Influenza vaccinations have run low in some health centres as public demand grows with the threat of the deadly H1N1 virus.
At the Pleasantville Health Centre, scores of people were turned away as supplies ran low. Only 162 people received vaccinations at the Penal Health Centre while vaccinations at Marabella and Roy Joseph in San Fernando also ran out.
Within a few hours on Monday, a total of 14 drivers were slapped with more than $60,000 in fines for various traffic offences commited over the weekend.
The drivers appeared before Magistrate Anslem Leander in the San Fernando Traffic Court.
The charges included driving under the influence, failing to provide a specimen of breath, dangerous driving, failing to produce driver's permit, driving without insurance and failing to wear a seatbelt.
The 11-year-old girl who fell from a Maloney apartment building yesterday remains in hospital.
Rihanna Reid, who fell four storeys is said to be sedated at the Pediatric Unit of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.
At the time of her fall, there was speculation that she had died, but it is believed that two awnings broke the child's fall.
In addition to being sedated, the child is also said to have suffered broken bones and other injuries.
Her condition is being monitored by hospital officials.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has been invited to visit Cuba, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said Tuesday.
The OPM said in a statement President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has extended an invitation to the prime minister for an official visit to Cuba at a mutually convenient date.
President Diaz-Canel used the invitation as an opportunity to convey a desire to continue strengthening the historic bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two nations, the OPM said.
The Tobago Business Chamber says it is saddened by the decision of Sandals Resorts International to pull out of Tobago.
The Chamber says the potential loss of associated projects would be catastrophic for the economy of Tobago.
The Tobago Chamber issued the following statement today:
"It is with great sadness and regret, that the Tobago Business Chamber notes the announcement of the withdrawal of the Sandals group from its proposed investment in the development of two major Brand Name Hotels in Tobago.
Nestled amid the lush forests where a thick canopy conceals flourishing marijuana plantations, lies the scenic community of Biche.
With a population of over 4,000, residents say the area is one of the most peaceful. The news that the Government is considering the decriminalisation of marijuana this year, some residents believe the fertile lands in Biche will now attract outsiders to their community and possibly disrupt their easy-going way of life.
It has been almost three years in the making but talented left-handed batsman Darren Bravo has been recalled to the West Indies Test Squad for the England series that begins here in the Caribbean later this month.
Bravo last represented the regional team in the longest format in October 2016 against Pakistan in Sharjah. He had scores of 11 and three in that match which the West Indies won by five wickets.