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T&T gets blacklist from US
Posted: Friday, May 15, 2020

T&T gets blacklist from US
The United States government's list of sanctioned individuals and institutions in Venezuela was yesterday sent by the US Embassy in Trinidad to Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses. This list contains 28 names, among them Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circle.

Rowley: Don't call me a liar over Delcy's visit
THE Prime Minister has said only Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and Asdrubal Chavez, who was not the president of PDVSA at that time, met with him at the Diplomatic Centre in March.

PM: I was not given Chavez's portfolio

Rush to exams unfair to all

As an educator with over 30 years of teaching experience, I have serious concerns about the decision taken by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to undertake examinations in July using the multiple-choice format for both the CSEC and CAPE levels.

CAL secures US$65 million loan

License demerit point system now set to start May 26
Motorists have been warned to start following the rules of the road from now because if they breach the law after May 26, their driver's licenses could end up being suspended.

Persons no longer have to swear on holy books, Judiciary advises

Ministry's COVID-19 app up and running

21 nationals return from Guyana

Lee: I did not block Tewarie from covid19 recovery team
He said that while a request for Tewarie's services was submitted to the Leader of the Opposition, it was for Tewarie to serve, as team co-vice chairman and Public Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte publicly stated on Tuesday, "in his individual capacity,"

Mixed reactions to Cuffie's exit

Griffith: Firearm users' licences for farmers soon
"The Praedial Larceny Unit, the TTPS and you the farmers, we have work together to deal with this situation. These criminal elements if they decide to target you, I give you the assurance that I intend to target them. The TTPS will do all in our power."

Duke hits legal wall
He was voted in as the new Chief Secretary in the Assembly Legislature, on May 6, after its former office holder Kelvin Charles resigned on April 30. Duke has since challenged the legality of Dennis' position, saying the circumstances by which he was elected was not explicitly covered in the THA Act. He said the act is silent on a chief secretary assuming the position after the previous office holder resigned.

Aliyah, where are you?
She is Aliyah Seline and she lives at 163 Waterwheel Road, Diego Martin but she has been missing since last week Friday May 8.

Protest at the Siparia district health facility and frustrated staff call on the authorities to fix the broken system under which they are forced to operate.

Tales of TT's parallel health systems
We have two healthcare systems, one for the wealthy, and another plagued by politics, PR gimmickry, nepotism, and inefficiency for the poor and socially disadvantaged. Healthcare reform changing the way healthcare is funded and delivered is needed to bring those two healthcare systems together. Until then we cannot claim that we value every human life in TT.

$8,000 in fines for people found sea bathing
A release issued by the T&T Police Service (TTPS) said the seven people appeared virtually before Magistrate Sarah De Silva and all pleaded guilty.

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