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Dominica Welcomes CAL

  DOMINICA’s Tourism Minister Denise Charles welcomed the first flight of Trinidad and Tobago’s state owned airline Caribbean Airlines into the country on Monday describing the event as a “God Bless Day.” Dominica News Online reported Charles as saying, “It is an excellent day as Minister of Tourism for my staff and I to have […]Read More

WHO Director: 200 Covid-19 Vaccines Being Tested

    AS the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations officially this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has three messages: Motivation to redouble efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Preparation for the next pandemic and, Assurance of equitable access to diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. At a media briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic […]Read More

CJ Archie Calls Justice Seepersad ‘Highly Irresponsible’

    CHIEF Justice Ivor Archie has described as “highly irresponsible” the correspondence sent to him and actions taken by Justice Frank Seepersad. The High Court judge had written to the Chief Justice on Friday stating that he was disadvantaged by not being allowed to conduct “in person” hearings as stipulated by the CJ in […]Read More

Woman, 2 Men Charged for Kidnapping Baby Rivas

  A woman and two men have been charged for kidnapping nine-month-old Sophia Rivas. Baby Sohia was taken from her home on September 15. Police said Anjali De Gannes, 19, of Longdenville Old Road, Chaguanas, Judah Taitt, 58 and Jdan Taitt, 24, both of McInroy Street, Curepe, were jointly charged on Monday with kidnapping for […]Read More

Monday Crime Round-up: Laventille Man Held in Toco for Weed

    Police Find 12-Guage Shotgun By Sue-Ann Wayow A 53-year-old Princes Town man was arrested on Monday after a 12-gauge shotgun was found at his residence. Police reported that officers conducted an anti-crime exercise in the Princes Town district between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm. The exercise involved the execution of […]Read More

Point Mayor on Passing of Former La Brea MP

  POINT Fortin Mayor Saleema Thomas has extended condolences on the passing of former Member of Parliament for La Brea, Fitzgerald Jeffrey. Jeffrey died on Saturday at age 69 following a long battle with a lung disease. Thomas stated, “On behalf of the members of the Point Fortin Borough Council, I extend heartfelt condolences on […]Read More

RBC Pledges $1M To Adopt-A-School

  THE Ministry of Education has received a pledge of more than one million from RBC Royal Bank to assist in its Adopt-A-School initiative. With this donation, the ministry will be able to purchase 300 electronic devices that will be distributed to 21 schools including primary, secondary and special schools in both Trinidad and Tobago. […]Read More

T&TEC Customers to Collect 4 LED Lightbulbs

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE LED bulbs promised by Finance Minister Colm Imbert during last year’s budget will soon be in the hands of 400,000 customers of the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC). The bulbs supplied by Nova Lighting Trinidad and manufactured by Emitter Energy Inc, cost taxpayers $8.8 million. This according to Public […]Read More

Deyalsingh: T&T Not Under Covid-19 Lockdown But Restrictions in Place

  TRINIDAD and Tobago is not under lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This was stated by Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Monday. However, he said there were restrictions in place to deal with the spread of the virus. Deyalsingh said, “There is no lockdown […]Read More

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