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Jamaica Extends Covid Curfew to November 16  

  THE curfew that has been implemented in Jamaica to limit the spread of Covid-19 has been extended to November 16. In addition, persons who are 65 years and over will have to adhere to the curfew times until November 30. In a virtual media conference on Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the continued […]Read More

Dr Abdool-Richards: Private Lessons Discouraged

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TEACHERS are being advised not to give private lessons at their homes to children as that activity will encourage co-mingling. At a Ministry of Health’s virtual media conference on Wednesday, Dr Maryam Abdool-Richards, Principal Medical Officer for Institutions said any activity that encourages persons congregating should be avoided. She was responding […]Read More

T&T Records Youngest Covid Death

  THE last person to die from Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago is the youngest to succumb to the coronavirus. This was revealed by Dr Maryam Abdool-Richards, the Principal Medical Officer Institutions in the Ministry of Health. She was speaking at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. Dr Abdool-Richards said […]Read More

Another Covid Death

  ONE more person has died due to Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. This brings to 106, the number of people who have died of the coronavirus in the country. In its 4pm update on Monday, the Ministry of Health noted that 24 people tested positive in the past 24 hours. See below: Number of […]Read More

Some Ease-up: Beaches Open, ‘Tagging’ System for Returning T&T Nationals

    By Prior Beharry SOME restrictions to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago have been lifted. Bars and restaurants will be open but continue to operate with only takeaway services. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said congregation must still be discouraged and he has set up a committee to report by November […]Read More

BVI to Open Seaports in December

    SEAPORTS in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will be opened for visitors in December, one week after the re-opening of the TB Lettsome International Airport on December 1. reported that Junior Minister for Tourism Sharie De Castro made the announcement at a community meeting held on Jost Van Dyke recently. She was […]Read More

Another Covid Death: 104 in Total

  THE Ministry of Health has reported another Covid-19 related death. In its latest report on Friday evening, the ministry stated that the number of deaths now stands at 104. Additionally, there have been 41 new positive Covid-19 cases, 11 of which were recently repatriated people, the update noted. The Health Ministry on Friday stated: Number […]Read More

Buju Banton Uses Expletives: Wants to Stop Mask Wearing in

  By Sue-Ann Wayow JAMAICAN reggae singer Buju Banton is calling for the stop to mask wearing in his native country. Mask wearing is one of the measures Jamaica has implemented to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The reggae singer in a video posted on Instagram with the caption “Free My People Now” lashed out at […]Read More

Stranded Trini in UK has £4,600 Debt for Emergency Appendicitis

  By Sue-Ann Wayow A TRINIDADIAN national who left her country to take care of her sick grandfather in England is now stranded, in need of financial aid and recuperating from surgery. Jessica Koomalsingh, 22, since leaving Trinidad and Tobago on March 8 has missed several life events including her mother’s 50th birthday and her […]Read More

101 Covid Deaths in T&T

    SIX months and 15 days after Trinidad and Tobago registered its first Covid-19 fatality, the toll has now crossed 100 deaths. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health registered 101 deaths. T&T recorded its first positive Covid-19 case on March 12 and its first Covid-related death on April 5. Its Health Ministry on Wednesday […]Read More