, based on the procedure used by the Office of the Attorney General in filing it two years ago.

CariFLAGS celebrates T&T ruling in favour of LGBTI community

CariFLAGS (Caribbean Forum for Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities), the LGBTI regional network is celebrating with its member organizations and regional partners, the Trinidad and Tobago High Court decision in Jason Jones vs Attorney General delivered last Thursday, April 12.

CariFLAGS says it joins voices with T&T groups in calling on the country’s political and religious leaders, including Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, to speak out to prevent violence and discrimination in the wake of the ruling.

Galleons Passage expected to make delayed arrival in mid-May

The Galleons Passage will not arrive in Trinidad and Tobago until mid-May or thereabout.

That's the word from Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan as the vessel continues its journey from Hawaii en route to Acapulco, Mexico.

The new vessel was due in Mexico on April 24th but checks on the marine traffic site put a new estimated time of arrival of April 26th.

Sinanan explained that because of unforeseen delays along the route the vessel is expected to arrive by the middle of May.

Education Ministry explains why San Fernando panyard was asked to move

The Ministry of Education says the owner of the Old Tech Steel Orchestra was asked by the San Fernando West Secondary School to find alternative accommodation for their pans and other equipment because of severe space constraints on the compound.

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