'Ratty' charged with rape of two UK tourists in Tobago

A 34-year old Trinidadian residing in Tobago is due to appear before the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court today after being charged with the kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault of two United Kingdom tourists.

Artherly ‘Ratty’ Fraser of Canaan, was charged with two counts of rape, two counts of grievous sexual assault, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of robbery, on Thursday 14th March, 2019.

Fraser was charged following a report made by two female tourists to the Shirvan Road Police Station on Monday 11th March, 2019.

Two female tourists attacked in Tobago; Chief Secretary responds

Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, Kelvin Charles has strongly condemned the recent attacks on two British female tourists at Grafton Monday morning.

Police reports confirm that the attacks took place in the vicinity of Grafton Beach around 1:30 am on Monday 11th March, 2019.

The Chief Secretary, who returned yesterday from his trip to Germany for the ITB Berlin tourism and trade show, has expressed displeasure at the incidents and is extending sentiments of comfort and concern to the victims and their families.

Tobago back at world's largest tourism and trade show

After being absent from ITB (Internationale Tourismus- Borse) Berlin, Germany in 2018, Tobago has returned to the world’s largest tourism and trade show in 2019 and has used the ITB platform to officially launch the new Tobago branding and imagery to the German market.

The German market is Tobago’s second largest tourism market behind the United Kingdom only.

Kaleidoscope We Colourz wins in Tobago

Stoute Next Gen­er­a­tion has copped the 2019 over­all Band of the Year ti­tle in To­ba­go with Kalei­do­scope We Colourz.

Their pre­sen­ta­tion, which high­light­ed sev­er­al colours, shapes and pat­terns that are of sig­nif­i­cance to Trin­bag­o­ni­ans and par­tic­u­lar­ly To­ba­go, earned them 746 points.

El­dez and As­so­ciates’ West lndi­an Jun­gle was sec­ond while As­tra Win­ches­ter Cre­ations’ So­lar En­er­gy was third.

Band­leader Can­dice Chang-Sandy said yes­ter­day she was still in shock but was hum­bled by the win.

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.