Officers attached to the Tobago- arm of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service say an arrest is imminent after a 15-year-old male student of a secondary school in Scarborough was allegedly buggered at his home on Monday, November 26.
According to the police report, the student who resides with his mother was home alone around 7pm when a man known to the family visited them.
The report says the man began playing a wrestling game; he normally plays, with the youngster.
Tobago’s water supply is set to be significantly increased by the end of the year 2019 with the commencement of upgrade works on the Hillsborough Dam, Mt. St George, Tobago, the THA Division of Settlements Urban Renewal and Public Utilities said yesterday.
The dam which was commissioned in 1952, has been the major source of drinking water for the island of Tobago, having the largest water storage capacity on the island.
However, for a significant period of time, the dam has been storing thirty percent below its intended capacity of 220 million gallons of water.
The Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) has announced the appointment of Michelle Edwards-Benjamin as Acting Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect.
Edwards-Benjamin has worked with the TRHA since 1995, moving through the ranks of Nursing to hold the substantive position of Secondary Care Nurse Manager.
She holds a B.Sc. Management Studies from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).
The upgrade of the main power plant in Tobago could see an end to frequent electricity blackouts on the island, says Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte.
The upgrade which cost $139.5 m is part of Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission mandate to provide Tobagonians with a reliable, high-quality electricity supply.
Le Hunte, speaking at the commissioning ceremony on Monday, said the upgrade was completed on time and delivered within budget.
One man is dead and three people homeless after an early morning fire at Easter Field Road, Tobago, in the early hours of Monday.
Dead is Anthony Charles, 61, whom family say suffered from a mental disorder.
According to the Divisional Fire Officer, the Scarborough Fire Station received reports of a fire at 3.40 am. When firefighters got to the scene they were told three of four people had been accounted for.
When the firefighters doused the flames and searched the property they found Charles’ remains in one of the bedrooms.
This week's regular Cabinet meeting with take place in Tobago on Friday.
A statement by the Office of the Prime Minister says the Cabinet will meet at the Magdalena Grand Hotel tomorrow.
It says details regarding the Post-Cabinet Media Conference will be sent in a subsequent notice
Several government ministers were due in Tobago this weekend as the PNM's National Convention is taking place in Tobago on Sunday.