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The Coronavirus Outbreak

Energy Minister: We could be hurt severely

[email protected] Energy Minister Franklin Khan has admitted that if the ongoing price-war between Saudi Arabia and Russia continues for a prolonged period this country could...

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

Cadet Major: COVID-19 hype unwarranted

Even as the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpassed 100,000 this weekend, Major Rodney Brown of the T&T Cadet Force believes there...

Give sweet eyes instead of hugs, says priest

[email protected] Instead of greeting people with hugs and handshakes, Roman Catholic priest Father David Khan yesterday urged worshippers to give “sweet eyes,” (winks) and peace...

CARPHA: Be wary of private labs’ tests

[email protected] The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Ministry of Health have advised that CARPHA has the only accredited laboratory in the region to...

Oil plunges 20% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices are plunging as a dispute among producers could lead a global economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash...

Health Ministry: No COVID-19 case in T&T at this time

Officials of the Ministry of Health is again warning the public about disseminating fake news about positive cases of COVID-19 on this country.

“T&T under crime, economy and coronavirus woes,” says Bhoe Tewarie

The Caroni Central MP says the global coronavirus outbreak is only the latest in a long series of blows to the national psyche....

Coronavirus forces GraceKennedy to restrict staff travel

Jamaican-based company GraceKennedy (GK) has limited travel by its staff in a response to the Coronavirus outbreak. In a recent investor briefing, Don Wehby...

CMO talks to suppliers COVID-19 cuts drugs from India

Rishard Khan [email protected] India's restriction on the export of certain drugs due to supply issues caused by the global novel coronavirus outbreak could affect Trinidad and...


Health minister: No one was hurt in traffic accident

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says no one was hurt in a traffic accident he was involved in this morning. In a press...

What does it mean for COVID-19 to be endemic?

Some European countries such as Spain are making tentative plans for when they might start treating COVID-19 as an “endemic” disease, but the World Health Organization and other officials have warned that the world is nowhere close to declaring the pandemic over.

T&T records 1063 new COVID cases, highest daily toll ever recorded

The Ministry of Health has recorded 18 additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 3256. There are...

30-nil… Mia Mottley wins second term in landslide victory

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has created history once again with a second consecutive 30-0 victory at the polls for her Barbados Labour Party (BLP), according to a report in the Barbados newspaper, Nation News.

Two men charged with couple’s kidnapping

Two men are expected to appear in the Arima Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 20th January 2022, after they were jointly charged with kidnapping for ransom.