Trini

UK Royal Navy recruits pay for Trini's mom to surprise him at grad

A Trinidad and Tobago Royal Navy recruit got the surprise of his life when his mother turned up at his passing out parade in Plymouth, England, thanks to the generosity of a fellow trainee.

Recruit Quaci Crosby joined the Royal Navy in March and is among the latest group of trainee sailors celebrating the end of their 10-week basic training course at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall.

Another 'Trini' captured fighting for ISIS

One of the men who appeared in an ISIS video speaking about life in Trinidad and Tobago has been captured fighting with ISIS in Syria.

Several international news agencies, including the BBC and New York Times named him as 35-year-old Zaid Abed al-Hamid. 

The U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces confirmed the capture on Sunday. 

Al-Hamid is believed to have had dual citizenship, as he spent several years living in the United States.

Trini kills girlfriend, attempts suicide in NY

A Trinida­di­an-born man is cur­rent­ly un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion by New York City Po­lice for the mur­der of his girl­friend.

Ac­cord­ing to a re­port in the New York Dai­ly News, Romeo Bor­neo fa­tal­ly slashed his girl­friend Er­i­ca Re­naud with a knife, then slit his own wrists in what po­lice be­lieve was a mur­der-at­tempt­ed sui­cide in­side the cou­ple’s Brook­lyn apart­ment on Tues­day.

Of­fi­cers re­spond­ed to a 911 call around 5.10 am in­side the cou­ple’s fifth-floor apart­ment on Lef­ferts Av­enue near Ster­ling Street in Prospect-Lef­ferts Gar­dens.

'Trini' dies in Belize after excessive drinking

A 58-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national has been found dead inside a pick-up truck in Belize City, Belize, after a night of excessive drinking.

Police are yet to determine the cause of death of the man popularly known as "Trini" but whom friends call "Danny".

Close friend, Eric Pandy said he had warned him about his excessive drinking.

"I told him be careful. He drinks too much. He takes too much alcohol and I told him to please stop drinking too much. He said no," Pandy said.