Trinidad and Tobago

"Backward-facing footprints, spirits" - Former NBA great writes book about Trinidad

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written the Sherlock Holmes spin-off novel Mycroft Holmes, and it is getting good reviews.

The retired professional basketballer teamed-up with screenwriter Anna Waterhouse to co-write the book, which is set in England and Trinidad.

The story centres on Sherlock Holmes' older brother Mycroft, a recent university graduate working for the British Secretary of State for War.

$4.5 million in drugs seized

Five men are now in police custody in relation to 4.5 million in drugs found in the Central area today.

According to reports police also recovered several firearms and ammunition.
The exercise took place in Freeport and Felicity by officers assigned to Central division's major crimes unit, Task Force and Operational Unit.
In the first incident, three men were held in a vehicle in Freeport.

Machel Montano to be honoured by American Foundation for The University of West Indies

The American Foundation for The University of West Indies has listed soca artiste Machel Montano among the honourees of it's Legacy Awards.

This award is given to individuals of Caribbean heritage who, through their efforts and contribution to community have been able to shine a global spotlight on issues impacting the Caribbean.

The following is a statement from the University of the West Indies on the topic: