16 to spend long-weekend behind bars following police exercises in Central

Sixteen persons were arrested during anti-crime exercises in the Central Division, which also saw the seizure of firearms, ammunition and narcotics, a police statement said.

A total of eight exercises were conducted between 11:35 am and 8:00 pm on Wednesday 14th June, 2017, by officers of the Central Division Task Force, Chaguanas CID, Freeport CID and Canine Branch.

Officers, acting on information, first proceeded to Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas, where they arrested a 36-year-old tradesman, of Petit Valley.

Four held for robbery of Father Harvey; priest's watch recovered

Four men have been held for the robbery of Roman Catholic priest Father Clyde Harvey.

They are expected to be charged as soon as this evening or tomorrow for the attack at a church in Gonzales, Belmont.

One of the men was held yesterday, while three others were arrested around 3 o’clock this morning, all in the Laventille area.

Officers of the Besson Street Police Station led by ASP Ajith Persad recovered Father Harvey's watch but could not find the $1000 taken from him.

Education Ministry working on repairs to Princes Town East, Preysal Government

The Ministry of Education says it is working to effectively conduct repairs to the Princes Town East Secondary School as well as the Preysal Government Primary School.

The Ministry issued a statement in relation to the schools' problems today.

"The Ministry of Education is moving expeditiously to repair the malfunctioning heating and ventilation air-conditioning (HVAC) system at Princes Town East Secondary School.

Met Office: Area of disturbed weather south-east of T&T can possibly become a tropical cyclone

The Met Office says an area of disturbed weather south-east of T&T has become better organised and has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next three to four days.

The Met Office issued another bulletin this afternoon, with the latest information.

"At 2.00 p.m. today, Friday 16th June, 2017, a broad area of disturbed weather, was located approximately 3000 km south east of Trinidad and Tobago.

Over the last 24 hours, this area of disturbed weather has become better organized.

BREAKING: Brian Lara Stadium to host 2017 CPL Final

The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba will host the final of the Caribbean Premier League this year.

The announcement was made via a statement by Sport TT today.

"The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba will host the playoff and final match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) come September.