Tag: Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard

3 Bodies Recovered After Being Sucked Into Underwater Pipeline In Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN — Rescuers in Trinidad and Tobago recovered the bodies of three welders, the country’s state energy company said on Monday, four days after the workers were sucked into an underwater 30-inch U-shaped pipeline. The body of another worker remains missing, according to a statement issued by state-owned Paria Trading Fuel Company. Five […]

14 Dead In Migrant Shipwreck Between Venezuela And Trinidad

CARACAS — The Venezuelan government said it had found 14 bodies after a ship carrying migrants bound for Trinidad and Tobago was wrecked en route this past weekend. The government said in a statement that 11 bodies were found by a Coast Guard patrol on Saturday afternoon, and “today, following up on the events that […]

‘Grandpa Guyana Coke Dealers’ Move $71 Million Worth of Cocaine Through Caribbean

CHRISTIANSTED – Four mostly elderly Guyanese men admitted in federal court that they tried to smuggle 8,300 pounds of cocaine into the Caribbean. Mohamed Hoseain, 70, and Richard La Cruz, 51, each of Georgetown, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock to possession of cocaine on board a vessel, U.S. Attorney […]