Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
THE Ministry of Health yesterday announced the suspension of the administering of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination to girls in primary and secondary schools, through the ministry's school-based immunisation programme.
Govt bows to pressure; suspends HPV vaccines for girls in schools
Govt bowed to public pressure
IT WAS a desire to appease public furor over the possibility that the Piarco Airport fraud accused would escape criminal prosecution, which led to the repeal of Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act.
QC: Public pressure led to Section 34 repeal
Coup prober lists Sir Ellis as reference
A cloud now hangs over the credibility of the commission of enquiry into the 1990 coup attempt, whose latest hearings are set to begin this morning.
State loses in $19B Clico investment
THE STATE will never get back its $19 billion investment in Clico, Finance Minister Larry Howai said as he warned that the State's failure to put measures in place in 2009, to prioritise its investment, has now complicated the recovery process.
NIB lost $625M in Clico
UNDER the reign of the then People's National Movement (PNM) Government and the National Insurance Board (NIB) chaired by Calder Hart lost $625 million invested in a failing Clico in 2008 and 2009
NIB seeks to recover over $600m from CLICO
'We'll review it'
Government withdraws proposal for self-employed to pay NIS
Howai drops self-employed NIS
FINANCE Minister Larry Howai has dropped plans to compel self-employed persons to join the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) - at an initial State subsidy of $1.5 billion for older workers ...
Labour Minister: We want emigrants to return home
IN an effort to stymie the brain drain, the government has put various incentives in place to encourage emigrants to return home, Labour Minister Errol McLeod has said.
TSTT board acts after public outcry
Guilty verdict costs Machel
Gopee-Scoon: UNC calling for Tobago boycott
...MP gets a warning from Speaker
Minister: HIV/Aids statistics not real 'Data from private facilities still confidential'
A true picture of the HIV/Aids population in T&T will never be known because the statistics do not reflect what is real.
MP: Dengue on the rise
'Overgrown bushes encouraging mosquitoes'
$500 fine for littering
THAT empty box of food you just tossed out the car will nowcost you a $500 fine.
Hunting restrictions coming
Plans to curb the depletion of T&T's flora and fauna as Government gets set to adopt a new wildlife policy could see stringent restrictions being imposed on hunters and the wild-meat trade.
Boy, 10, shot in foot
A TEN-YEAR-OLD boy has been hospitalised after he was shot to the foot on Monday afternoon while walking through a track leading to his Barataria home.
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