Trinidad and Tobago

T&T national on team scoring Oscar win

Compositor Adrian Nurse, and his visual effects team from the film Blade Runner 2049 got an Academy Award win for “Best Visual Effects” at last Sunday’s show.

The film also won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, (BAFTA), award for the same category and is one of the critically acclaimed films of the season.

Trio on trial for torching man to death

Three people went on trial on Wednesday for the murder of a man who was set alight during an attack in 2008, in San Fernando.

Doubles vendor Nizam Mohammed, his wife, Putitia Mohammed, and Daniel Sammy are accused of murdering Stephen “Jumbo” Joshua at Friendship Village.

They are on trial before Justice Maria Wilson in Third Criminal Court.

Women police officers to lead Women's Day march in Port-of-Spain today

Dozens of women police officers will be leading a march through the capital city today.

The lunch-time procession commemorates International Women’s Day observed on March 8th every year.

According to the network of Non-Government Organisations, this year’s theme focuses on rural women and girls.

According to a statement from the network, this year’s march comes at a time of unprecedented global movement for women and girls’ rights, gender equality and justice, sexual harassment, gender-based violence and discrimination.

Soca Warriors get Gold Cup spot

By virtue of having qualified for the Hexagonal Round of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Russia 2018, T&T along with Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and the United States have earned the right to be seeded directly into League A, and therefore will not participate in Nations League Qualifying.

T&T Express back in service tomorrow, T&T Spirit by March 13th

The Port Authority says repairs to the T&T Express have been completed, and the vessel will resume its sailings as follows:

From Port-of-Spain:

Thursday 8th March - 2 pm
Friday 9th March - 2 pm

From Tobago:

Friday 9th March - 6.30 am

However, the Port Authority says the T&T Spirit is continuing its maintenance programme and is expected to resume operations by March 13th.