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Trinidad Arrests 117 in State of Emergency

Above: Trinidad Police (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad arrested 117 people between 6PM yesterday and 8AM this morning, including 56 gang members, and 48 people arrested for drug crimes, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan announced today. That followed the […]

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Trinidad State of Emergency Continues; Police Arrest 22 in Port of Spain

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s limited State of Emergency continued today, with the government announcing the arrest of 22 gang leaders and members in a police exercise in East Port of Spain Tuesday afternoon. “We are in this together,” […]

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Broad Emergency Powers in Trinidad

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 […]

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Limited State of Emergency in Trinidad

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has declared a limited state of emergency along with a series of curfews after the country suffered 11 murders in one day. The measure, which took effect […]


Trinidad Minister: "Gas Not Running Out"

By the Caribbean Journal staff While Trinidad’s natural gas reserves have declined, the country is not running out of gas, according to Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs Kevin Ramnarine. “I want to make it very clear that gas is […]


FIFA to Probe 10 Caribbean Officials

Above: FIFA headquarters in Zurich (Photo: Tilla Theus) World football governing body FIFA will launch a probe of at least 10 Caribbean football officials concerning alleged bribery at a meeting in May in Port of Spain, according to two sources. […]

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Dookeran: Trinidad Economy Stable

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Finance Minister Winston Dookeran said the country’s economy remains stable, despite Standard & Poor’s decision to lower the country’s long-term local currency sovereign credit rating. The new development, he said, was part of a […]


Trinidad PM Leads Team to Guyana

Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar led a team to Guyana Saturday to look at the Caribbean Airlines flight that crashed at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport Saturday […]


Trinidad, OAS Sign Security Agreements

Above: Trinidad Minister of National Security John Sandy at Chaguaramas in February (Photo: TIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Trinidad signed two cooperation agreements yesterday with the Organization of American States to strengthen information on public security […]

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Trinidad Looks to Avert National Strike

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (TIS Photo) Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has expressed confidence that there will be no general national strike, following meetings with labour leaders yesterday. There have been ongoing negotiations between the government and labour unions, […]


BP Doubles Trinidad Oil Exploration

By the Caribbean Journal staff British Petroleum said it had been awarded a pair of deepwater oil exploration blocks off the Trinidad coast. The two blocks are off of Trinidad’s eastern coast. BP’s Trinidad operations account for more than half […]


In Trinidad, New Hopes for an Old Fort

Above: the view from Fort Abercromby (Photo: TIS) Trinidad is looking to an 19th-century British fort as a way of expanding tourism. Fort Abercromby, which was built by the British in 1804 as part of the fortification of Trinidad, is […]


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