Tobago

THA boss disappointed at Sandals loss

To­ba­go House of As­sem­bly (THA) Chief Sec­re­tary Kelvin Charles said he was tremen­dous­ly dis­ap­point­ed at the de­ci­sion by San­dals to with­draw plans for a ho­tel in To­ba­go.

In a state­ment is­sued on Tues­day af­ter­noon, Charles said: “This is a tremen­dous blow to our tourism thrust, which is one of the in­tend­ed dri­vers of the To­ba­go econ­o­my.”

Tobago burnt body identified

Police have identified the burnt body of a man found in a car in Hope, Tobago this morning, as Dwarika Moses 20, of Les Coteaux.

Police are treating the death as a suspected homicide.

According to reports about 2 am this morning, fire officers responded to a call about a burning car on Belmont Link Road, Hope, Tobago.

When investigators arrived at the site they noticed a body in the vehicle.

Tobago recorded 9 murders last year.

Burnt body discovered in car in Tobago

A body burnt beyond recognition has been found in a car in Tobago.
It is being classed as a suspected homicide.
According to reports about 2 am this morning, fire officers responded to a call about a burning car on Belmont Link Road Mason Hall Tobago.
When investigators arrived at the site they noticed a lone body in the vehicle.
 Investigations are continuing. Tobago recorded 9 murders last year.

Tobago pensioner to keep $6.4M lotto winnings secret from friends & family

The Tobago man who won this year's first drawing of the National Lotto Plus, plans to keep his winnings a secret from friends and family. 

He won $6,454,791.64 in last Saturday's Draw #1817, with a Quick Pick. 

"When asked how he planned to celebrate his winnings, he said he will not make a fuss and he didn't plan to tell anyone - neither his girlfriend nor children," a National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) Tobago official told Guardian Media.  

Sunwing interested in Magdelena Grand resort

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has met with a high-level executive team from the Canadian-based Sunwing Travel Group, just weeks after Sunwing began a service from Toronto, Canada to Tobago.

The meeting took place today at the Diplomatic Centre, St Anns.

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said that Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hunter, Vice President Daniel Diaz and Executive Vice President, Business Affairs Sabah Mirza represented Sunwing at the meeting.

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