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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

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...

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...

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...


Arsonist called ‘The Resistance’ sets fire to Ministry of Health

by Sampson Nanton Two days before the General Election, an arsonist set fire to the Ministry of Health in...

8 new COVID cases, all from unknown sources

The Ministry of Health has announced 8 new COVID cases, bringing the total of new cases announced today to 15.

Kamla: Payment was for official business

Former prime minister, now Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, says payments made to her by her former special advisor Barry Padarath were for official business...

Adverse Weather Alert Issued for T&T

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued an Adverse Weather Alert #1 (Yellow Level) for Trinidad and Tobago.

Jearlean hits back at Rowley over vote-bribery claims

United National Congress (UNC) candidate for La Horquetta/Talparo Jearlean John has lambasted the Prime Minister and Political Leader of the People’s National Movement...