A 'PH' driver, who was charged for possession of four detonators, has been granted bail of $300,000 for the Clerk of the Peace approval by a Tunapuna magistrate.
Jervon Gilkes, 27, who is originally from Maloney, on Friday morning appeared before first court magistrate Adrian Dharmanie.
He was not called upon to plead.
Gilkes was charged by PC Valmiki Lalsingh of the Northern Division Special Investigations Unit.
The court heard that on June 14 Gilkes was arrested at his home at National Avenue in Mount Hope during an intelligence-led operation.
A new group of 735 secondary school teachers from 77 schools in Trinidad and seven schools in Tobago have successfully completed the Ministry of Education’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) Teacher Professional Development Programme.
The training is to empower teachers of all subject areas with the competencies to integrate ICT into their teaching and learning methodologies.
Teachers were awarded the Level II - Knowledge Deepening Certification at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga produced his best bowling at the ICC World Cup as Sri Lanka pulled off a stunning 20-run upset of pre-tournament favourites and hosts England at Headingley, Leeds, Friday.
Defending 232 in the second innings, Malinga returned figures of four wickets for 43 runs as England were skittled out for 212 - their second loss of the tournament.
Malinga removed the heart of the England batting order in two spells, including the scalps of Jonny Bairstow (0), James Vince (14), Joe Root (57) and Jos Butler (10).
The Carli Bay Fish Festival received a timely injection of cash to the tune of $100,000 on Friday morning from the Proman Group that operates at the Point Lisas Industrial Estate.
The cheque was handed over to the Carli Bay Fishermen Association at the Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce facilities at Camden Road.
Collis Williams, manager at Proman, said the company controls IPS, Methanol Holdings and Denovo among others, plan to share what it can with the fence line communities and take an active role in upcoming events.
Investigating officers are yet to establish a motive in the killing of a man from Carapichaima, who was found with his throat slit.
The man, who was identified as Nicholas Murphy, 43, also bore multiple stab wounds to the head.
The Caribbean Tourism Market is experiencing unprecedented levels of growth, but while many Caribbean Islands are celebrating this rebound, T&T will be left out of the celebration as this country recorded one of the weakest performances in the region.
Days after launching his political party, former independent senator Nikoli Edwards has resigned from the Procurement Board of T&T. He submitted his resignation letter dated today to the chairman of the Procurement Board Moonilal Lalchan.
On Saturday, Edwards launched the Progressive Party, at the Harris Promenade, San Fernando, and announced plans contest all seats in the upcoming general election.
Police are currently at Harris Promenade, San Fernando, where an Arouca man was shot this morning. The incident took place in the vicinity of two schools.
Preliminary reports are that the victim, who has not been identified, was in San Fernando with his brother to purchase a car. They had $27,000 in cash with them and had arranged to meet with the seller on Harris Promenade.