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Saturday, May 28, 2022


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Health Ministry confirms: over 900 persons tested for COVID-19, thus far

Some 919 persons have been tested, thus far, for COVID-19 infection in Trinidad and Tobago. 107 of them have tested positive for the disease.

Blind Welfare Association wants COVID-19 response plans to be more inclusive

The Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association (TTBWA) is calling on Government to ensure that all its response plans to the current COVID-19 crisis in the country are inclusive, and mindful of the needs of persons living with disabilities.

Army helps build temporary Shelter for Street Dwellers

The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force has teamed up with the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services to construct temporary shelter at the Centre for Displaced Persons for street dwellers.

EU provides €8M Grant to combat coronavirus in the Caribbean

The Caribbean’s fight against COVID-19 has just received a major financial boost from the European Union, to the tune of 8 million euro (US$8.6M).

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

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…

Business chambers recommend creation of a National Recovery Fund

Local business chambers are recommending that Government launch a National Recovery Fund, as well as additional tax credits for employees, and income support for self-employed persons, in light of the COVID-19 crisis in the country.

Private security firms to carry out mobile patrols in residential communities

Several private security firms have been engaged by the Government to carry out mobile patrols in residential communities until May 5th.

Soroptimist International of San Fernando brings pandemic relief to Migrants

Soroptimist International of San Fernando, with the support of the corporate sector, has teamed up with the La Romaine Migrant Support Group (LARMS) to ensure the basic food needs of migrants are met.

Hydroxychloroquine should be sold by prescription only

Ryan Bachoo spoke to Pharmaceutical Society of TT President Junia Forde Walcott on the Morning Brew. She says the shortage of Hydroxychloroquine...


Weather Forecast for May 28

Weather Forecast for May 28 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCcmnys57QE

Over 80 people accused of child abuse in the last 8 months at children’s...

Revelations that at least 85 people have been accused of child abuse in the last 8 months alone. Now the minister of...

Union march

In the largest protest since the onset of the pandemic, thousands of public sector workers took to the streets of Port-of-Spain rather...

Fire destroys apartment building in Princes Town

Over a dozen people are homeless tonight after a fire destroyed an apartment building in Princes Town. Among the affected is a...

Union leaders say march is just the beginning

They called on workers to support them as they intend to continue pressuring the government to bring a higher wage increase offer...