Man charged with throwing neighbour in well sent to St Ann’s

SIPARIA magistrate Margaret Alert has denied bail to a 24-year-old man who allegedly kidnapped, beat and threw one of his neighbours about 16 feet down a well last week. The magistrate sent the accused labourer, Mukey Pierre, to the St Ann’s Psychiatric more..


‘I accepted I was going to be murdered’

LAST year, when Candice Alaska hid for her life in a bathroom stall after witnessing a man being murdered, she accepted she was about to be killed as well. Alaska, founder of the #NotOkay non-profit organisation, shared her story at the launch of the Invmore..


Antigua, SVG hit C’bean-Trump meeting

A split in Caricom over the Venezuela crisis was seemingly shown by angry statements by two Caricom leaders condemning other Caricom heads who met US President Donald Trump at his Florida resort last week. Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Brownemore..


New Green Fund committee to be appointed

A new Green Fund Advisory Committee (GFAC) will be appointed soon. This was the response yesterday from Planning and Development Ministry officials to concerns from people applying for grants under the Green Fund. Speaking on condition of anonymity, one more..


Charles: Does Guaido trust Moses?

NAPARIMA MP Rodney Charles said that while Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses has seemingly seen the light by attending a Caricom videoconference with Venezuela Opposition Leader Juan Guaido, it may be too little, too late. Charles spoke to Newsday yemore..


Ministry: Schoolboy gun rapper video old, issue dealt with

THE Education Ministry yesterday said a video which has been widely circulated on social media over the past week, of a teenage boy brandishing a pistol while rapping, is over a year old. The ministry, via a press release, said on being made aware of themore..


Bandit held after Piarco robbery

A 25-year-old San Juan man is in custody after he and two others robbed three men at a house in Piarco yesterday. Police said the men were at a house on Factory Road, Piarco, at around 11 am when three gunmen came in, announced a robbery and beat the menmore..


Prakash likens V’zla crisis to wife-beating

JUST as no decent person would ignore a man who beats his wife and children, so too no one should side with the actions of the Maduro regime in Venezuela, said St Augustine MP Prakash Ramadhar. The Prime Minister’s stance of non-interference and non-intemore..


Correction: Cops held for 16-yr-old’s rape not charged yet

The three police officers who were arrested over the rape of a 16-year-old girl have not yet been charged. Police said the three, who were arrested two weeks ago, have not been charged, even after the girl identified them during an identification parade more..


Kidnapped men beaten with cutlass, iron for hours

The three men released by kidnappers earlier today, after being taken from a mini-mart in Freeport on Sunday, were badly beaten for hours in a forest. Brothers Aaron Roopnarine, 20, and Sunil Roopnarine, 24, and Shazam Hosein, 30, were dropped off in fromore..