Tobago

One dead, 3 critical after cement truck overturns

One Trinidadian woman is dead and three others are in critical condition at the hospital after a cement truck overturned and landed on another vehicle in Tobago.

 Reports indicate at around ten thirty this morning, the cement truck was proceeding along the main road in Hope Village when it came into contact with a low hanging cable.

One eye witness report says, the truck flipped in the air and landed on top of a car, trapping its three occupants.

Three hurt as cement truck falls on car in Tobago

Police are investigating a major accident in Tobago which has left three people injured.

Police say a cement truck was proceeding along the roadway near Hope when it encountered a low-lying cable.

One eyewitness said the truck flipped in the air and landed on its side on top of a car trapping those inside.

First responders are currently on the scene.

The accident has caused a massive traffic pile-up in the area.

Hope is located just a few miles east of Scarborough.

Man stabbed to death during quarrel with woman

To­ba­go po­lice are prob­ing the cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing the killing of An­der­son Ba­boo­nanan.

Po­lice said Ba­boo­nanan, 32, of South Oropouche, was stabbed to death dur­ing an al­ter­ca­tion with a close fe­male friend ear­ly Fri­day morn­ing.

A 25-year-old woman is said to be in po­lice cus­tody in con­nec­tion with the al­leged crime.

Prostitution spilling over to Tobago

Trinidad’s il­lic­it sex trade has spilled over in­to the sis­ter isle of To­ba­go, with Venezue­lan pros­ti­tutes be­ing car­ried to the is­land by Trinida­di­an “busi­ness­men.”

In Part Two of the Sex Sells se­ries, Guardian Me­dia’s in­ves­tiga­tive re­porter Shar­lene Ram­per­sad vis­it­ed To­ba­go over the week­end.

There have been nu­mer­ous re­ports of Venezue­lans pros­ti­tutes op­er­at­ing on the is­land, but most lo­cals are scep­ti­cal of speak­ing to the me­dia.

Duke confirms opposition Tobago parties in unity talks

Leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke has confirmed that opposition parties in Tobago are holding talks to form a political entity to fight the People's National Movement (PNM) in the Tobago House of Assembly elections due in 2021.

This follows a call by Wendell Berkeley, Vice Chairman of the PNM's Tobago Council, for all opposing parties to declare their political allegiance. 

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