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4 Men, 3 Women Die of Covid-19 in Past Week

  SEVEN people have died of Covid-19 in the past week. The Ministry of Health stated in its latest update (#1,245), for the period March 15, 2023 to March 21, 2023, there were 450 new positive cases. The seven deaths were four elderly men and three elderly women. Five persons had multiple comorbidities, one person had a single comorbidity and one person had no […]Read More

No Mas: Rowley Gets Covid-19 Again

  By Sue-Ann Wayow DESPITE not playing mas, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has tested positive for Covid-19 again two days after Carnival 2023. This is the fourth time Dr Rowley has contracted the virus. The Office of the Prime Minister in a Facebook post stated at 10.44 am on Thursday that Dr Rowley tested positive after experiencing mild […]Read More

Commentary: Bizarre Covid-19 Rules

    I’VE heard 2023 being described as the year “2020 – Part 3” …  And I totally get it. We’re barely into the new year and there are increasing warnings of a new variant of omicron (described) that’s spreading throughout the world, more contagious than any other. Concerns of lockdowns and intense measures being […]Read More

DMAD’s #laugh on Sunday at 7 pm

  By Prior Beharry IT pronounced hashtag laugh. But you will see it as #laugh, The Dotish edition. Drama Making A Difference Company (DMAD) will be hosting its tenth annual show to help people cope with trying times. In the past two years, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, DMAD had its shows virtually and was […]Read More

75,000 Pfizer Vaccines Arrive as 260,000 Expire

  By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago has received another 75,000 Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines from the United States of America. They arrived at the Piarco International Airport on Thursday morning. This latest batch brings the total number of vaccines donated by the US to T&T to 684,570. About 260,000 Pfizer vaccines from previous donations by […]Read More

5 Children in Hospital for Covid-19

  FIVE children are in hospital in the parallel healthcare system for Covid-19. This was revealed by Emergency Medicine Specialist Paediatric Emergency Department at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex Dr Joanne Paul at the Ministry of Health virtual press conference on Wednesday. She said children in hospital are aged one month, two months, two […]Read More

Turning Disability Into a Business to Help Others… Selling colostomy

  By Sue-Ann Wayow A MEDICAL condition more than three decades ago has changed the life of Charmaine Maraj-Edwards, 56, and solidified her career. At age 21, Maraj-Edwards was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis – a long-term condition in which the colon, the body’s longest intestine, becomes inflamed. She was hospitalised after suffering symptoms of heavy, […]Read More

An Anti-Vaxxer Loud Speaker Came Up Behind Me

TODAY I come before you as a new woman! One week ago, for the sake of mental health, I took the painstaking decision to ignore my burning natural urge to engage with antivaxxers and/or pushers of misinformation on social media. It was not an easy week by any stretch; it was white knuckles and gritted […]Read More

7 More Covid-19 Deaths in T&T 297 New Cases

  SEVEN more people have died as a result of Covid-19. This according to the latest update (#830) from the Ministry of Health on Saturday. It also reported 297 new Covid-19 cases taken from samples during the period August 24 to 27. See below:  Total people tested: 306, 536 New cases: 297 Active cases: 4,701 Patients recovered:  38,321 Total positive […]Read More

Why I Engage Herds of Morons on Social Media

I have an announcement to make. As of today, I Alicia Louise Chamely will be taking a week long break from social media. No longer can I stand the increasing levels of idiocy that is displayed on a daily basis by overly opinionated, questionably educated individuals that flood the comment section of every single news […]Read More