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PAHO to negotiate any Covid-19 vaccine
Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2020

PAHO to negotiate any Covid-19 vaccine for T&T
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said this country will be under PAHO's negotiating power as a regional block. He said this was a better way of acquiring vaccines for small countries.

Young: No favours for those who 'run to media'
The ministry has granted 4,515 exemptions so far and some nationals have agreed to pay for their 14-day quarantine. They will be returned to TT in phases.

CAL to fly between Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados
There will be four flights on Saturdays: Kingston to Antigua, leaving at 9 am; Antigua to Barbados, leaving at 1.35 pm; Barbados to Antigua, leaving at 4.30 pm; and, Antigua to Kingston, leaving at 6.50 pm.

2 accused in Dana's murder inquiry to begin their defence next week
"When lawyers can't comply with court orders you have duty to inform the court of difficulties for the court to make a decision. It is improper to come now and to tell the court these things. Every time it is an adjournment. Adjournments are delaying this matter and is putting a strain on other matters. There are other people waiting on hearings. Every time this court sets this matter for hearing, another matter has to be adjourned and this impacts the administration of justice overall," Cedeno said.

'No division among Muslims'

'Suddenly private lives out of bounds?'
But, the Prime Minister asked, was this the same Kamla Persad Bissessar who "led Vernella Alleyne Toppin and Roodal Moonilal into the Parliament to call my deceased father, God rest his soul, a rapist?"

Water level at Caroni reservoir 'lowest ever'
This was the response of the Water and Sewerage Authority's (WASA) Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alan Poon King as he observed the water level at the Caroni/Arena reservoir yesterday.

Kenneth Lalla dies at 93
Lalla was a former chairman of the Police and Public Service Commissions and a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission, the Caribbean Court of Justice Legal Service Commission and Defence Commission.

'Rich and white' but I didn't want to be me
"Let's acknowledge it (white privilege). It's not difficult to do. So if someone wears something in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement, then we should acknowledge and support it at best. It is not a threat to anyone, it's just acknowledging disparity and posturing for a more equitable future."

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