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AG Apologises for Not Wearing Mask… Mark Calls for Al-Rawi

  By Prior Beharry ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi issues an unreserved apology for not wearing a mask at a private function that was carried on social media last week. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Saturday said he was disappointed with Al-Rawi who appeared on Vibes with Voicey – an Instagram live game show of soca star Voice […]Read More

Deyalsingh: Pfizer Did not Mislead T&T Government 173,000 Covid-19 Vaccines

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago will soon receive 173,600 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the near future including vaccines from both India and China says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. He also said that there was no guarantee that 351,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines will arrive given the general uncertainty of the global pandemic […]Read More

Government Didn’t Ask Private Sector to Pay for Covid Vaccines

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Government of Trinidad and Tobago did not request payment for Covid-19 vaccines from the private sector. This according to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh in responding to a question in the Senate of Tuesday. He said there was absolutely no contradictory statements by the Government concerning arrangements with private business group […]Read More

$600,000 for Flooded Penal Farmers

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries is estimating that approximately $600,000 will be paid in compensation to farmers affected by flooding in Penal. Speaking in the Senate on Tuesday, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat said the ministry received 36 claims from the farmers so far, 23 from registered farmers. Opposition Senator Wade Mark had […]Read More

Mark: World GTL All Over Again

  By Sue-Ann Wayow UNITED National Congress (UNC) Senator Wade Mark is warning the public to look out for further developments between the National Gas Company (NGC) and two companies he claims are headed by Professor Kenneth Julien. Mark referred to a newspaper advertisement involving the NGC dated February 11. Speaking at the UNC Virtual Report […]Read More

Khan Promises 20 Lbs LPG Tank to Remain at $20…

  By Prior Beharry WHILE the subsidy will be removed on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), the price for a 20 pound (lbs) cylinder in Trinidad and Tobago will remain at $20. This was the assurance given by Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Franklin Khan in the Senate on Tuesday. He was responding to a […]Read More

$350M in Covid Grants and Counting… Social Development Ministry Using

By Sue-Ann Wayow GOVERNMENT dishes out more than $350 million in income relief grants for people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is based on 2005 poverty rates. According to a report submitted to the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC), the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services stated that expenditure up until November […]Read More

AG: Wade Mark Being Dishonest on Procurement Bill

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Senator Wade Mark is not being truthful when he speaks about the Procurement Bill that is presently being implemented says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Al-Rawi said he was not surprised by Mark’s statements that the Opposition will not support any other legislation if […]Read More

Opposition Vows no Support in Parliament… If Procurement Bill not

  IT Government does not withdraw the Public Procurement and Disposal of Property (Amendment) Bill, 2020, the Opposition not support any future legislation. On Sunday, at a press conference, Opposition Senator Wade Mark stated that there will no co-operation with the Government until that is done. Amended three times, the final amendment debated, “placed the […]Read More

Bharath Launches ‘Unity is Strength’ Campaign

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE campaign to place Vasant Bharath at the helm of the United National Congress (UNC) launched off on Wednesday night with its first major meeting. Bharath launched his slate with his slogan Unity is Strength. The virtual meeting took on a different format with breaks in between showing Bharath answering questions […]Read More