CURFEW BETWEEN 11PM AND 4AM
Tuesday, 13 Septemeber, 2011
(6:00pm) PM announces new hotspot areas: MORUGA, CLAXTON BAY, CEDROS, MALONEY, LA HORQUETTA, CALY BAY, DOW VILLAGE, MC BEAN, CHASE VILLAGE
Wednesday, 7th September, 2011
(2:40PM) The national community is reminded of the National Hotlines established to share information with the members of the Protective Services. The Hotlines are 800-0699 and 800-0700.
Sunday 4th September, 2011
(4:00PM) The motion to extend the State of Emergency for a further three months has been passed – 29 members voted for while 10 voted against there were no abstentions. PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar also announced a change in the curfew hours to 11pm to 4am effective Monday September 5th.
Saturday 3rd September, 2011
(11:58PM) Parliament has just been adjourned until 10am Sun 4th September when debate will continue on the current State of Emergency. Votes taken for adjournment were Yes:29 No:9 Abstentions:0
Friday 2nd September, 2011
(3:30PM) 1,143 arrested during State of Emergency
Coast Guard, acting on intelligence, seized a vessel with four persons onboard, including two Trinidadians and confiscated cocaine with a street value of $3.2 million on board the vessel.
Wednesday 31st August,2011
PUBLIC ADVISORY – NO FIREWORKS DISPLAY
August 31, 2011. Port of Spain. Members of the National Community are advised that the traditional Independence Day fireworks display will not be conducted this year.
Tuesday 30th August, 2011
(3:00PM) 820 persons have been arrested since for the duration of the State of Emergency
Monday 29th August, 2011
(4:00PM) Contact numbers for police stations across TT http://ht.ly/6fRK2
(3:30PM) PM has announced that the State of Emergency will be extended. No further details given.
PM Persad-Bissessar denied accusations from members of the public that the curfew and arrests were race oriented and designed to target a certain group in the society.
Sunday 28th August, 2011
(12:30PM) Curfew Regulation amended:
1. Fine for breaking curfew increased to $3000 or 6 months in prison.
2. Anyone found to be harbouring criminals or in possession of illegal guns is liable to $5000 fine or 1 year in prison
(12:15PM) National Security Media Briefing: CoP Gibbs says from 8am yesterday and 8am today: 117 persons arrested. 26 gang related, 26 drug related, 16 breaking curfew, 31 serious crime, 15 outstanding warrant
Saturday 27th August, 2011
Government will place advertisements in the media advising citizens of their rights during a State of Emergency and likewise the powers of the security forces during this time;
Duo held in $9,600 suite
Soldiers called to PM’s side ….Protest at St Paul Street
Friday 26th August, 2011
32 charged under new Anti-Gang Act
Man, 26, stabbed to death during row with woman
CJ names 3 lawyers to Review Tribunal
Thursday 25th August, 2011
(6:30PM) STATE OF EMERGENCY TOLL FREE HOTLINE NUMBERS ARE 800-0699 AND 800-0700. These numbers are to provide information/intelligence on criminal activity.
(4:15PM) Arrests totals so far: 315 [ 115 Gang related, 12 Homicide related, 65 Drug related, 9 Firearm related, 11 serious offences, 86 Outstanding warrants ]
(4:00PM) Change in Visiting Hours at San Fernando General Hospital http://ht.ly/6cYWC
(3:00PM) Airport Authority of TT – Media Release http://ht.ly/6cVt6
Wednesday 24th August, 2011
(3:00PM) With reports of panic buying NP assures no shortage of fuel http://ht.ly/6bR6G
(2:30PM) The AG also advised of a National Hotline being established within the next 24 hours and the public will be appraised.
(2:00PM) As at 8:00a.m. today, one hundred and seventeen persons  were taken into custody, 56 of which are related to gangs, 48 related to narcotics, 4 related to possession of illegal firearms, 1 related to homicide, and 8 others related to other serious crimes
(10:00AM) The school term, which is scheduled to begin on September 5, will not be affected by the country’s State of Emergency.
Tuesday 23rd August, 2011
(6:30PM) PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar update on State of Emergency http://ht.ly/6aYJ7
(6:19PM) Accomodation is being made to deal with departing and arriving passengers at our national airports.
(1:00PM) Independence day Firework celebrations cancelled
(12:10PM) American Airlines (AA) resume flights into TT after cancellations yesterday. Announced by Minister Sandy a moment ago.
Monday 22nd August, 2011
(9:15PM) Defence Force Hotline for State of Emergency, Trinidad Tobago – 634-3221
(8:54PM) ISSUANCE OF CURFEW PERMITS. The TTPS notes there are two categories for Curfew Permits. They are as follows: http://ht.ly/69ZMc
(7:50PM) From the Port Authority: Due to the limited hours of operations, the 1.30pm sailing of the TT Express from POS on Thursdays, Fridays Mondays have had to be cancelled. TT Express shall be rescheduled to depart POS at 8.30 am Scarborough at 4.00 pm daily, except Wednesdays when it departs Scarborough at 12.00 noon. The 10.00 am sailing of the TT Express from Scarborough will be cancelled on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays. Persons with ferry tickets for the cancelled sailings will be accommodated, as space becomes available on any of the day’s sailings. The sailings of the TT Spirit will remain as scheduled.
(5:49PM) via Caribbean Airlines – We have been advised that all passengers travelling out of Piarco International Airport must travel with 2 forms of photo ID and their travel itinerary. Those coming to Trinidad must keep all their travel documents including boarding tickets. All our flights are operating according to our normal schedule.
(5:25PM) Minister of Transport Senator Devant Maharaj announced on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 that all bus and maxi taxi services will end at 8 p.m. from tonight. Read more here: http://ht.ly/69RZY
(3:00PM) With immediate effect, all Hi-Lo stores nationwide, FoodMasters and LBs will be closed daily at 6:00 p.m. to allow staff to get home safely. Please be guided accordingly.
(2:56PM) MEDIA RELEASE: OFFICE OF THE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR COUVA NORTH http://ht.ly/69IIo
(2:44PM) Hi-Lo Food Stores wishes to inform all customers that due to the current situation in the country, all our stores will be closing at 6:00 p.m. to allow all their employees to get home safely and in a timely manner.
(2:20PM) Proclamation and Emergency Powers Regulations 2011 http://ht.ly/69GaK
(2:10PM) Breakdown of State of Emergency Areas: http://ht.ly/69Fc0
(1:00PM) Persons travelling out of the airport can apply for passes near the domestic terminal
(12:55PM) Public can apply for passes at their local police Stations and is asked to have two forms of picture ID on them in lieu of required passes
(7:00AM) AG Anand Ramlogan: Affected areas are the following…
City of Port of Spain; City of San Fernando; Borough of Arima; Borough of Chaguanas; Diego Martin Regional Corporation; San Juan Laventille Regional Corporation
PM declares limited state of emergency – http://ht.ly/69xHG
Sunday 21st August, 2011
(9:00PM) BREAKING NEWS: Limited State of Emergency declared – http://ht.ly/69xKh
Mt Lambert residents fed up Flooding, crime plague community – http://ht.ly/69xSC
Toughen gun laws, says Rowley – http://ht.ly/69xW6
Saturday 20th August, 2011
Seven murdered yesterday – http://ht.ly/69xMP
Woman murdered in Point Lisas by man on bicycle – http://ht.ly/69xPU