Trinidad and Tobago

12 T&T nationals deported from Turkey

Twelve Trinidad and Tobago nationals who were detained in Turkey will return to Trinidad this afternoon; the twelve includes men, women and children.

Deputy commissioner of police, Wayne Dick, says the twelve were deported, and upon arrival in Trinidad they will be questioned by members of the TTPS. 

The DCP says that no information regarding the reasons for their deportation has been given. 

DCP Dick also says the twelve persons will not be detained only interviewed, as there is currently no information linking them to ISIS. 

No motive established for Mamoral double murder

No motive has yet been established for the brutal attack on a father and daughter in Mamoral that has left the entire community distraught.

The bodies of 36-year-old Solomon Joseph and his daughter were found inside the family's small wooden home at Mamoral no. 1 around four this morning.

The child was found with stab wounds in her bed.

The child’s mother, 22-year-old Kernisha Solomon, worked at a casino and contacted relatives to check on her husband when he did not answer his phone.

Port Authority seeks World Bank's 'expertise' in finding cargo vessel; terminates tender process

The Port Authority says it has approached the World Bank for expertise on a suitable cargo vessel to transfer goods between Trinidad and Tobago. 

As such, the board has terminated the tender process for a new vessel.

The following is a statement by the board.

"In keeping with its mandate to provide efficient and reliable inter-island transport services, the Board and Management of the Authority wish to assure the public that the “best” available options will always be pursued to ensure that there is no disruption in this service.