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OPEC+ reach deal to cut production
Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2020

OPEC+ reach deal to cut production by 10mn barrels per day, ending price war that devastated oil market - reports

Young scraps new residential patrol plan
Less than 24 hours after he announced it, National Security Minister Stuart Young yesterday cancelled his ministry's plan to hire private security firms for residential patrols, since he said people have questioned if it was necessary at this time.

Estate police to Young: You should have called us
Richardson, in a conversation with Newsday highlighted the Supplimental Police Act, where in sections14 and 15 it says estate police have the powers of a police officer below the rank of corporal.

Top Cop denies 'reigniting' Community Comfort Patrols
Police Commissioner Gary Griffith on Wednesday sought to clarify the TTPS' involvement in the now-cancelled initiative announced by the National Security Ministry just a day earlier.

Update: T&T's number of COVID-19 cases remains at 107

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.

Stay home? - T&T least compliant, says report
Following COVID-19 stay-at-home rules...

Cops: Fewer people coming to PoS
The numbers of people venturing into downtown Port of Spain are gradually decreasing, as more people are observing the stay-at-home regulations.

Army assists to build temporary shelter for homeless

Venezuela on the brink with Covid-19 plus economic shutdown
The Coronavirus has devastated first world countries and laid to waste many developing countries. Thousands of migrants Venezuelans who went to neighboring Colombia now have no work and no place to live after Colombia like many countries shut everything down to combat the spread of Covid-19. Many are now forced to head back to their shattered Homeland.

High Court to hear application for release of 388 prisoners today

Payments begin today
Assistance for those unemployed due to COVID-19 measures

MPs' phones ring non-stop
LA Brea MP Nicole Olivierre said her phone has been ringing non-stop as she helps constituents get social relief during the covid19 lockdown, during which many people have lost their jobs.

Covid-19 data shows 28 new tests every 6 hours

Nightmare at Caura covid-19 quarantined patients voice concerns of sub standard care
Covid-19 quarantined patients at the Caura health facility are complaining of poor standard of care being administered at the facility.

'Nightmare at Caura Hospital'
Recovering COVID-19 patients beg for final tests for release

Coast Guard assures investigation into sailor's shooting death
According to reports, around 4.45 pm Ordinary Seaman Gyasi Richardson was on board the TTPS Speyside, which was on exercise near Chacachacare Island, when he was shot. Police say Richardson was shot in head, following the accidental discharge of another sailor's service issued firearm.

Photos of the Day: April 8

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