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33 Trinis finally cleared
Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

PM at virtual Caricom emergency covid19 meeting

33 Trinis finally cleared after 70-day COVID ordeal
It brought to an end the long saga which had seen them in purgatory in paradise, as the Barbados government initially took them after they missed the deadline to return to Trinidad and Tobago before the borders were closed at midnight March 22.

Thank you Barbados

Looking Ahead: Workplace Protocols Post COVID-19
Itís in this vein that the Ministry of Health has appointed a Committee to work with stakeholders in the business community, to "identify risks at their establishment and develop mitigating strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19".

Survey: Public backs gov't covid19 response
Responses were obtained from a total of 936 surveys, which were accessed via online links. The respondents were 50 per cent female and 50 per cent male. Thirty-seven per cent said they were "African," 24 per cent Indian and 39 per cent mixed.

Caribbean Airlines prepares for border reopening
The statement said CAL's cabins are currently being cleaned with chemicals that "meet the requirements of the World Health Organization, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Centre for Disease Control," as being effective against the covid19 virus. CEO of the airline Garvin Medera said "we assure you that Caribbean Airlines' aircraft are sanitised above international standards." Medera said the crew monitors the air quality in the cabins. He also said the Boeing 737 jet fleet is "equipped with high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that capture 99.97 percent of particles."

Friendly hands help Venezuelans in Trinidad and Tobago

Remembering Dana Ė 6 years after her murder
Seetahalís sister, Susan Francois, and her niece, Danielle, said they had tried to think of ways to remember her this year during the covid19 pandemic, "without too much gloom." In the past, candlelight vigils have been held in remembrance of Seetahal.

58 Arrested for Crimes Against Children in T&T

Coast Guard member shot by police
Relatives of a Coast Guard serviceman who was shot by the police in South Oropouche yesterday, are rejecting claims that he attacked them with a cutlass.

Coast Guard officer shot by police
Preliminary reports revealed that officers of the Port of Spain Division, accompanied by a bailiff, proceeded to Berridge Trace, South Oropouche, around 5.45 am, on Tuesday, to effect an eviction pursuant to a High Court judgment. Upon arriving at the location, the officers were reportedly attacked by a man with a cutlass.

'Who killed my children?'
"We are not doing well. They were our only children. Today we are having their prayers and it is very difficult. My husband had to go for medical treatment. But I am here trying to hold down the fort," she said. Chitbahal said since the incident she had been searching for answers. But there were no clues as to why anyone would want her children dead.

Photos of the Day: May 5



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