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PM: Phased reopening from Monday
Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2020

PM: Phased reopening from Monday
He said restaurants and roadside street vendors will be allowed to reopen for business. The ban on in-house dining remains in effect.

PM: Cautious phased reopening of business

No new COVID-19 cases since April 26

Don't compromise our economic well-being, PM Rowley

Chamber: More businesses should open
"I don't believe there was a strategy. A number of businesses were not identified. It actually left the business community in more panic and despondency than before the announcement," Faria said, adding that risk factors were not addressed by the prime minister.

Stakeholders want more from reopening
While some stakeholders are not surprised by the Government's structured easing of the COVID-19 restrictions, they believe more operations should resume, lesseningthe strain on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

Churches, bars, beaches and border remain closed
WHILE roadside food stalls, such as doubles vendors, will regain their status as essential on Monday, typical public gathering spots and non-essential stores, schools, places of worship and bars will remain closed, the prime minister has announced.

EBC order adjusts 12 constituencies
The Prime Minister laid a motion to accept the order in the House Friday. He said there is a formula for the constituencies that is not widely known and he has heard on many occasions people speaking of "big and small constituencies" as though it was some type of misconduct, usually on the part of the PNM. He explained that the total voting population is divided by the number of seats and the law states that no seat can be ten per cent above or below the average.

First Peoples kick start GrowTrinbago initiative
THE FIRST PEOPLES, descendants of the country's first farmers, were on Saturday the first community to receive free packages of seeds when the Ministry of Agriculture launched GrowTrinbago an initiative intended to encourage more home-owners to grow their own food.

Minister on flood mitigation: River bank tampering still an issue
Human interference which broke down riverbanks and led to disastrous flooding during last year's rainy season may still pose a problem this year.

Mayaro left reeling from double whammy
...falling oil prices, COVID-19 lockdown

Update: Barriers placed to block illegal dumping at Blue Basin river

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake reported near T&T

Poisoned ginger seized at Arima market
According to police, around 6 pm on Thursday, thieves carted off five crocus bags of ginger from Steve Pierre. Pierre said he had sprayed an insecticide on the ginger heads which were being prepared to be planted.

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