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Venezuela Wholesale Market Being Blamed for Worsening Covid-19 Outbreak

  VENEZUELA’S state-run Coche Wholesale Market is being blamed for the worsening Covid-19 outbreak in that country. Al Jazeera reported that merchants refused to stop selling food for the city’s five million residents, many of whom are starving. Three days a week, about 10,000 people, including retailers and consumers, pack into the market and the […]Read More

Young says TT Borders remain Closed: 33 Nationals In B’dos

  OPENING back the borders of Trinidad and Tobago could be the “end of hope” for the country as the Covid-19 virus will not be able to be contained. This was the comment made by National Security Minister Stuart Young at a news conference at the office of the Ministry of Health in Port-of-Spain on […]Read More

IMF Refuses Venezuela $5B Loan to Deal with Covid-19

  THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to lend Venezuela $5 billion to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, Venezuela became the first country to ask the IMF for an emergency loan to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. But the IMF rejected the request saying there was uncertainty over the presidency of Nicholas […]Read More

Public Servant Meets Top US Official on Venezuelans

By AZP Staff PORT-OF-SPAIN – CONCERNS have been raised about last week’s visit to Trinidad and Tobago by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Nancy Izzo Jackson. The top US official paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of National Security for what was expected […]Read More