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Wednesday, April 14, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Chief Medical Officer says no Covid-19 case in T&T

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Roshan Parasram, has dismissed rumours that there is a suspected case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in T&T.

Man, 66, is T&T’s second COVID-19 case

A 66-year-old man who travelled abroad less than 14 days ago is this country’s second confirmed case of COVID-19. The Ministry of Health released a...

Coronavirus misinformation

How many of you have fallen victim to fake news about the coronavirus? Chances are, in this technological age, misinformation...

Economist: Government on right track maintaining expenditure

Economist Dr Indera Sagewan advises Government, not only to maintain expenditure, but to consider re-positioning where the spending occurs, during this time of economic shocks

Maria Regina families forced into self-quarantine

A nightmare. This is how parents’ of students attending the Maria Regina Grade School in Port-of-Spain yesterday described how their lives had turned following the...

Business Watch: Markets in meltdown as oil prices plunge

Oil prices are crashing amid billowing fears of the novel coronavirus. The fall in prices since the start of...

“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....

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...

Muslims willing to assist with coronavirus fight—Ummah T&T

The Ummah T&T chairman says they will be hosting a medical clinic on March 29, at which citizens would be able to go health tests and checks...

East-based schools fear exposure to virus

[email protected] There were high levels of anxiety among students and staff at an east-based secondary school yesterday, where it is believed several people were exposed...



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...