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Tobago under storm watch
Posted: Friday, July 24, 2020

Tobago under storm watch
"Latest analyses suggest that Trinidad will not be directly impacted by Gonzalo. However heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected as the system passes north of the island."

'Don't panic, but be concerned'

Daughter of RBL worker is COVID case 141
The clock is ticking for the Ministry of Health after fears over the local transmission of COVID-19 continued to grow yesterday, following the announcement that Republic Bank's West Mall branch was forced to close because the daughter of an employee was the latest person to contract the virus in T&T.

Report: 17,136 women trafficked from Venezuela in a year
A report conducted by human trafficking researcher Dr Justine Pierre suggests as many as 17,136 women from five regions in Venezuela went missing and were possibly trafficked in 2019 and may have been victims of an elaborate ring. Hundreds of them ended up in Trinidad and Tobago.

Charles questions COVID tests on Venezuelans
"He (Young) refuses to accept that Venezuelans residing here are refugees. So where are we? He registered 16,000 Venezuelans without a plan for them. At the last minute, they got an extension to stay. Still no plan. What to do with the children born here who are citizens by birth?" Charles asked.

PM: Don't push your luck
Speaking at a PNM election campaign meeting on Wednesday night, Rowley said if the police had not been vigilant, the country would have been having a "serious number of Covid parties".

UWI: September school reopening needs to be more inclusive
Carrington-Blaides said schools need to be more mindful of supporting the "whole child," developing their "interpersonal and communication skills, reasoning and critical thinking, cognitive skills, independent and self-regulation skills," rather than focusing purely on academics.

UWI set to start 2020/2021 semester on August 30 as scheduled

'Union's eyes on refinery prize'
He said months after Patriotic secured the bid to restart the refinery he would have expected the process to be further along but election is not going to stop Patriotic form pursuing its goal.

Duke tells supporters "Vote PNM"
"Vote PNM, vote for the PNM. PMM wha, vote for the PDP. Vote PDP. It's the demons you know. It's the demons. Folks, hear me. It's the demons, " Duke repeatedly said.

PNM candidate denies 'tawah' comment was racist
In the much-shared post, Morris-Julian said "Cocorite Road is a major road and falls under the MOW (Ministry of Works). But thanks for the info and I hope the people who keep stealing the manhole covers to make tawahs will stop too. We will send out a team."

Pt Fortin candidate claims faulty Heritage infrastructure

PNM candidate wants to end UNC domination in Princes Town
Sharon Baboolal, a 36-year old resident and mother of one is hoping to break this cycle of United National Congress (UNC) domination in the 2020 general election.

Haynes: Rowley would have enough time to lime after election

Dana accused to stand trial
FIVE years after they first appeared in court charged with the shooting death of senior counsel Dana Seetahal in 2014, the 10 men accused of the crime have been committed to stand trial at the High Court.

Woman charged for beating child with broom
According to police reports, on July 11th the Child Protection Unit, received a report, where it was alleged that a minor was dealt several blows to her body with a broom, which caused injury to her shoulders, forearms, wrist and belly.

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