Facebook bandits to appear in court

Trinidad: THREE La Romaine teenagers are expected to appear before a San Fernando magistrate tomorrow for luring people through online car advertisements using fake profiles and robbing them. The men, two 18-year-olds and the other, 19, were expected to be…

Weed Ed | Navigating The Banking Quandary

Cash is king, and nowhere is this truer than Jamaica’s emerging cannabis industry. If you visit any of the local herb houses to purchase medical ganja, you will most likely be greeted by a ‘CASH ONLY’ sign. You won’t find…

3.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Jamaica

Jamaica was hit by another minor earthquake on Sunday night. A preliminary report from the earthquake Unit has confirmed that a 3.9 magnitude jolted the island at 9:29 pm. The intensity of the quake was felt in Kingston, St Andrew…

Investigator in cocaine-in-lumber trial says was “instructed” not to charge key witness

The lead investigator in the case against drug-accused, Stephen Vieira, Tazim Gafoor, Nazim Gafoor and Sherwayne De Abreu, on Friday testified that he had been instructed not to pursue charges against prosecution witness Hakeem Mohamed, even with overwhelming evidence against…

Nationwide roadblock threat: Minister calls of citizens to ignore it

Communications Minister, Stuart Young has appealed to citizens to ignore calls for members of the public to block roads in protest against the Government on Monday. In a statement, Young said this type of behaviour is irresponsible and unpatriotic and…

SEX RING BUSTED

Three Colombian women who were “pimping out” girls in Trinidad and Tobago have been captured, Colombia’s state prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday. The girls were between the ages of 15 and 19 and were offered jobs in…

Vybz Kartel Appeal | Judge Puzzled Damning Text Made Six Weeks Before Lizard’s Murder

The metadata for one of the damning text messages which prosecutors used to convict top entertainers Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm of murder was created six weeks before the victim’s death, one attorney has told the Appeal Court. Bianca Samuels,…

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Kartel Declares His Innocence

“My hands are clean of Clive Williams’ blood”. That was the declaration of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel in his unsworn statement at his murder trial in 2014. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, said, “My Lord, my hands are…

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Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned

PORT-AU-PRINCE—Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned yesterday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a wave of deadly protests. Lafontant told Haiti’s Chamber of Deputies…

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Trini jailed for fraud in UK

 Trinidadian woman has been jailed in the United Kingdom (UK) for defrauding a charity she worked for of in excess of £.75 million. In an article dated July 13, 2018, on the Metropolitan Police’s website, Nadia Deone Chase-Ali, 35, of…

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