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Man posing as security guard robs Caribbean Airlines | Caribbean


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad-  Caribbean Airline was robbed of more than TT$80,000 on Monday by a man posing as a security guard.

The thief managed to deceive employees at the Piarco International Airport by dressing in the uniform of the security company and claiming that he was there to conduct a cash in transit.

A total of TT$83,000 was then handed over to him by Caribbean Airlines employees who later learned that the man was an imposter.  

Trinidad police reported that they are currently searching for the bandit and that they are using all resources to retrieve the stolen money. 

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Man Pretending To Be Security Guard Robs Caribbean Air­lines In Trinidad | RJR News


In Trinidad, a man pretending to be a guard from a promi­nent security firm robbed Caribbean Air­lines of a large sum of mon­ey at Pi­ar­co In­ter­na­tion­al Air­port on Monday.

 

Po­lice said the bag con­tained close to $100,000.

 

It’s reported that the man went up to the counter af­ter 11 a.m. pre­tend­ing to be the se­cu­ri­ty of­fi­cer who had ar­rived to col­lect cash from sales.

 

Dionne Ligoure, CAL’s head of Cor­po­rate Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, con­firmed that an undis­closed sum of mon­ey was stolen.

 


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Trinidad and Tobago minister of national security bans illegal drug use and prostitution at parties


New National Security Minister, Stuart Young

By Caribbean News Now contributor

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinidad and Tobago’s minister of national security, Stuart Young, said on Tuesday that he has seen reports that there is to be an event taking place at an island off the north of Trinidad, described as a ‘Sex Island Party’, involving illegal drug use and prostitution.

Young said in a press release that he has asked local law enforcement and immigration to monitor this event and to make it known that such an event and that the suggested illegal actions to take place will not be tolerated by Trinidad and Tobago.

“The suggested illegality of drug use and prostitution is of concern to me and I have requested that positive action be taken to…

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After cathedral attack, security concerns highlighted in Central African Republic


YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – New reports say at least 48 people died during an attack on a Catholic cathedral in the Central African Republic last weekend.

The death toll from the Nov. 17 attack on Alindao Cathedral had originally been put at 37, which included two priests: Msgr. Blaise Mada, the vicar general for the diocese, and Father Célestin Ngoumbango, the pastor of Kongbo parish.

The bishops in the Central African Republic said they were following the developments with “consternation” and placed the blame for the attacks on militants from the Union pour la Paix en Centrafrique, or UPC.

The UPC is composed of former members of the Seleka, a Muslim militia that briefly took over the country in 2013.

The Christian-dominated Anti-Balaka militia then formed to fight the Seleka. French and…

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CARICOM seeks to re-introduce single airline passenger security check


High level officials at the opening ceremony of the ICAO Air Transport Conference in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking to re-introduce the single security check for direct transit passengers on multi-stop intra-community flights.

CARICOM secretary-general, Irwin LaRocque, acknowledged that this will no doubt be “a welcome initiative for regional travellers.”

He was at the time speaking at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Air Transport Conference on November 21, 2018 at the Guyana Conference Centre.

CARICOM had successfully implemented a single security check initiative during the region’s hosting of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007. With a pause in that arrangement, intra-region travellers…

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