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Borders to Open for More TT Nationals to Return Home

MORE Trinidad and Tobago nationals who are abroad since the borders were closed due to Covid-19 will be allowed to return. This was revealed by National Security Minister Stuart Young at a virtual news conference on Thursday. He said there were about 22 or 23 TT nationals who were working in energy sector in Guyana […]Read More

Donna Cox Makes Call to Stop Spreading ‘Disinfodemic’

  COMMUNICATIONS Minister Donna Cox is calling on people to stop spreading “disinfodemic” or misinformation about Covid-19. She made the comment as her closing remarks of the virtual news conference of the Ministry of Health to update the country on Covid-19 on Thursday. Cox said: The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) […]Read More

Cambridge Analytica: Griffith says He Works on Facts, Not Politicians’

    POLICE Commissioner Gary Griffith says he works on facts and evidence and not on comments by Parliamentarians. He made the comment on the private Facebook page of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. This following a post by Rowley after the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said it closed the investigation into allegations […]Read More

Tony Hall: Being Caribbean in the World

  By Prior Beharry TONY HALL’s life was about being Caribbean in the world. He was honoured on Monday evening along with music producer Daryl Braxton in a four-hour programme on Gayelle The Caribbean hosted by cultural icon Errol Fabien and renowned music producer Robin Foster. It was titled 4 The Boys. Callers paid tribute […]Read More

Exam Pupils Should Continue to Study, Exercise

  STUDENTS who do not know when they will sit examinations due to the Covid-19 pandemic are being advised to continue studying. But they must also take timeout to exercise. This according to Director of Mental Health in the Ministry of Health Dr Hazel Othello speaking at the virtual news conference on Wednesday. She said, […]Read More

Ancil Dennis is New THA Chairman

  ANCIL DENNIS is the youngest assemblyman to be elected as Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). The 33-year-old is the representative for the district of Buccoo/Mt Pleasant. He was elected on Wednesday  after the position of Chief Secretary became vacant on April 30 following Kelvin Charles’ resignation. Charles lost the People’s […]Read More

Deyalsingh: Covid-19 Fire Still Rages in TT

THE Covid-19 fire is still raging in Trinidad and Tobago. This was the warning of Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual news conference to update the country on the measures used to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago. He used a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) […]Read More

CMO: I have to be Pessimistic

  CHIEF Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram says he has to be pessimistic when it comes to trying to predict what may happen with Covid-19. He made the comment during the virtual news conference on Monday when asking about not new cases of the virus being reported for over a week in Trinidad and Tobago. […]Read More

A Brief Look at Employment Law in Trinidad and Tobago

  By Ravi Nanga THIS week I will look briefly at contracts of employment. As with any contract, you can have a written contract or an oral contract. Such contracts will contain the terms and conditions of a person’s employment and define the rights and obligations of the employer and employee. There can be individual […]Read More

Maduro Claims Venezuela Captures 2 US ‘Mercenaries’

TWO US citizens were a group of “mercenaries” captured by Venezuelan authorities, President Nicholas Maduro said in a televised address on Monday. He held up two US passports, reading off the names and birth dates on them in a nationwide broadcast on state television. Images of the fishing boats used by the alleged attackers and […]Read More