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T&T has a mental health problem
Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019

Caribs crown queen Nona
First Peoples conduct ceremony in Arima

T&T has a mental health problem
THERE are no criteria for the opening of rehabilitation centres in Trinidad and Tobago. This was pointed out by Prof Gerard Hutchinson, head of psychiatry of The University of the West Indies, in an interview with the Express last Friday. He said, however, that individuals opening these establishments “need to apply for some permission to various authorities, including the Ministry of Health”, and they should be regulated and regularly inspected.

Ex-minister calls for mental health task force
After days of reports about a privately owned rehabilitation centre in Arouca, from where police removed 69 clients, former minister of the people Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh wants Government to take the next step and address mental illness.

CEPEP workers ‘tricked’, less money allocated in budget

Imbert: Govt collected $2.4 billion from Tax Amnesty

More $$ in bank for former judges; ex-ministers wait

US Embassy official: More Trinis interested in US Universities
THERE has been a sizeable increase in the number of TT students showing an interest in attending universities in the US and Canada as over 4000 attended the annual US College fair yesterday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain.

$105 million for EBC
THE Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) has received an allocation of $105,656,000 for fiscal 2020. According to the Draft Estimates of Recurrent Expenditure 2020, this is an increase of $40,744,310 from the EBC's allocation of $64,912,290 in fiscal 2019.

Berger closes down in Trinidad

Search party finds bodies of murdered men
Police are investigating the circumstances behind the death of two hunters whose bodies were found in Cumuto earlier today.

Teen chopped to death, two held

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