AZP News

Rowley: Kamla will Sacrifice TT for Chance at the Polls

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley is accusing Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar of fuelling unfounded allegations that could lead sanctions imposed on Trinidad and Tobago by the United States. He made the claim in a post on Facebook on Saturday. Rowley said it was the position of the UNC that for the party to […]Read More

US Allows Remdesivir to Treat Covid-19

  THE Ebola drug remdesivir has been authorised by the United States Food and Drug Administration for use in treating Covid-19. A recent clinical trial showed the drug helped shorten the recovery time for people who were seriously ill, according the BBC. But, it did not significantly improve survival rates and experts are warning that […]Read More

May 24 is Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday

President Paula-Mae Weekes has declared Sunday May 24 as the Eid-ul-Fitr public holiday. According to Wikipedia, Eid-ul-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast,” is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. This religious Eid is the first and only day in the […]Read More

Covid-19: Six Out of 116 Remain in Hospital

  OUT of the 116 people who tested positive for Covid-19, only six remain hospitalised at the Couva Medical and Multi-Training Facility. This according to Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual news conference on Saturday morning. He said all six patients were ambulatory and walking about. Deyalsingh said 1,838 samples were submitted to […]Read More

Tone Deaf in Covid-19

    ACCORDING to my third favourite dictionary Merriam Webster being Tone Deaf is defined as: Having or showing an obtuse insensitivity or lack of perception particularly in matters of public sentiment, opinion, or taste. With this in mind, along with the basic awareness that thousands of Trinbagonians are now catching their tails to make […]Read More

Moonilal Writes US Ambassador on TT’s Alleged Sale of Gasoline

  Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal has written to US Ambassador Joseph Mondello about the alleged sale of gasoline by Trinidad and Tobago to Venezuela. In the letter dated April 28, 2020, Moonilal said he tried to raise the matter in the Lower House on April 27 as one of “urgent public importance” but was […]Read More

7 Bags of Drugs Thrown Off Boat in Gulf of

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) found seven bags with cocaine and marijuana that were thrown off a boat in the Gulf of Paria on Thursday night and. Reports indicated that the boat was spotted in the waters of the Gulf of Paria, off the coast of Icacos by Coast Guard officers who […]Read More

70 TT Nationals Arrive From Suriname

SEVENTY  Trinidad and Tobago nationals will return home today (Thursday) and will be quarantined at the Debe Campus of the University of the West Indies. This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram speaking at the Ministry of Health’s virtual news conference on Thursday morning. He said the nationals will return home and […]Read More

UNDP Partners with Barbados Online Company

  BRIDGETOWN – JUST one month after launching its contactless delivery service, WiFetch has entered into a partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to a release from WiFetch, the partnership is “to promote innovation, economic transformation and quick digital transitions in the midst of the Covid pandemic.” The release stated, “The UNDP […]Read More

Bollywood Icon Rishi Kapoor Dies

  ONE of Bollywood’s most popular actors Rishi Kapoor has died of cancer at the age of 67. He came from an acting family of four generation of stars. According to the BBC, the Kapoor family hailed from Peshawar in modern-day Pakistan, and migrated to India after Partition in 1947. Rishi Kapoor, was affectionately called […]Read More