Trinidad and Tobago

Penal man charged with murder of older brother

A Penal man has appeared before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with the murder of his elder brother, Ricky Harripersad, which occurred on Monday 29th January, 2018.

Brian Harripersad, 29, a labourer of San Francique Road, Penal, appeared before Magistrate Margaret Alert in the Siparia 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Friday 2nd February, 2018 to answer to the charge.

The matter was adjourned to Friday 2nd March, 2018.

Health Ministry congratulates all involved in Madamas rescue

The Ministry of Health is commending the collaborative efforts of the staff of the Ministry of Health, and other key public sector agencies, which guaranteed the successful rescue of campers, including a pregnant woman and a diabetic male, who were marooned in Madamas Bay, Matelot.

On Tuesday 30th January, 2018 officers attached to the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) and the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) were informed of several persons who were stranded at Madamas Bay.