state of emergency

Trinidad on High Alert after Alleged Assassination Plot on PM, Government

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad is in high alert, with security forces in control of the situation after a claimed assassination threat against Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and members of the government. …

Trinidad: $236 Million in Drugs Seized, 7,269 Arrests during State of Emergency

 Above: Minister of National Security Brigadier John Sandy addressing a press conference during the emergency. Others, from left: Chief of Defence Staff Brigader Kenrick Maharaj; Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and Commissioner of Police Dr Dwayne Gibbs (Photo: TGISL) By the …

Trinidad’s Government Lifts Curfew

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad has lifted the curfew imposed at the beginning of the country’s declared State of Emergency, although the latter will remain in effect, according to Prime Minister Kamla …

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 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff A total of 3,290 people were arrested in Trinidad from the Aug. 23 to Sep. 28 during the country’s ongoing State of Emergency, according to the Trinidad and …

 Above: PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s State of Emergency declaration was worth the sacrifice, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said in a public statement marking the country’s 35th anniversary as a republic. “The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s State of Emergency, which was just extended for another three months, is presenting a new set of challenges as courts struggle to deal with a vastly-increased case load. One possibility to deal with the …

 Above: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has extended its State of Emergency for three months, the government announced today. A motion to extend the State of Emergency, which was accompanied by …

 Above: Minister of National Security Brigadier John Sandy addressing apress conference last week. Others, from left: Chief of Defence Staff Brigader Kenrick Maharaj; Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and Commissioner of Police Dr Dwayne Gibbs (Photo: GISL Trinidad) By the Caribbean …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (FP) Trinidad’s State of Emergency continued today, with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announcing that 147 more people had been arrested, 75 of whom were involved with gang activity and eight of whom were related to …

 Above: Minister of National Security Brigadier John Sandy with TTDF forces earlier this year (Photo: TIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s limited State of Emergency, declared Sunday night after 11 murders in one day in the country, includes several …