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Tuesday, September 22, 2020


The Coronavirus Outbreak

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...

Prison and Fire Services unions want Public Service Commission replaced

Members of the Prison Service and Fire Service are calling on the President of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Paula Mae Weekes, to look...

Principals told

SHARLENE RAMPERSAD [email protected] As fears of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) grow across the world, the Education Ministry says school principals have been instructed to...

Deyalsingh urges common sense on travel to COVID-hit countries

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh is urging citizens to “use common sense” to protect themselves against COVID-19, especially if they are thinking about travelling through...

COVID-19 forces changes to Catholic Mass in T&T

Changes to the way local Catholics are to conduct themselves and interact with each other and the clergy have been issued by the Archdiocese of Port of Spain, in its latest official statement on COVID-19...



Three charged with baby's kidnapping

One woman and two men have been charged with the kidnapping of nine-month-old Sophia Rivas which occurred on September 15, 2020. Anjali De Gannes, 19,...

Scientists find a potential way to stop coronavirus in its tracks

A druggable pocket in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein that could be used to stop the virus from infecting human cells has been discovered by an international team of scientists led by the University of Bristol.

Citizens told to adapt to flooding

Citizens are being told they must now adapt to the flooding situation affecting this country.

Two Scotiabank branches closed after positive COVID cases confirmed

Two branches of Scotiabank have been closed temporarily and enhanced health and safety protocols implemented, following confirmation of a COVID-19 positive case at each location.

Inmate ID as suspect in killing of prison officer

Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant A prisoner on remand has been pointed out in connection with the murder of prison officer Sherwin Francis. The inmate...