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The Coronavirus Outbreak

USC closes, transitions to virtual classes

The University of the Southern Caribbean issued the following statement: The University of the Southern Caribbean has closed the...

Travel Agents inundated with cancellations; restaurants in crisis

Hospitality industry business owners say the travel and restaurant businesses are being hard hit with the current COVID-19 crisis

Movietowne closes tomorrow

Movietowne has announced that it will close all of its locations from Wednesday, March 18 as a result of the spread of...

Couva Point Lisas Chamber wants tax deferrals to cope with loss...

The Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce (CPLCC) says the business community could go under unless the Government extends a helping hand, during this COVID-19 crisis.

Parliament sittings to continue

The following is a statement by the Parliament: Please note regular sittings of the Senate and House of Representatives...

UWI considers online classes amid COVID-19 shutdown

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) St. Augustine Campus is aware that there are many questions following the announcement from...

Ministry: 96 tested, 5 confirmed cases

The following is a statement by the Ministry of Health: As part of the national drive to safeguard the...

Only 25 allowed at crematorium, exercise area closed at Nelson Mandela...

The Port-of-Spain City Corporation has issued the following statement: PORT OF SPAIN ANNOUNCES COVID 19 STRATEGY in support of...

Amidst COVID-19, Christian churches must step up to their responsibility

Pastor Dr Winston Cuffie of Miracle Ministries International, says churches must ensure the population is not paralysed by fear...

Massy Stores offers special hours for senior citizens and differently-abled

Massey Stores issued the advisory in its social media, stating that senior citizens and differently-abled persons will be served at special opening hours.


Tabaquite man gunned down

One day after celebrating his birthday, a 31-year-old man was gunned down at a business place in Tabaquite earlier today. Dead is...

US researchers share COVID-19 vaccine with the world

Using traditional technology that can be scaled widely and cheaply, Corbevax offers a potential solution to vaccine inequity. By William...

Retired cop murdered

A retired police officer was found murdered at his home in Chaguanas this morning.    Daryl Jodha, 57,...

Store proprietor recalls near death from COVID

As she walked around her store—Secret Glow Skincare and Cosmetics in Town Centre Mall, Port-of-Spain, on Friday– it was still hard for Carlene Rivers...

$3 billion in suspicious transactions from 2020 to 2021

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) received 1,638 Suspicious Transaction Reports/Suspicious Activity reports valued at $3.1 billion over 2020 and 2021. Some $2 billion of that...