POS Port to temporarily waive port rent charges

The Port of Port of Spain has agreed to waive all port rent charges for the period Monday 30th March to Wednesday 15th April. This...

2 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. According to the Health Ministry, as of this afternoon: Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health...

Trade Unions want to be labelled as “essential”

The National Trade Union Centre (NATUC) is calling on the Government to include unions on the essential list. NATUC General Secretary Michael Annisette says front-line...

SWAHA – keep up religious observances at home

SWAHA is encouraging Hindus across the country to keep observances at home for religious occasions, including Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti. In a release, it...

India’s PM apologizes for lockdown impact

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for India's forgiveness after imposing a sweeping lockdown that has hurt millions of poor people. Criticism is mounting over...

Trump backs away from New York quarantine

US President Donald Trump says quarantining New York "will not be necessary", after the state's governor said doing so would be "preposterous". According to the...

Ministry – no exercise in outdoor public spaces

“Stay at home means no exercise outdoors in public spaces” - this warning comes today from the National Security Ministry, just hours before the...

Charlieville man missing

59-year-old Michael Francis of John Peter Road, East Charlieville is missing. Michael was last seen at his home around 6:30pm on Thursday 19th March, 2020. Michael...

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...

Spain’s death toll rises above 5,000

Spain's coronavirus death toll has surpassed five thousand, following more than 800 new fatalities in the past day. That figure, according to reports, now stands...

Raise speed limits on major roads

While the new demerit points system is a step in the right direction for dealing with the everyday lawlessness one sees on the roads,...

Vox Pop

“The imperative of diversification requires much more than the sluggish approach to doing things that characterises the public service and many of our State-run...
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“We are at war” – PM urges citizens to play their...

"We are at war today" That is how Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley described the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Dr Rowley addressed the nation...

Arima Market shut down after vendor displays flu-like symptoms

The Arima Market was shut down today after a vendor displayed flu-like symptoms. According to Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian, the vendor in question was also immediately...