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Baby Dies After T&T Coast Guard Fires On Boat With Venezuelan Migrants

After the Trinidad and Tobago coast guard vessel Scarborough opened fire on a boat carrying Venezuelan migrants, a baby died. The Coast Guard has extended sincerest condolences in the aftermath of the...

More Than One Thousand Pregnant Women In T&T Contract COVID-19

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)  – More than 1,000 pregnant women in Trinidad and Tobago have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the first case linked to the pandemic was detected on...

T&T Union Leaders Urge Public Servants To Defy Vaccination Policy

CMC News:-  Trade union leaders in Trinidad on Tuesday called on public sector workers to reject the mandatory vaccination policy of the government and turn up for work on January 16...

Trinidad & Tobago Records Six New Omicron Cases

CMC News:-  Trinidad and Tobago has registered six more cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic as the island also recorded 25 more deaths linked to the virus. n...

PM Rowley: No Unvaccinated Workers Allowed

Trinidad Guardian:- Government offices are now safe-zones and entry will only be granted to the vaccinated. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday specified that there was no vaccine mandate to force people to...

Former Trinidadian Coup Leader Yasin Abu Bakr Has Died

Jamaica Gleaner:- Yasin Abu Bakr, the leader of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen, who staged an unsuccessful coup against the government of Prime Minister ANR Robinson on July 27, 1990, died on Thursday night,...

Guyanese Man Held Over Fatal Chopping Of Trinidad Toddler

Trinidad Express:- Over 24 years of domestic abuse suffered by a Tarodale family culminated in the killing of one of their youngest children, a one-year-old girl, during a bloody cutlass attack on...

T&T Reports Upsurge In Online Romance Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

Trinidad Guardian:-  There has been a substantial increase in Romance Scam/Fraud since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with some 100 victims lodging reports with claims that they have been scammed...

COVID-19: Another CARPHA Staff Member Tests Positive

Press Release:- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) wishes to inform all of its stakeholders that another staff member at its Port of Spain office was identified today as a positive case...

T&T: Fully Vaccinated Children May Be Allowed Face-To-Face Learning

From October 1st, 2021, fully vaccinated students in forms four, five and six in Trinidad and Tobago will have the option to attend face-to-face classes at schools once there is no...

Sections Of Trinidad Rocked By 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake

The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus says that  several tremors rocked areas in the north-west Trinidad shortly after 3 am (local time) on...

COVID-19: Trinidad & Tobago Under State Of Emergency

Trinidad and Tobago is under a State of Emergency. This is the last line of defence by the Government as it attempts to stifle the surging COVID-19 numbers and deaths in the...

T&T Announces Further Measures To Deal With COVID-19 Surge

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government Friday announced a further “battering down” of the country as health officials disclosed there would be more bed at hospitals...

T&T Man Ordered To Hold Up Sign After Attempt To Steal Chicken

A magistrate court has ordered a 42-year-old man to hold up a sign outside a police station that reads “Thou shall not steal”. The police said that Stephan Williams will have to...

T&T: Highly Transmissible Brazilian COVID Variant Found

The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed that the Brazilian variant of the COVID-19 virus, which is far more transmissible than other strains, has been detected in Trinidad and Tobago. The variant was...

T&T: Drinkers Spent $54.5 Million More On Local Rum Last Year

Drinkers spent $54.5 million more on local rum last year than they did in 2019. This is according to Angostura Holdings Limited’s audited financial statement for the year ended December 31, 2020. Angostura...

T&T Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

Port of Spain – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has tested positive for  novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement on Tuesday morning, the Office of the Prime Minister said that Rowley started...

Yellow Fever Detected In T&T Monkeys

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to get vaccinated against yellow fever after the vi­rus was detected in mon­keys in South Trinidad. In a release yesterday, the ministry said there...

T&T: Fitness Enthusiasts Subdue, Tie Up Beach ‘Thief’

A Mayaro 'thief' who targeted a group of fitness enthusiasts on the beach had the tables turned on him on Saturday. The 20-year-old man, of Sham Road, was subdued, tied up and...

T&T: Body Cameras Coming For Special Police Units

Special units within the T&T Police Service (TTPS) will soon be equipped with body cameras. National Security Minister Stuart Young said yesterday that during a meeting with Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith, he...

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