Thirteen men have been arrested by officers of the Port of Spain Division for shooting-related offences, during an anti-crime exercise in Port of Spain early this morning.
The exercise was conducted between 2:00 am and 7:00 am, today and involved officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team and the Besson Street Criminal Investigations Department.
A squad of 27 Coast Guard and Defence Force Officers are currently training at the Laventille Community Swimming Pool.
They are learning interactive and life-saving skills so they can participate in swimming activities with pool users when the pool is officially opened to the public on Monday 22nd July 2019.
Guardian Media understands that the officers started training yesterday and will continue all weekend.
Children seen playing outside the pool's entrance told us that they are excited and can't wait until Monday so that they can use the pool.
A Chaguanas businessman was murdered in El Socorro this morning moments he dropped his wife to work. Shiraz Ali, 52, of Edinburgh 500, was shot dead as he sat in his white Mazda station wagon on Boundary Road Extension.
Ali dropped his wife off at Flavorite Foods Limited at around 6.30am. As he drove past the Aranguez North Secondary School a car pulled alongside him and one of the occupants opened fire, killing him. Police are currently on the scene of the murder.
Hours after the murder of PH driver Ashar Kirby at the carpark of KFC Westmoorings, an entourage of police officers launched a massive exercise in L'anse Mitan, Carenage.
Four people were arrested during the operation which started at around 4.30 am. Sources said three of the people held are from Upper L'anse Mitan and one other from an adjacent street.
Heidi Alert has been appointed to act as Chief Executive Officer Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) with immediate effect.
According to a release from TTL Alert will report to the Chairman of the Board, Janelle Commissiong and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the company.
Alert currently functions as the Manager, Destination Development at the company and according to the TTL release with the new appointment, Alert will now manage both portfolios, until a new CEO is installed.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Arouca Highlift Station that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Friday, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm.
WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate a pipeline interconnection works at the plant.
The affected areas will include districts along the Eastern Main Road, east of the Arima Old Road including:
The Foot Hills
La Florissante Phases 1 & 2
The Pride TT Committee (Pride TT) has met with the Police Commissioner Gary Griffith to discuss the safety and security needs for the upcoming annual Pride TT Fair, Mini-Concert, Fun Day and Parade, carded for Sunday 28th July, 2019 at Nelson Mandela Park.
Pride TT said in a statement that it is convinced that the Police Service is "committed to protecting all".
The Government will build a new hospital in Port-of-Spain.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement at the sod-turning ceremony for the Roxborough Hospital on Wednesday
The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus has announced its 2019/2020 Guild of Students Council.
The new council, led by president Justin Subero, was elected by the student body in March 2019 and officially assumed office on June 1, 2019. He succeeds Darrion Narine.