Sanctions

Sanctions will apply if child refused medical help - SWRHA

CEO of the South West Re­gion­al Health Au­thor­i­ty (SWRHA) Kei­th Mc­Don­ald is promis­ing that if any em­ploy­ee is found cul­pa­ble in deny­ing a 13-month-old ba­by care at the Mara­bel­la Health Cen­tre on Fri­day, he or she will be sanc­tioned.

Mc­Don­ald said he had a pre­lim­i­nary re­port be­fore him yes­ter­day, but there were still out­stand­ing de­tails that are need­ed. He said the in­ves­ti­ga­tor will be speak­ing with staff at the health cen­tre soon.

Donald Trump: “Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the US”

US President Donald Trump is issuing a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran. This is following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country. He tweeted "Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.” Re-imposed sanctions took effect overnight and tougher ones relating to oil exports will begin in November. Iran's president said the measures were "psychological warfare" which aimed to "sow division among Iranians".
 

T&T facing possible sanctions from European Commission over fishing issue

The European Union has issued a warning to Trinidad & Tobago of possible sanctions, with a yellow card for being uncooperative in the fight against illegal fishing.

It was announced via a statement issued by the European Commission in Brussels today.

Kiribati and Sierra Leone have also been yellow-carded.

The statement says that "Trinidad and Tobago also has a large fleet operating internationally where authorities do not control or inspect foreign vessels, nor cooperate with relevant flag States."