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Sunday, December 5, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

GECOM suspends verification

[email protected] The Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice Claudette Singh yesterday suspended the tabulation and verification of statements of the poll for Region...

Panic buying sets in across T&T

RADHICA DE SILVA [email protected] Terrified of facing food and pharmaceutical shortages because of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, citizens across the country have started...

Education Ministry denies reports of school closures

Education Minister Anthony Garcia says there are no immediate plans to close schools at this time. His announcement came hours after Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh...

Italian national urges T&T to take COVID-19 seriously

Chef Grini says he has no idea when he'd be able to return to T&T, the place he has called home for the past 15 years.

Govt bans cruise ship entry to T&T for rest of season

Health Min­is­ter Ter­rence Deyals­ingh says no cruise ships will be al­lowed to berth in ei­ther Trinidad or To­ba­go for the rest of...

Point Fortin Mayor: May cancel Borough Day festivities amid COVID-19 concerns

The Point Fortin Mayor says they are considering cancelling the 2020 Borough Day festivities because of the current global COVID-19 pandemic

CMO ready to ban public gatherings if needed

Heightened COVID-19 alert! Government’s plans to deal with the threat of the global virus includes launching a hotline next week for people to check symptoms,...

COVID-19 declared global pandemic

Rishard Khan [email protected] Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh says T&T has always been ahead of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in preparation for the novel coronavirus...

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...

Coronavirus update: Grenada University tells students to go home

St. George's University in Grenada has advised all its students to return home for the next month as a precautionary measure to protect staff...



Prominent Chen family members die from COVID-19

[email protected] Calls are being made for citizens to take COVID vaccinations seriously following the passing of two prominent members of a San Fernando family. Guardian...

Griffith: PM was interfering so I put him in his place

Former Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith said he was forced as Commissioner to “put Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in his place” because...

Spectacular light show in Gasparillo

RADHICA DE SILVA  [email protected]  Despite the threat of COVID, there is a spectacular light show on...

Montano’s opens chocolate factory

The three-generation family company Montano’s Chocolate has opened a factory in Arouca, which is expected to increase its production capacity by 460 per cent. “Making...

984 new COVID cases, 17 new deaths

The daily number infections from COVID-19 have come perilously close to one thousand, as the Ministry of Health recorded some 984 new positive cases today, Friday 3 December 2021.