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The Coronavirus Outbreak

Shoppers practise physical distancing at Chaguanas Market

A trip to the Chaguanas Market on Saturday shows customers complying with the COVID-19 Regulations and practice social distancing from each other...

TTUTA Exec: Expect schools to remain closed longer

TTUTA's Second Vice-President says T&T’s primary and secondary schools could remain closed for much longer than originally thought, because of the COVID-19 crisis.

T&T borders still too porous; foreign nationals still coming in illegally—SRC...

SRC Chairman Dinesh Sankersingh says T&T’s porous borders make it easy for foreign nationals to enter illegally, some of whom may be carrying COVID-19, increasing the risk of a worse outbreak, here.

UNC urges citizens to wear masks when in public

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar also encourages citizens to stay at home, in accordance with the COVID-19 regulations, but says if they must leave home, they should wear masks.

Third bar owner charged with breaching COVID-19 Regulations

TAMASHRAJ RAMKISSOON, owner of Tom's Bar and Liquor Mart in Freeport, is the third bar owner to be charged with breaching the current COVID-19 Regulations.

T&T has 104 confirmed COVID-19 cases; deaths now at 7

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Trinidad and Tobago rises to 104. The number of confirmed deaths is 7, with the latest death occurring in Tobago.

Pointe-a-Pierre MP urges Government to get aid to citizens quicker

UNC Deputy Political Leader and Member of Parliament for Pointe-a-Pierre, Dr David Lee, wants Government to cut the red tape and get the various COVID-19 relief packages to citizens quicker…

Tobago records first COVID-19 death

The THA's Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development reports that Tobago has recorded its first COVID-19 death...

CoP launches investigation into Sangre Grande protest

The following is a press release from the TTPS: Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, has launched an immediate...

T&T now has 103 cases of covid-19

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health: As part of the national drive to safeguard...



Coast Guard seaman shot dead, investigation on

by Mark BassantAn ordinary seaman attached to the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) in Staubles Bay was accidentally shot and killed after his...

“Don’t blame me, all vending is illegal”

Hema Ramkissoon spoke with Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith on the Morning Brew. He reiterates that the TTPS operates within the remit...

TTPS clarifies its position and the new COVID-19 Regulations on street food

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, have sought to clarify the TTPS’ recent handling of street food vendors, in light of the current COVID-19 Regulations…

Mothers-to-be turn to Mamatoto

With the current COVID-19 crisis, more mothers-to-be are re-thinking giving birth in hospital, and looking to the Mamatoto Resource and Birth Centre in Belmont, as an alternative.