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Monday, June 14, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

TTMA ready to continue “Vaccinate to Operate” initiative

Another major COVID-19 vaccination drive at the Divali Nagar site will be carried out on Sunday 13th June 2021, another instalment in the ‘Vaccinate to Operate’ initiative, spearheaded by the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).

Heritage confirms COVID-19 positive cases

There currently are five COVID-19 positive cases recorded at Heritage Petroleum Company Limited, according to an official statement released by the company, today.

Heads of RHA’s to meet with ministry today: Second day of...

Anna-Lisa Paul The Ministry of Health’s (MoH) new vaccine rollout system has been described as a failure and is being heavily criticised for falling flat...

Opposition Leader: Terrence Deyalsingh must go

In a press release issued today, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar stated that "For a second consecutive day Trinidad and Tobago has...

14 COVID deaths, 273 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 14 additional COVID related deaths bringing the total number of deaths to 630. There are currently...

6th Police officer succumbs to Covid-19

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) paid tribute to Assistant Superintendent of Police (Ag.) Anil Mannick, who succumbed to illness on...

Elderly have a rough time getting their COVID jabs

Elderly and middle-aged persons wishing to take the COVID-19 vaccine had a hard time getting selected at public health facilities in Central Trinidad on Thursday June 10th.

Chaguanas Chamber looks for 2,000 vaccines

Richie Sookhai, President of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) has confirmed that his organization has entered into talks with the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), and the Supermarkets Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT), to use their infrastructure to vaccinate Chamber members and their staff.

Point Fortin man sentenced 90 days hard labour for breach of...

A 23-year-old unemployed man of Point Fortin, who pleaded guilty to breaching the Emergency Powers Regulations, was sentenced to 90 days with...

Tobago suspends walk-in vaccinations

The Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) says it will not vaccinate people unless they have an appointment.



At death’s door – Man says vaccine saved him from COVID-19

DEBRA WANSER, SUNDAY GUARDIAN EDITOR [email protected] COVID-19 survivor CHRISTOPHER ALLEYNE: It is Thursday morning–May 27–and I am COVID-19 positive, hooked up to an oxygen tank and lying...

Second exemption for AG’s children under query

Questions are being raised about an exemption granted for the daughter of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi to re-enter the country after travelling to Madrid,...

Tobago man killed after receiving death threat in calabash

A Mason Hall man, who was allegedly sent a message in a calabash with flowers and scripture verses, was killed in a...

US donates Pfizer vaccines to T&T

The following is a news release from the Ministry of National Security. "Port of Spain: The Ministry of National Security, wishes to advise that it...

Tobagonians outraged by comedian’s ridicule

By Casandra Thompson-Forbes  A comedy bit on Tobago, performed by upcoming comedian Kyle Hernandez has been described as insulting,...