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Pandemic leave for workers with children
Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Pandemic leave for workers with children
Public servants, who cannot find supervision for their children over the next week while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, can now benefit from pandemic leave.

Children's Authority applauds minister

Utilise leave but not on criteria suggested— Duke
Duke appeared to call on all public servants, not just those who could not find supervision for their children, to claim pandemic leave today. 

Young: Restrict overseas travel to emergency and essential business
CANCEL all travel plans in the foreseeable future and avoid unnecessary gatherings, National Security Minister Stuart Young has advised as the Government seeks to stem the spread of the covid19.

MOH liaising with CARPHA, PAHO to ensure adequate testing for COVID-19

Gov't urges 14-day self-quarantine for all T&T arrivals
Government is calling on all passengers arriving in Trinidad and Tobago to undergo a voluntary 14-day self-quarantine in order to prevent any possible spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Here's a list of health facilities, emergency contacts

Health Ministry limits hospital visits due to COVID-19

Griffith on return from London: I will go in self-quarantine

NP, Paria: No threat to fuel supply from covid19

Diptee: Report unfair super-markets
PRESIDENT OF the Supermarket Association of TT Rajiv Diptee is calling on citizens to report supermarkets with exorbitant prices on hygiene products and disinfectants in light of the growing concerns of covid19 in Trinidad.

Teelucksingh on COVID-19:
Once vaccine created T&T back to being nasty as usual

BPTT closes offices for one month

It noted that in keeping with the rest of the BP Group it had decided to close its Port of Spain and Galeota offices and staff not required at work will be allowed to operate remotely.

Caricom team to supervise Guyana's recount
Mottley announced on Saturday the decision was taken following a request by Guyana's President David Granger and agreement by Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo.

Farmers intimidated, threatened, killed
As Government continues to lose millions of dollars annually from illegal quarrying in north-east Trinidad, acting Commissioner of State Lands (COSL) Bhanmatie Seecharan says there are seemingly rogue elements within state agencies and possibly within her office who have been alerting and "tipping off" illicit quarry operators to avoid being caught and arrested by the police.

Private sector to gov't: don't borrow to spend
THE catastrophic effect of the coronavirus coupled with the price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia now causing a negative global impact is an indication for TT to start balancing its budget.

Man injured in fall off Curepe interchange
The man, who was wearing a black t-shirt, managed to wiggle his way out of the grasp and was seen holding on to the railing of bridge with one hand before falling to the ground.

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