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Vistabella Pupils Waiting on Covid-19 Results to Write SEA

    SECONDARY Entrance Assessment (SEA) students of the Vistabella Presbyterian Primary School are waiting on their Covid-19 test results for a week now. The students were administered the test last week after one of their colleagues tested positive at the end of July for Covid-19. Parents have been told by school officials that without […]Read More

14-Day Quarantine was Issue in Election Observers not Coming to

    By Sue-Ann Wayow THE main reason why Trinidad and Tobago did not have international election observers for the general election held last week was not just because of a funding issue. Documents released by the Office of the Prime Minister stated that the observers could not avail themselves for the 14-day quarantine period […]Read More

Ragoonath: PNM, UNC Leaders Must Deal With Racism

  By Pamela Ramcharan POLITICAL analyst Dr Bishnu Ragoonath believes the best way to deal with racism in Trinidad and Tobago is for leaders of the two major political parties to have mutual respect for each other. He expressed this view during an interview with, over the weekend. It came on the heels of […]Read More

Oil Spill off Mauritius

    HUNDREDS of tonnes of fuel have spilled off the coast of Mauritius and rough seas are hindering clean-up operations. The BBC reported that the MV Wakashio vessel ran aground on a coral reef on July 25, with 4,000 tonnes of oil, which caused an ecological emergency. Over the weekend, the ship split in […]Read More

Rain Delays Opening Game of 2020 CPL

    By Pamela Ramcharan RAIN has delayed the first match of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Opening the tournament at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba on Tuesday are the Kieron Pollard-led Trinbago Knight Riders and the Guyana Amazon Warriors captained by Chris Green. There was persistent heavy rainfall overnight and continuing […]Read More

Online Appoints at Licensing Office

    MEMBERS of the public must make an online appointment if they want to do transactions at licensing offices. This came on the heels of updated public health guidelines on curbing the spread of Covid-19, which came into effect on Monday. Previously, citizens were advised that they had to call-in to make appointments. With […]Read More

Mayaro Man Charged for Arson, Assault

  A domestic dispute in Mayaro has led to the arrest of 35-year-old Romario Parris who is due in court on Tuesday. On Friday, officers of the Mayaro Police Station responded to reports of a disturbance in the area. When they arrived at the scene, they saw a house on fire. The victim reported the […]Read More

600 Samples in Private, Public Facilities Test Positive

  THERE have been 600 samples which have tested positive for Covid-19 in private and public facilities in Trinidad and Tobago. This was revealed in the Ministry of Health update on Tuesday morning. It also stated that 12 more people have tested positive overnight. The release stated that 16,051samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public […]Read More

WHO: 43% of Schools Don’t have Facilities to Wash Hands

  MILLIONS of children are at risk of contracting Covid-19 when school reopens, due to a lack of basic hand washing facilities. According to Al Jazeera, this warning was given by the World Health Organization (WHO). Last week, a joint report published by WHO and UNICEF, the UN’s children fund, showed that 43 % of […]Read More

Flooding in Several Areas in South Trinidad

    SEVERAL areas in South Trinidad are flooded due to persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning (Tuesday). This was revealed by the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government, on its Facebook page on Tuesday. The rainfall, which is ongoing, is due to a combination of the Inter-Tropical Conversion Zone (ITCZ) and passage […]Read More