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T&T in Talks with 5 Suppliers for Covid-19 Vaccines

  By Prior Beharry SINCE October 1, 2020, Trinidad and Tobago has been in bilateral talks with five suppliers for Covid-19 vaccines. These companies are Pfizer, Oxford-AstraZeneca; Sinopharm, Moderna and Sanofi. This according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual presser of the Ministry of Health on Monday. He said the Health […]Read More

Dr Gopeesingh: Government Not Properly Managing Covid Vaccine Process

  THE “mixed messaging” of the Government on the coronavirus pandemic has given the impression that it cannot properly manage the Covid-19 vaccination process. This according to a release former MP and government minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh in a release on Sunday. He said, “This widespread mixed messaging and outright withholding of critical information has […]Read More

400 Get Covid-19 Vaccine in T&T Recreational Sports Open

  By Prior Beharry FOUR hundred healthcare workers have received the Covid-19 vaccine in Trinidad and Tobago as of Friday. The vaccines began being administered in Trinidad and Tobago  on Wednesday. Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh said 400 frontline healthcare workers have thus far received the vaccine and rollout in Tobago was expected to start […]Read More

Covid-19: One Death, Zero Cases

  THERE are no new Covid-19 cases reported in Trinidad and Tobago from samples taken from February 16 to 18. But one death due to the coronavirus has been recorded. Total deaths in T&T were now 139. See below:  Total people tested: 85, 680 New cases: 12 Active cases: 254 Patients recovered: 7,190 Total positive cases: 7,578 Deaths: 134 Patients in […]Read More

Deyalsingh says Sorry: First Batch of Covid-19 Vaccines in T&T

  By Prior Beharry MINISTER of Health Terrence Deyalsingh is now admitting that the 2,000 Covid-19 vaccines being used to immunize Trinidad and Tobago healthcare workers were a gift from Barbados. In two different press conferences on Wednesday, he said the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines were sent by India to the Caribbean region and Barbados was the […]Read More

CAL Records $738M Loss for 2020

  CARIBBEAN Airlines has lost $738 million for the financial year 2020. It has blamed the Covid-19 pandemic for the loss in its unaudited financial results ending December 31, 2020. The results showed an operating loss, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT), of TT$738 million (US$109.2 million) on revenue of TT$802 million (US$118.6 million). In […]Read More

CMO Wants70% of T&T to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

THE Ministry of Health wants at least 70% of the population of Trinidad and Tobago to be given the Covid-19 vaccine. This according to the Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual presser of the ministry on Monday. He said 70% would give proper heard immunity so that those who may not receive […]Read More

T&T Made $2B Less than Expected in Q1 2021

  TRINIDAD and Tobago has made 13% less than what it estimated in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2021. This was revealed by Finance Minister Colm Imbert at a virtual press conference on Wednesday. He said the economy made $2 billion less than what it was estimated to make by the end of […]Read More

T&T Moving to Control, Not Manage Covid-19

  THE Ministry of Health is now focusing on controlling the Covid-19 virus from a position of managing it. This was revealed by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual news conference on Wednesday. He said, “For the past year we have been managing the disease by closing borders, by physical barriers like masking, […]Read More

AG: I have No Business Relationship with Blue Waters’ Hadeed

  By Prior Beharry ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi has no business relationship with Managing Director of Blue Waters Products Limited Dominic Hadeed nor with any of his companies. Al-Rawi categorically stated this after a document of the Company Registry began circulating online.  It showed that he and Hadeed were directors of a company called De […]Read More