“Minor” delay in cheque payments for Social Welfare Grants

There has been a delay in the payments via cheques for Social Welfare Grants, including Senior Citizens’ Pension, Disability and Public Assistance Grants. The Ministry...

Changes to inter-island ferry sailings

Changes have been announced to the sailing schedules of the inter-island ferries.

US Embassy looking to repatriate US citizens stranded in T&T

The US Embassy is looking to help repatriate its citizens stranded in T&T by the closure of borders. In a release issued today, it says...

CoP – TTPS will enforce COVID-19 restrictions

The TTPS will enforce the newest set of restrictions related to COVID-19, which carry a penalty of 50,000 or 6 months in jail if...

SEE – “essential services” as listed in the Public Health Ordinance

The Communications Ministry has released the Public Health Ordinance Ch. 12 No. 4 made under section 105 of the Public Health Ordinance. These Regulations come...

Government urged to halt child maintenance warrants

The Single Fathers Association is calling on Government to temporarily cease the issuance of new and the enforcement of existing child maintenance warrants. In a...

Automotive Dealers head: More supporting services should be deemed essential

More services that support motorists should have been included in the list of essential businesses announced today, according to Automobile Dealers Association President, Visham...

COVID-19 Update – 66 confirmed cases, 467 tests by CARPHA

This country's COVID-19 toll remains at 66, with 467 samples submitted to CARPHA for testing. According to the Health Ministry's afternoon update for today, March...

CMO: WHO protocols being followed for dealing with COVID-19 victims

T&T is following World Health Organization protocols on dealing with the bodies of persons who died due to COVID-19. According to Chief Medical Officer Dr...

NLCB operations to be temporarily suspended

Lotto booths will be closed during the stay-at-home period starting on Monday 30th March 2020. Responding to a question earlier today, National Security Minister Stuart...

Good move to raise judges’ retirement age

In a most laudable act, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi is spearheading an initiative to raise the retirement age for judges to 70 years. The Attorney...

Vox Pop

“What is this sense of entitlement we have in Trinidad and Tobago that says somebody owes you something, or is responsible for you even...

T&T now has 74 COVID-19 cases

T&T’s COVID-19 count is up to 74 confirmed cases as of this morning. Of the 74 cases, 49 have come from the group of nationals...