Executives from the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) are meeting today with teachers from the South East Port Of Spain Secondary School, who were traumatised by yesterday’s close call during a gang shoot-out.
The fractures around the Piparo volcano are continuing to widen while increased gaseous emissions are being recorded by geoscientists who are monitoring the volcano on a weekly basis.
In preparation for an impending eruption, all State agencies met for a planning session at the Piparo Community Centre on Thursday.
National security minister Stuart Young has confirmed that a small explosive device went off in the vicinity of the Hall of Justice and the ministry of national security around 9:30 this morning.
The high court, the magistrate's court and the ministry of national security were evacuated and the area has been cordoned off.
The minister of national security along with members of the bomb disposal unit are currently on the scene.
We will bring you more as information comes to hand.
The process of negotiating the contractual terms and conditions with the incoming Commissioner of Police Mr Gary Griffith is underway.
That’s according to the Ministry of National Security.
In a press release sent a short while ago, the ministry said the Commissioner of Police’s terms and conditions will be settled before he assumes office.
In the meantime, Mr Stephen Williams continues to be the Acting Commissioner of Police and is expected to go on vacation leave from 17th -30th August 2018.
The Minister of National Security has issued a revised version of an earlier media statement in which the Minister thanked members of the defence and protective services for a "crime-free" Carnival.
The statement has received widespread criticism for the use of the words "crime-free", given that the statement itself it refers to the murder of a former soldier.
The Ministry of National Security has launched an investigation into an incident at the Immigration Detention Centre, in which two men attempted to cut a fence to enter the facility and exchanged gunfire with a guard.
The Ministry issued the following statement today.
The Ministry of National Security is mourning the death of Corporal Jerry Leacock of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment and is promising to work tirelessly to help bring the perpetrators to justice.
The following is the statement issued by the Ministry of National Security today:
A statement from the Ministry of National Security is describing as "rumours" allegations of a possible ISIS threat at malls this coming weekend.
The Ministry has issued a statement, which also condemns the murders of two national security personnel this morning.
The following is the statement from the Ministry of National Security:
The Minister of National Security Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, the Minister under whose authority the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) and the Protective Services fall, wishes to categorically state that this caring Government will honour the $1 million compensation package proposed by the previous administration to families of all members of the services slain in the line of duty.