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Covid-19 Makes Suing Challenging

THE Covid-19 crisis in Trinidad and Tobago began with our first case being recorded on March 12, 2020. Shortly thereafter, life more or less grounded to a halt. Everyone who wished to file a new lawsuit were caught in this net. In order to protect its staff and the public, the judiciary only allowed new […]readmore

High Levels of Sahara Dust

  HIGH levels of Sahara dust and increase cloudiness is in the forecast for Trinidad and Tobago over the next few days. At its 4 pm weather update on Sunday the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated, “There is an increase in cloudiness across Trinidad and Tobago as some low level moisture associated with […]readmore

5 Arrested, High-Powered Weapons Seized

    FIVE men were arrested and police seized two firearms and a quantity of ammunition on Sunday. According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) conducted an Operation Restoration exercise in the Cocorite district at 10 am. The initiative was coordinated by […]readmore

TTUTA, Leave SEA in August

Dear TTUTA, Wam dred? I must say I feel rather disappointed in your stance against the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exams being held in August. Yes, yes, the situation is not ideal with Covid-19, distance learning or lack thereof, social distancing, asymptomatic persons, sanitation protocols, yada, yada, yada. But come on! Here you have a […]readmore

Bars, Beaches, Cinemas Reopen Monday in TT

  BEACHES, rivers, bars, restaurants, cinemas, casinos and members’ clubs are allowed to be opened from Monday. All establishments must close by 10 pm. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made this announcements on Saturday as more measures that were put in place to fight the Covid-19 pandemic have been lifted. He was speaking at a […]readmore

Phase 2: CAL Repatriation Flights

  CARIBBEAN Airlines (CAL) has completed its second phase of repatriation flights allowing for Caribbean nationals to return to their home countries. Scores of nationals, inclusive of stranded Guyanese citizens, were airlifted and reunited with their families and loved ones, on home soil, a release from CAL stated on Saturday. Additionally, some 144 farm workers […]readmore

Health Ministry Recalls Extended-Release Metformin

  THE Ministry of Health is recalling specific batches of named brands of extended-release metformin drugs. In a release on Thursday, the ministry sated that Metformin is a prescription drug used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada have issued voluntary recalls on extended-release […]readmore

Police Kill Known Offender in Santa Cruz

  A 31-year-old man was killed by police after he pointed a gun at officers. According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), around 11.48 pm on Thursday officers of the North-Eastern Division Task Force went to the Percy Street, La Canoa Road, Santa Cruz area to execute a search warrant […]readmore

2-year-old, Father Fatally Shot

  A Tunapuna man and his two-year-old daughter were fatally shot in their home on Friday night. Stephon McLeod, also called Goondaz, and his daughter Anniya died while being treated at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope. They were taken to hospital after police responded to reports of gunfire at Bamboo Trace, […]readmore

18-Year-Old Woman to Appear in Court for Murder

  An 18-year-old Morvant woman is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on Monday on a murder charge. Avelon Sasha Lett, also known as Avi, of St Charles Lane, Second Caledonia, Morvant, is charged with the murder of Shem Thomas on June 13 at St Joseph Lane, off Pashley Street, Laventille. She was charged […]readmore