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T&T Bar Owners Threaten To Sue Over Reduced Hours

Trinidad Guardian:- A large group of bar owners and operators have threatened to sue the State over a recent move to reduce their hours of businesses under ongoing COVID-19 public health regulations. In the pre-action protocol letter sent to Health Minister...

T&T Prime Minister Drops Candidate Over ‘Insensitive’ Remarks About US

Trinidad Guardian:- Two strikes and People’s National Movement MP Ancil Antoine has now been dropped as the party’s D’Abadie O’Meara candidate because of insensitive and objectionable statements he made about the United States during a political meeting on Saturday. This...

T&T Minister Says No Need For Panic Amidst Violent Protests

Trinidad and Tobago's National Security Minister Staurt Young has told citizens that there is 'absolutely no need to panic' after violent protests Tuesday around the capital, Port of Spain. Local reports said the protest was over police brutality related to...

Cooper Hurt By Boycott’s Comments

Trinidad Guardian:- T&T and West Indies women's cricketer Britney Cooper has lashed back at former England opener and commentator Jeffrey Boycott for comments he made concerning women analysing men's cricket. The 79-year-old wrote about his departure from the BBC in a...

Wild Monkey Found In Trinidad Hospital Operating Room

Trinidad Guardian:- As medical personnel at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital (POSGH) prepared to resume elective surgeries on Friday, they were delayed for a few hours more after a wild monkey was found in the operating theatre. Forced to wait for some...

T&T Minister Resigns Over Cabinet Rift

Trinidad Guardian:- Public Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte has resigned. Minister of Communications Donna Cox confirmed that Le Hunte tendered his resignation on Sunday and that it was accepted by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Cox, in a brief telephone interview, said...

Trinidad woman: ‘Help me school my children’

guardian.co.tt - Icacos mother Cindy Balchan is begging for help for her five children saying they are unable to access government’s online classes because they have no smart tools or internet. The family lives in a flat house near the...

Sarwan: Gayle Hurt My Family

Trinidad Guardian:- Jamaica Tallawahs assistant coach and former West Indies middle-order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has responded to serious allegations made by opener Chris Gayle during an outburst on Youtube on Wednesday. Gayle, disappointed at not being retained by the Jamaica Tallawahs...

Trinidadians stuck in Barbados delayed

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian: The 33 Trinidadian nationals stranded in Barbados since March 23 will have to cool their heels a bit longer, after being told this morning they would have to undergo further testing before they can leave. According...

Ambrose: ‘Lara Craved Captaincy Too Much’

SportsMax:-   West Indies fast bowling legend Curtly Ambrose believes batting icon Brian Lara was in too much of a rush to claim the post of team captain, and went on to find the task tougher than he expected. Having...

Saint Lucia ‘Still On Partial Shutdown For COVID-19’

Press Release:-  As of April 14, 2020 the WHO reported a total of 1,844,863 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 117,021 deaths. There are now 644,986 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The affected region includes Dominican Republic...

Man Sent To Jail For Threatening To Kill Trinidad’s PM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr. 15, CMC – A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 days hard labour after he pleaded guilty to threatening the life of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. When he appeared in court, Nicholas Huggins...

Saint Lucia Reports 11 Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Press Release:- As of April 13, 2020 the WHO reported a total of 1,773,084 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 111,652 deaths. There are now 610,742 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The affected region includes Dominican Republic...

77 Percent Of Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 Patients Female – CMO

Press Release:-  Dr. Sharon Belmar- George Report on Saint Lucia's response to COVID-19 On behalf of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, I wish you all a peaceful and Blessed Easter Sunday. As we acknowledge the Easter season for reflection,...

Trinidad Police Break Up COVID-19 Quarantine Party

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Hours after warning residents not to hold any COVID-19 quarantine parties, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith led a bust at one such event early Thursday (April 9), and has warned that flouting the law...

Teenager Confirmed As Saint Lucia’s Latest COVID-19 Patient

Press Release:-  As of April 9, 2020, the World Health Organization reported a total of 1,436,198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with a total of 85,522 deaths. There are now 454,710 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The...

Update On Saint Lucia COVID-19 Test Results

Press Release:-  As of April 8, 2020, the World Health Organization reported a total of 1,353,361 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 79, 235 deaths. There are now 417, 416 cases in the region of the Americas. The affected region...

Republic Financial Holdings Limited Supports Fight Against COVID-19

Press Release:-  Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has announced that the Republic Group will be making a contribution of the equivalent of US$2 million, collectively, across all of the territories in which it operates, namely, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guyana,...

Trinidad And Tobago Refuses To Accept Over 100 Returning Nationals

Trinidad Express:- Trinidad and Tobago has again refused to take its 33 nationals who are stranded here. They were to have boarded a Condor flight which left yesterday evening for Tobago but the government denied their request to land. A disappointed...

Saint Lucia Confirms 14th COVID-19 Case, Says No Deaths Recorded

Press Release:-  As of April 3, 2020 the World Health Organization reported a total of 972, 640 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 50, 325 deaths. There are now 247, 473 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The...

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