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Thursday, May 19, 2022


The Coronavirus Outbreak

World Health Organization to young people: “You are not invincible”

The WHO's Director General tells young people they are not invincible and must take precautions to reduce COVID-19 infection risk...

Evangelical churches to suspend services for 14 days

The following is a statement by the T&T Council of Evangelical Churches: The TTCEC, in cooperation with the Government...

The UWI hosts virtual forum today on COVID-19 in the Caribbean

Today’s forum is themed, Caribbean Unity or Plurality—the regional response to COVID-19, and will examine the implementation and impact of various national policies across the region in dealing with the COVID-19 virus pandemic

Trump doesn’t think a national lockdown order is “necessary”

US President Donald Trump told reporters he'd moved the National Response Coordination Center — an office within the Federal Emergency Management Agency — into the "highest level of activation."

Change in ferry sailing times today

The Trinidad and Tobago Inter-Island Transportation Company is advising that the Galleons Passage will be leaving Trinidad today at Noon. It will leave Tobago at 4:30 pm.

Tobago supermarket reopens, new sanitizing procedures

Viewport Supermarket says it has put in place stringent sanitising measures, and have limited numbers of customers on its premises, to keep everyone safe.

Recreation facilities closed in Chaguanas

The Chaguanas Borough Corporation has closed recreation grounds under its control as part of several measures to control the spread of the...

EMA announces “online procedures only” from Friday

The EMA says several of its services will be accessed “online only”, from Friday 20 March 2020, as part of its anti-COVID-19 measures...

No COVID-19 screening at Caricom Jetty in POS

Port workers at the Caricom Jetty in Port-of-Spain are concerned about the lack of screening for COVID-19, of regional boat crews and sanitisation of docking boats.

T&TEC defers disconnections

The following is a press release from T&TEC: In recognition of the social and economic impact of the Covid-19...


Former resident recalls sexual ordeal at Chaguanas children’s home

A home that was not part of a recent report into children's residences is now facing allegations of abuse. Clevon Oliver is...

Chicken prices on the rise

Customers will now have to pay more for chicken as the price of poultry increases. But poultry owners say they cannot guarantee...

Parents protest for new school

Parents of students attending St Dominic's R.C. school say they are no longer willing to send their children to school in a...

Woman starts NGO to help Cerebral Palsy victims

Michelle Lashley-Bisram lost her daughter Danielle Bisram in January of this year. But Danielle’s 19 years on this earth birthed an NGO set to...

Report into children’s homes finds: St Jude’s beyond worst in all aspects

When the Robert Sabga-led Task Force embarked on its mandate to assess the administration and evaluate the operations and healthcare of children’s homes in...