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Sunday, June 13, 2021


Hero families fighting COVID-19

In life, Hema Ragoo lived quietly in Princes Town, but her death shot her into the spotlight after she selflessly devoted her time and...

Fight vaccine fear with facts

After the deadliest month on record for COVID-19 in this country, with 13,085 cases and 326 deaths recorded in May, it is with some...

Chaos and curfew

Chaotic scenes erupted across the country yesterday as it seemed everyone was in a rush to get things done. Hours after the Commissioner of...

Celebrate inside to save lives

Today, Indian Arrival Day, marks the first of two public holidays which Trinidad and Tobago will be celebrating this week as it continues its...

Time to move on border protection

For the last two months, the country’s focus has been on the worrisome rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths, as well as the ensuing...

Good and bad in the pandemic

Recent stricter lockdown measures brought on by dramatic increases in the spread of COVID-19 have brought out the best and the worst of us....

Please get on with economic transformation

The International Energy Agency (IEA) last week released its report, titled Net Zero by 2050—A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector. It is a...

A good start but what’s next ?

Yesterday’s meeting between a team of ministers from the Government and several of the umbrella bodies representing business interests in the country was a...

Our leaders’ bad timing

Timing, the saying goes, is everything. If that is the case, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s statement about the reason for the current COVID-19...

A starting point

In the past 14 months, businesses across T&T have taken a huge hit and have all but begged the Government to give...


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,...

President awardee, 20, dies suddenly from COVID-19

Laying his head on his mother’s chest as he sought the comfort and solace that only a mother can provide in times of distress,...

Beloved pundit dies after wasp sting

Beloved pundit Chaitram Hargobin died after suffering an allergic reaction to a wasp sting. His death has left many in mourning, including the...

Food prices increase

If you have noticed an increase in food prices at supermarkets recently, you are not alone. Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT) president...

Kamla: PM has been lying to nation

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has accused Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of lying to the nation. The Opposition Leader...