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Stay home if you feel sick
Posted: Sunday, July 26, 2020

Stay home if you feel sick
Chief Medical Officer pleads:

Watch: No further lockdowns; gov't to crack down on existing measures
Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh, said that while the government isn't thinking of instituting any further lockdowns or closures, they will be cracking down to ensure that existing policies are adhered to.

Maraval RC standard five student positive for covid19
It is expected the student and 12 others will go into state quarantine by late Saturday afternoon, Parasram said at the virtual health news conference on Saturday.

Entire SEA class, teachers quarantined because of Covid-positive classmate
In a letter to parents, the school said that the last time any student or school staff member would have been in direct contact with the student who tested positive would have been Wednesday July 22.

Gonzalo warning lifted for Trinidad and Tobago, storm fizzles to tropical depression

Gonzalo spares Tobago

Who killed my mother? Daughter still seeks answers 30 after coup attempt
Official records say 24 people were killed in the six days of the 1990 attempted coup. Parliamentary clerk Lorraine Caballero was one of these casualties.

Young: Anyone caught trafficking illegal immigrants will be arrested
Young said the TTPS hotline 555 will be dedicated specifically for reports on human trafficking activity, adding that Venezuelans who are here legally will have their documentation revoked if they are caught harbouring illegal immigrants.

Young: Trinis face charges for trafficking Venezuelans
On Wednesday, 33 Venezuelans were detained by South-Western and Tobago Division police. In Erin, the South-Western Task Force went to Los Iros beach where they arrested 15 people hiding in the bushes after they were seen disembarking from a vessel. A group of 18 was arrested at guesthouses at Gaskin Bay Road, Bon Accord and Alfred Crescent, Bon Accord.

Don't send back trafficked Venes
Caribbean Centre for Human Rights:

PM: Cost too high to have election observers

PNM and UNC in tight election race
Poll shows voting still heavily influenced by race

PM: Caricom observers only for general election
No Commonwealth observers will be coming to TT for the general election, but the Prime Minister said there will be Caricom observers, which may avoid any speculation over interference by the Government.

Moonilal: Stop refinery sale
Selling a 100-year-old asset cannot be part of a political campaign, he added, as he called on the prime minister to "take his paws off the refinery and allow the incoming government of Kamla Persad Bissessar to properly evaluate the mess that they have placed the energy sector into and return the refinery to the people."

Moonilal: Political pressure to arrest me
Sunday Newsday was reliably informed that senior members of the Anti-Corruption Investigations Bureau were advised to arrest Moonilal and other suspects by a UK-based firm hired by the police to help unravel the complex white-collar investigation. The police team was also said to have been advised by a team of legal officers in the police service to go ahead and bring in the suspects. But sources familiar with the case said some investigators and legal officers had concerns that there was insufficient evidence to make such a move or persuade a magistrate to grant the warrants.

MND candidate moves in on Diego West seat
As with those other "safe seats," Diego Martin has been disregarded. He said he has lived in and around Diego Martin for 42 years and has been an avid cyclist for over 20 years. He has therefore ridden all over the three Diego Martin constituencies West, Central, North East has seen with his own eyes that nothing has been done. "I've seen how Diego Martin has developed in terms of housing but human life has been neglected throughout the whole Diego Martin region. My decision really was brought about by challenges I've faced in my own personal journey."

Womantra: Offences against women should disqualify would-be MPs
The group also asked the police to take all allegations made against political officials or aspiring representatives seriously and commence investigations promptly, particularly given the impending election of August 10.

PEP head defends Point Fortin candidate
PROGRESSIVE Empowerment Party (PEP) head Phillip Edward Alexander said it was unfair for online critics to single out his party's Point Fortin candidate Kenesha Ramsoondar for allegedly not being from the area, as she would fight for the constituency if elected, and was not unique in not living within the borders of the constituency.

Assessing Rowley administration
When the Rowley-led administration took office the country was just shifting out of a period of high oil prices. The price of oil in 2014 was US$93.17 a barrel. The annual percentage change in 2015 was -30.53 per cent and by 2016 the average closing price was US$43.29, less than half of the 2014 price.

Windies batsmen falter against England pacers
The Windies bowlers, led by pacers Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel, did a commendable job in restricting England to 280/8, but a stunning counter-attack by Stuart Broad helped the home team to 369 all out. Broad slammed 62 off 45 balls with nine fours and one six.

Sugar Aloes' son gunned down in New York
Ancil Blackman, 39, was killed outside his home in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday morning, police reported. A video of Blackman laying on the road while being attended to outside the Miller Evangelical Christian Union Church, near his home in Crown Heights, circulated on social media following a US news report.

Man chops family in Barrackpore
Three members of a Barrackpore family currently are warded at the hospital after being attacked by a relative on Friday night.

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