Trinidad and Tobago

Two more cases of Zika discovered in Trinidad

Two more cases of the Zika virus have been discovered in Trinidad, bringing the number to three.

The Ministry of Health says it has found two cases in a Romaine, San Fernando testing positive for Zika.

The following is the statement from the Ministry of Health: 

US report: "T&T achieves considerable gains in fight against narcotics; major trafficker extradited"

The United States Department of State says Trinidad and Tobago has made considerable accomplishments in the fight against illegal narcotics in 2015, including the extradition of a major drug trafficker.

Its findings are in the 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) released on Wednesday.

The report shows an increase in the amount of drugs seized by law enforcement officers in 2015, over the previous year.