Trinidad and Tobago

Guardian photographer attacked while attempting to take photos of A&V compound

Guardian photographer Kristian De Silva is this evening seeking medical care and has filed a report with police, after being attacked while trying to take photos of the A&V Oil and Gas compound in Penal.

De Silva said he and report Sascha Wilson had gone to the compound to follow-up on the latest developments involving A&V Oil and Gas.

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While on Nazim Avenue he was attempting to take photographs for the Trinidad Guardian newspaper, when a man approached him in a pick-up vehicle.

Attorneys for A&V Oil and Gas threaten to sue Opposition Leader

One day after it threatened Petrotrin with legal action, the company at the centre of the oil fraud scandal at Petrotrin is also threatening to sue the Opposition Leader.

A&V Oil and Gas Limited has issued a pre-action protocol letter through its attorney Senior Counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, demanding a full retraction of her comments and an apology.

The letter points to statements made by the Opposition Leader at a UNC meeting on Sunday 10th September 2017.

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