The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Ishmael Pierson.
Ishmael, a pupil of the South East Port of Spain Secondary School, was last seen at his 2nd Caledonia, Morvant home, around 12noon, on March 18th.
He was reported missing to the Morvant Police Station, around 5:00 pm, the next day, by his father.
Ishmael is of African descent, 6 feet tall and slimly built with a brown complexion and an afro hairstyle.
Five female Special Reserve Police Officers and a senior superintendent of police are among seven police officers arrested by officers of the Professional Standards Bureau for mischief in public office.
Information reaching the Guardian Media confirmed that the officers were arrested after a vigorous investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct involving extra duty where a revenue clerk was allegedly accommodating spruced up claims from officers over the Christmas 2018 and Carnival 2019 seasons.
T&T’s Prime Minister Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and the leaders of two other countries who recently sought peace in Venezuela’s crisis aren’t among the five Caribbean leaders who’ve been invited to meet US President Donald Trump tomorrow on issues, including Venezuela.
While Rowley wasn’t on that invitation list, as word of Trump’s meeting was announced by the White House yesterday, US Ambassador Joseph Mondello held discussions with Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar at her Port-of-Spain office.
A 65-year-old netball coach has lost his appeal which challenged his conviction of raping a woman who once played on a netball team.
Delivering a 48-page judgement at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spainon Wednesday, three Appellate Judges dismissed all six complaints raised by the man, a former police officer, of Chaguanas. They also affirmed the 17-year sentence he received when he was convicted.
His identity has been withheld by this newspaper to protect the victim.
Ten illegal Venezuelan immigrants, including five children, have been detained at the Cedros Police Station after being found wandering on the Galfar beach after coming off a boat.
A source said the family was forced to sleep on the floor of the station as they awaited processing by the Immigration Division.
It is uncertain why the children, aged four to ten, were not put under the care of the Child Protection Unit at the Oropouche Police Station.
The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues.
Trinidad and Tobago will not be represented at that meeting.
The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president's resort in Palm Beach, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump will use the meeting to thank the leaders for their support for peace and democracy in Venezuela.
Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar has met with US Ambassador of the United States of America to Trinidad and Tobago, Joseph Mondello.
A statement by the Office of the Leader of the Opposition says that several matters of national importance were discussed during the meeting, which took place at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, Charles Street, Port of Spain.
The statement did not go into any further details.
Disaster was averted when a ten wheeler truck transporting 525 cylinders of liquid petroleum gas (LPG ) careened off the Southern Main Road in Point Fortin, on Wednesday.
The driver Raymond Ojagir, 34, of Arouca, escaped unscathed but the lorryman Christopher Bailey, suffered minor injuries to his hands.
Ojagir, an employee of North Plant LGP, said he was driving towards Point Fortin when he got a bad drive from an oncoming motorist around 10:30 am.