AZP News

CAL Starts New Service Between Barbados & Dominica

CARIBBEAN Airlines launches a service between Barbados and Dominica. The airline stated that the flights will initially operate twice weekly on Saturday and Sunday, increasing to four times weekly by mid-October. In Caribbean Airlines’ CEO Garvin Medera, said: “Our growth in the Eastern Caribbean continues with the start of service between Barbados and Dominica. “Caribbean […]Read More

Diego Martin Man in Court for Shooting at Police

  A 29-year-old Petit Valley man has been remanded in custody after being charged for shooting at the police. Levi Joseph, of Second Street, Simeon Road, Petit Valley, appeared virtually on Friday in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court charged with three counts of shooting with intent, possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of a […]Read More

Pompeo Visit Paves the Way for US Investment in Guyana

    THE newly signed agreement under the Growth in the Americas initiative by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali will now pave the way for US private investors to strengthen partnerships with the Guyanese private sector. On Friday, the two countries signed the historic agreement, part of the agenda […]Read More

Tips for Aspiring Lawyers

  THE opening of the new 2020/2021 law term took place last week against a backdrop where the legal profession faces unprecedented challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Times have certainly changed how we practice law, so I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to add my voice on a few hopefully helpful […]Read More

Former La Brea MP Fitzgerald Jeffery Passes Away

  FORMER MP for La Brea Fitzgerald Jeffery has passed away. He was 69. He had a long battle with a lung disease and in January had opened a GoFundMe account to try and raise $1million for a lung transplant. Jeffrey was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. He was a Minister of State in the Ministry […]Read More

One more Covid-19 Death Reported on Saturday Evening

    ONE more person has died as a result of Covid-19. The Ministry of Health reported in its Saturday evening update that the latest death was that of an adult male with comorbidities. That means the number of Covid-19 related deaths in Trinidad and Tobago is now 61. An additional 114 persons tested positive […]Read More

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Parts of Trinidad

      By Sue-Ann Wayow THE heavy rains and thunderstorm activity experienced on Saturday morning were a result of Hurricane Teddy although Trinidad and Tobago is under no direct threat. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated in its regular update, “Although T&T is under no direct threat from Hurricane Teddy, the showery […]Read More

88 New Cases of Covid-19 Reported

  THE Ministry of Health has reported that 88 additional persons have tested positive for Covid-19. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the ministry reported the additional  cases came  from results from samples taken during the period September 10 to September 18, 2020. See below: Number of Samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and […]Read More

5 Times More Men than Women Die from Covid-19 in

    By Prior Beharry BEING placed in the intensive care unit (ICU) at a Covid-19 facility in Trinidad and Tobago does not mean that patient will die. This was the statement made by Technical Adviser of Hospital Services in the Ministry of Health Dr Anthony Parkinson. He was speaking at a virtual media conference […]Read More

Elderly Man Dies in Gran Couva Fire

  By Sue-Ann Wayow AN elderly man who lived by himself died in a fire early Saturday morning. The charred remains of Soogrim Sookari were discovered by fire officers who responded to a fire at his home at La Vega Main Road, Gran Couva. Police reports are that around 2 am, Matthew Joseph was at […]Read More