Trinidad and Tobago

latest news headlines

CCJ orders release of men on death row in Barbados.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad , The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice on Tuesday quashed the convictions of the two men , Vincent Edwards and Richard Haynes , who were sentenced to death for murder committed in Barbados in 2006.The men were set free on Tuesday, after being imprisoned since 2007.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

New Discoveries To Kickstart Trinidad And Tobago's Energy Sector.

Early last month BP and its Spanish partner Repsol announced that their joint venture, BP Trinidad and Tobago , had made significant gas finds in fields off the coast of Trinidad. According to statements issued by both companies, BPTT's Savannah and Macadamia exploration wells had identified approximately 2trn cu feet of ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Arrest Over a Facebook Rant Brings Trinidad & Tobago's Cybercrime Legislation Into Sharp Focus.

"Overbroad content offences are always illegitimate, but are particularly dangerous online, where many people are still in the process of discovering their voice."

- Global Voices - US

Up-and-Coming Trinidadian Soca Singer Devon Matthews' Journey Comes to an End.

The 36-year-old, whose "star was on the rise", collapsed after performing at a Carnival band launch and was rushed to hospital, where he could not be revived.

- Global Voices - US

Is the Legalisation of Marijuana in Trinidad & Tobago an 'Idea Whose Time Has Come'?.

"The only ones benefiting from keeping marijuana illegal are the drug gangs and they will be forced out of business by legitimate dealers..."

- Global Voices - US

Having a Kick Around in the Caribbean.

Despite massive investment, football is yet to truly take off in the region. The Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain is the largest in Trinidad and Tobago, with capacity for up to 27,000 people. But only a few hundred have turned up to watch the match between Trinidadian club Central FC and Cibao, a team from the ...

- IWPR - UK

Having a Kick Around in the Caribbean.

The Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain is the largest in Trinidad and Tobago, with capacity for up to 27,000 people. But only a few hundred have turned up to watch the match between Trinidadian club Central FC and Cibao, a team from the Dominican Republic. Trinidad and Tobago hosted last month's 2017 Caribbean ...

- IWPR - UK

Feed