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PM: TKR victory lifts country's spirits
Posted: Friday, September 11, 2020

PM: TKR victory lifts country's spirits
TKR clinched the title with an eight-wicket win over St Lucia Zouks at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba on Thursday.

'Awesome display, boys'
TKR cops fourth CPL title

Four more die of COVID-19
The number of deaths in Trinidad and Tobago now stands at 43, with 35 of those occurring in the last four weeks—21 since the month of September began.

4 people died from Covid today
The thirty-five (35) positive cases reported above show results from samples taken during the period August 29th to September 9th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

Subhas Panday on Bayside party: Law tilted in favour of wealthy
"The law as it stands is tilted against the poor in favour of the wealthy. This can be clearly gleaned by the Prime Minister's statement when people complained about the $1,000 ticket being too burdensome to the poor: he said, 'If you poor, don't break the law.'

Panday: Public Health Ordinance favours privileged
Panday also took a swipe at the opposition. He said the opposition appears to have been so badly beaten and brutalized by the allegations of the Government that they were obstructionists that appeared to have surrendered and have joined the government in passing bad populist legislation.

CAL to operate POS to Barbados flight on September 13

Critically ill covid19 patient in Tobago
The total active cases on the island is 19. To date, 31 covid19 patients have been discharged, including one on Tuesday.

Elderly dad falls sick in US, seeks urgent exemption
To access proper and affordable healthcare in the USA, one needs health insurance. In the absence of that, Bajan said their medical bills at Herman Memorial Medical Centre is piling, and they have not settled one debt to date.

Bar Association wants to return to sense of normalcy
"Whilst we were allowed to open with a grab and go system, this system was not feasible to sustain our businesses. More than 60% of the bars opted to remain closed during this period due to high overheads," BOATT said in a statement Thursday.

Man arrested for non-payment 3 years after he paid $1,000 fine
With the increase in the number of offences for which fixed-penalty tickets and fines can be imposed – including fines for not wearing masks in public – the judge is calling for the digitisation of official records available to different arms of the State.

WASA levels up following heavy showers
Public Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales said yesterday that WASA's dams were all "trending positively" and the Authority may be in a better position during the 2021 dry season to maintain a level of supply.

Nedco moves to Hinds' Youth Ministry

FFOS demands civil society groups be placed on NCSD
"FFOS strongly object to the NCSD's imbalanced composition of which 70% are State institutions and no Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives. We respectfully insist that the Honourable Minister reconsider this glaring omission and urgently appoint active CSOs with a wide scope of experience and competence who would empower our often-neglected public interest civil society members and fulfil their critical role as watchdogs of State transparency and accountability."

2020 Hurricane Season Season reaches its peak day
Six areas of concern are being monitored by the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) as the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season reaches its statistical peak day (September 10).

Heavy rains cause flash flooding in Claxton Bay
The rainfall lasted roughly 30 minutes and the water receded shortly after.

Suicide and COVID-19: Who's at risk and what we should do
Between January and August, T&T lost 74 people to suicide, 80 per cent of these cases were boys and men. Women and girls made up 20 per cent while 25 per cent accounted for people over the age of 60.

Police empty-handed on the raid on ex-councillor's business
According to reports, officers from the Northern Division visited the house along around 6 am with a search warrant. However, the two-hour-long search did not yield anything illegal, and police did not detain Williams or his father, Andy. Williams clarified a social media post which stated that the police arrested him during the raid.

Family needs help to access education
At Wilson Road, Penal, Reena Mahabir's ten children are growing up without electricity. Two of them, aged 11 and 12, have never had the chance to go to school so they cannot read or write.

Help flows in for Penal family

Ganja activist arrested at Trincity home
A 47-year-old marijuana activist is in police custody after being arrested for allegedly having 435 grammes of marijuana at her home.

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