Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles believes a better relationship between the public and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is the key to success in the fight against crime.
Charles and Chief Administrator Raye Sandy has met with members of the Tobago Division of the TTPS, including acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Garfield Moore and acting Senior Superintendent Joanne Archie, to discuss the issue of crime in Tobago and crime-reduction measures being enforced.
Trinidadian Islamic scholar David Muhammad is accusing Caribbean governments of paying too much attention to the so-called Islamic State and too little to the ballooning murder rates.
The Nation of Islam representative for Trinidad and Tobago and the Eastern Caribbean told a gathering at the Crumpton Street headquarters of the Clement Payne Movement that the region’s political leaders were seeking to please the United States by beefing up anti-ISIS legislation while violence among their nationals was wrecking Caribbean communities.
Angered by the escalating crime rate, especially domestic-related murders in the last month, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley last night called on women to choose their male companions more wisely.
Rowley was speaking during the first in a series of 14 Conversations with the Prime Minister public meetings at the amphitheatre of the Maloney Shopping Mall, when he referred to spate of killings of women in recent times.