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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Trinidad’s National Security Minister admits there are more than 100 Trinis linked to terrorist activity overseas

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon PORT OF SPAIN – Some 128 Trinidadians have been linked to terrorist activities in other countries, but Trinidad and Tobago is no terrorist state, National Security Minister More...

child-marriage
By Edition On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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With one more vote, Trinidad and Tobago could ban child marriage

PORT OF SPAIN - Child marriage will likely soon be illegal in Trinidad and Tobago. The Miscellaneous Provisions Marriage Bill, which Trinidad and Tobago's attorney general presented in the country's senate nearly More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Trinidad and Tobago records 3,478 child marriages in 20 years

PORT OF SPAIN - Between 1996 and 2016, the registrar general in Trinidad and Tobago recorded 3,478 child marriages, with almost 98 percent being females. Further, marriage certificates showed that some of them were More...

chinese-restaurant
By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Crackdown on Chinese restaurants in Trinidad over human trafficking and illegal labour concerns

PORT OF SPAIN – Reports of human trafficking, illegal labour practices and unsanitary conditions led Trinidad and Tobago police to crack down on two branches of the Me Asia Chinese Restaurant over the past 48 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Trinidad PM reshuffles cabinet

PORT OF SPAIN  - On Monday, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced the following changes in a Cabinet reshuffle: • The appointment of Sarah Budhu as a senator has been revoked; • The More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Five Trinidadians held in Venezuela on terrorism charges set free

PORT OF SPAIN - Five Trinidad and Tobago men who have been detained in Venezuela since 2014 on terrorism charges are being released and sent home on the basis of time served in custody, national security minister More...

Venezuela
By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Venezuelans trading guns, ammo with Trinidadians for food

PORT OF SPAIN - Venezuelans and residents of Trinidad and Tobago are reportedly bartering on the high seas, where arms and ammunition are sold or exchanged for food and basic commodities. These trades also take More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Trinidad government to meet local Muslims on ISIS recruits

PORT OF SPAIN - Along with ongoing moves to tighten overall security in Trinidad and Tobago, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said that, in seeking to examine the factors luring citizens to leave to join More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Nine Trinidad nationals to be deported from Turkey after trying to join ISIS

PORT OF SPAIN - Nine Trinidad and Tobago nationals were expected to be deported from Turkey late Monday for allegedly trying to travel to Syria to join the terror group, Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Attorney More...

human-trafficking
By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Policeman in Trinidad to stand trial for trafficking Colombian women

PORT OF SPAIN – In Trinidad and Tobago’s first human trafficking case, a 55-year-old suspended police officer has been committed to stand trial on 13 charges of human trafficking and prostitution. Constable More...