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Saturday, May 8, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Give sweet eyes instead of hugs, says priest

[email protected] Instead of greeting people with hugs and handshakes, Roman Catholic priest Father David Khan yesterday urged worshippers to give “sweet eyes,” (winks) and peace...

CARPHA: Be wary of private labs’ tests

[email protected] The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Ministry of Health have advised that CARPHA has the only accredited laboratory in the region to...

Oil plunges 20% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices are plunging as a dispute among producers could lead a global economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash...

Health Ministry: No COVID-19 case in T&T at this time

Officials of the Ministry of Health is again warning the public about disseminating fake news about positive cases of COVID-19 on this country.

“T&T under crime, economy and coronavirus woes,” says Bhoe Tewarie

The Caroni Central MP says the global coronavirus outbreak is only the latest in a long series of blows to the national psyche....

Coronavirus forces GraceKennedy to restrict staff travel

Jamaican-based company GraceKennedy (GK) has limited travel by its staff in a response to the Coronavirus outbreak. In a recent investor briefing, Don Wehby...

CMO talks to suppliers COVID-19 cuts drugs from India

Rishard Khan [email protected] India's restriction on the export of certain drugs due to supply issues caused by the global novel coronavirus outbreak could affect Trinidad and...

Prison and Fire Services unions want Public Service Commission replaced

Members of the Prison Service and Fire Service are calling on the President of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Paula Mae Weekes, to look...

Deyalsingh urges common sense on travel to COVID-hit countries

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh is urging citizens to “use common sense” to protect themselves against COVID-19, especially if they are thinking about travelling through...

Principals told

SHARLENE RAMPERSAD [email protected] As fears of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) grow across the world, the Education Ministry says school principals have been instructed to...



ICYMI: New COVID Measures


Chan’s amazing vocals break the internet

When Chan, a homeless man, in San Fernando saw a group of people recording him singing earlier this week, little did he know they...

Dying patients admitting to breaking COVID protocols, partying

Renuka Singh The first days of May have already produced more than half the total number of COVID-19 patients in all of April. Epidemiologist Dr Avery...

20 arrested and charged with breach of COVID regulations

Twenty persons were arrested and charged yesterday by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, Charford Court Base, for breach of the Covid-19...

Adverse Weather Alert issued for T&T

Trinidad and Tobago is under an Adverse Weather Alert from 5 am to 6 pm today. The Met Office says there is...