Tag: Trinidad and Tobago

  • Fishermen Attacked – One Shot and Injured – At Sea Between Trinidad and Venezuela

    September 12: A 35-year-old Moruga [district in Trinidad] fisherman is hospitalized after being shot while at sea. Police were told that around 3.30pm on Tuesday, Christopher Granger left La Lune Beach, Moruga with […]

  • Cocaine Worth 9m TT Dollars Found in Container in Point Lisas Port, Trinidad

    July 19: Police are on the hunt for an Arima Businessman, after 23 pounds of cocaine were seized at the Port of Point Lisas on Friday bound for St. Martin. […]

  • 200kg of Cocaine Found Tied to LNG Carrier’s Rudder in Trinidad and Tobago

    April 03: Some 200 kilograms of cocaine have been found attached to the Hispania Spirit LNG carrier during its stay in Port Fortin in Trinidad and Tobago. Seven bales of […]

  • KFC for KFR

    Kidnap becoming a serious threat for fishing fleets. KFC ransom paid to Venezuelan pirates Susan Mohammed AFTER paying US$12,000, groceries and a bucket of KFC chicken for their lives, the […]

  • T&T anti-piracy measures

    Response to Venezuelan pirates and reports of robberies at gunpoint. Fisheries bill to protect fishermen from piracy Sita Bridgemohan A Fisheries Management Bill will protect fishermen and impose penalties against […]

  • Pirate thrown overboard

    Armed gangs still plague fishermen. Pirate thrown overboard An Icacos man, who was shot in his chest while fighting off a gun-wielding pirate, has been credited by his brother for […]

  • Trinidad and Tobago pirates strike

    Increasing violence used by armed robbers in region. Killer Pirates By Ryan Hamilton-Davis IN YET another incident of piracy in waters between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, a young fisherman […]

  • Move to beef up sea patrols

    Aftermath of LNG tanker robbery. Move to beef up sea patrols Rhondor Dowlat In a bid to curb sea robberies, Minister of Transport Stephen Cadiz assured that security measures will […]

  • Armed robbery on board LNG tanker

    Armed robbers board ship and assault crew. Armed robbery on board LNG tanker An armed robbery occurred on board the LNG Tanker Virgo Gas on 28 June 2014 at 2200 […]