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New school term begins September 1st

It is official the new school term begins on September 1st. However, Education Minister Dr. Nyan Gadsby Dolly says online learning and teaching will be conducted during the new term until further notice. Dr. Gadsby Dolly was speaking at a … Continue reading

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2 more COVID deaths in T&T

There have been 2 more COVID-19 related deaths in Trinidad and Tobago. This brings the total number of fatalities to 17. A release from the Ministry of Health this morning said the 2 were elderly males with co-morbidities. It said … Continue reading

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Some party supporters in Jamaica not pleased with clamp down on campaigning due to coronavirus spread

Some party supporters in Jamaica are not pleased with efforts to clamp down on campaigning for the upcoming Election. Motorcades and rallies, which are usually hosted by the parties contesting Elections, have been stopped. So far the parties are committing … Continue reading

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Over half a million in cash found during police exercise

Over half a million dollars in cash is found during an anti-crime exercise in the Northern Division District. Officers of the Area East Operations Unit made the find on Tuesday in La Horquetta. According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police … Continue reading

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Blowout at a meeting of the Port of Spain City Corporation

The administration at the Port of Spain City Corporation is being accused of poor management. The accusation is coming from the Council Members. Yesterday saw very heated exchanges at the Statutory Meeting of the Council, with several interventions by Mayor … Continue reading

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CoP issues warning notice to ACP Hackshaw

Police Commissioner has issued a warning notice to Assistant Commissioner of Police, Irwin Hackshaw. It is the first step in the disciplinary process as outlined in the Police Service Regulations. The warning is to be put in writing and is … Continue reading

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3 teenaged Venezuelan pose no threat to public

An assurance that the missing 3 teenaged Venezuelan girls pose no threat to the public. The girls fled the quarantine facility at the University of the West Indies Canada Hall in St. Augustine. The girls are 14, 15 and 17 … Continue reading

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THA Chief Secretary calls for full brunt of law for persons breaking quarantine

Chief Secretary Ancil Dennis is calling for the full brunt of the law to be used on persons who break quarantine.  His call came mere hours after the Ministry of Health announced that they would start allowing COVID positive persons … Continue reading

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Persons need to change their behaviour to flatten the curve says CMO

CMO Dr. Parasram says there is a chance to flatten the curve if persons change their behaviour. Yesterday he referred to a graph, which tracks the period leading to the spike in cases. While no mention was made of the … Continue reading

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Home quarantine to become the new normal

The Ministry of Health is clearing house as it prepares for the growing number of COVID-19 positive cases. State sanctioned home quarantine is being encouraged. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Roshan Parasram told the COVID-19 news conference, some patients are to … Continue reading

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