A Swissport worker at the Piarco International Airport is this country's latest road fatality statistic.
The toll now stands at 51.
Rudra Sookdeo, 40, of Coalmine in Sangre Grande died instantly when a vehicle crashed into him while driving along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway on Monday morning.
The driver of the other vehicle was charged on Monday afternoon for driving under the influence of alcohol after a breathalyzer was administered to him at the hospital.
The T&T Police Service (TTPS) owes cash-strapped Vehicle Management Corporation of T&T (VMCOTT) $18 million for maintenance and repairs of hundreds of police vehicles over the last 15 years. However, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said not one red cent will be paid until VMCOTT provides him with invoices for the work done.
A man known as "El Culon" who only recently assumed leadership of the Evander gang was one of eight Venezuelans arrested over the weekend in a police exercise in Point Fortin together with a Trinidadian man who together/who are both considered masterminds of kidnappings, drug trafficking, gun running and human trafficking.
Trinidad and Tobago has named its provisions 40-player roster for the Concacaf Gold Cup in June.
The roster will serve as the basis for the final 23-player list will be announced by Concacaf the first week of June.
After the official announcement, only injury-related changes will be allowed, up until 24 hours before each team’s first match and any injury replacements must come from the preliminary 40-player roster.
The body of a 77-year-old woman has been found in a house on Mucurapo Road, St James.
Neighbours say that the woman was last seen alive on Saturday.
They called out to her over the last couple of days but did not get through.
However, when they went to check on her this morning, they found the woman lying lifeless on her bed covered in a sheet.
The cause of death was not immediately known.
Government properties formerly occupied by senior public servants, ranging from Port-of-Spain condos to houses in central Trinidad and Mayaro are being put up for sale, starting with the Federation Park Villas.
Education Minister Anthony Garcia is expected to receive a report today on an incident involving a student of the Mayaro Secondary School who was recently videotaped using obscene language in front of a teacher in a classroom.
The 29-second video, which has been widely shared on social media since Thursday, appears to have been recorded by another student.
Garcia held an emergency meeting with ministry officials on Friday and called for an immediate investigation into the incident.
The United National Congress (UNC) activist Ravi Balgobin Maharaj has been granted a lifeline in his bid to obtain documents related to Petrotrin's failed billion-dollar World Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) plant deal.
In a judgement delivered at the United Kingdom's Supreme Court in London, this morning, five Law Lords of the Privy Council ruled that a High Court Judge and the Court of Appeal were both wrong to dismiss Maharaj's lawsuit, over his failure to obtain the documents through a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Tobago Divisional officers have destroyed $500,000 in marijuana during an eradication exercise in the Mt. St. George area.
The exercise took place on Sunday and was supervised by Sgt. Stewart, of the Tobago Division.
Officers attached to both the Crown Point Police Station and Tobago Division Task Force, executed an exercise in a forested area of Mt. St. George and destroyed 50 kilogrammes of cured marijuana along with two seedlings.
Officers are confident that an arrest will be made soon, as investigations are continuing into the matter.