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All prisons throughout T&T are currently on a “lockdown” as security measures are increased, including the installation of body scanners.

The move comes on the heels of Friday’s prison break in which prisoners Allan “Scanny” Martin, Hassan Atwell and Christopher Selby shot their way to freedom from the Port-of-Spain Prison, Frederick Street,...

Monday, July 27, 2015

Police are investigating the murder of Dave "Butter Ranks" Simon, who they said was gunned down at his drug block in Princes Town this morning.

Monday, July 27, 2015

The National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) is currently screening candidates for five seats the party hopes to contest under the People’s Partnership (PP) banner in the upcoming general election. So said NJAC’s political leader, Kwasi Mutema, in an interview with the T&T Guardian.

Monday, July 27, 2015

My name is Fuad Abu Bakr and, 25 years ago today, my father led an attempted coup.

My life began five years before the coup, as the son of Yasin and Atiyah Abu Bakr, who was once Grace Telesford. My mom was from a staunch Catholic background. My family is the Pantins, the Granados.

Monday, July 27, 2015

What PNM La Horquetta/Talparo general election candidate Maxie Cuffie is calling voter intimidation is simply a teleforum election strategy used by politicians all over the world, says the UNC’s campaign team. Cuffie claimed he received several complaints of voter intimidation from constituents o

Monday, July 27, 2015

Escaped murder accused Hassan Atwell, 41, brother of Rajaee Ali was shot and killed in Port-of-Spain on Saturday night and in an immediate reaction to the killing acting police commissioner Stephen Williams is denying reports that there were police involvement in the killing. He said the shooting

Monday, July 27, 2015

It’s over. With escapees Allan “Scanny Martin and Hassan Atwell both dead in the last 48 hours since last Friday’s city jail break, Christopher “Monster” Selby, the final prisoner who had been on the run, surrendered to police last night. 

Monday, July 27, 2015

Relatives of Kerron Adams, who was shot dead in Moruga on Saturday night, believes he died a hero as he fought with bandits who shot up a vegetable stall during a botched robbery. 

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court  and environs will be extra busy with certain high profile cases today, which is also the 25th anniversary of the failed 1990 coup attempt by the Jamaat al Muslimeen. The 11 accused in the Dana Seetahal murder are scheduled to appear in that court today.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Although many citizens breathed easier as news got around that fugitive Hassan Atwell was shot dead, his son Nikoli Edwards said he was no monster and only escaped prison because of his frustration with the justice system.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hassan Atwell’s mother, Maureen Atwell, said hours after the news broke that her son was among three prisoners who escaped on Friday she sent a message to her son to “use wisdom”. In that message, which was posted on social media in hope that her son would read it, Atwell made it clear that escap

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