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Wednesday, April 14, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

COVID-19 forces changes to Catholic Mass in T&T

Changes to the way local Catholics are to conduct themselves and interact with each other and the clergy have been issued by the Archdiocese of Port of Spain, in its latest official statement on COVID-19...

Cuba announces COVID-19 cases, Italian tourists

Cuba confirmed its first cases of the new coronavirus on Wednesday, while its textile industry has been drafted to fabricate masks and the government...

WHO says coronavirus is deadlier than the flu

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says COVID-19 is dangerous because no one has immunity to it...

Archbishop suspends all Catholic masses

The Catholic Archdiocese has cancelled, with immediate effect, all masses across the country. A statement by Archbishop Jason Gordon...

35 negative samples for COVID-19

Trinidad and Tobago's Health Ministry reports that all 35 samples sent to CARPHA for testing have come back negative for COVID-19

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...

US expands Europe travel ban to include UK

The US travel ban, which already applies to 26 countries in Europe's Schengen area, is set to extend to include Britain...

Health Minister: “T&T prepared for when COVID-19 comes…”

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, has confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago has operationalised its National Pandemic Preparedness Plan, to ensure the country’s readiness...

Bankers Association says banks taking measures to protect staff and customers

The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) says they have been monitoring the global and regional developments as they relate to...

Health Ministry increases restrictions as coronavirus spreads

As the coronavirus spreads globally, five more countries have been added to this country's travel restriction. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says as...



Dangerous pyroclastic flows coming from La Soufriere

The La Soufriere Volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines continues to erupt, with the latest explosive eruption including a massive pyroclastic density...

Met Office: 20% chance of ashfall in T&T

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Office said yesterday there is a low potential for the ash fall from the volcanic eruption in St Vincent...

TRHA: 35 persons in quarantine after interactions with Dr. Rowley

Over 35 persons in Tobago are in quarantine after Prime Minister Dr.Keith Rowley tested positive for COVID -19 on April 6.

Labourer charged with sexual assault granted $175,000 bail

Twenty-year-old labourer Keron Bholawas was granted $175,000 bail when he appeared in court today charged with three counts of sexual penetration against...

NCPTA recommends one day of classroom interaction for form one students

The NCPTA is now recommending one day of classroom interaction for form one students. It comes on the day thousands of students...