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Tobago tourism moves again
Posted: Sunday, October 11, 2020

Tobago tourism moves again with more flights, Buccoo tours
Dr Rowley said Tobago's tourism-based economy was especially challenged owing the restrictions that have been imposed to prevent the spread of the virus.

PM warns public servants to report for duty
Public servants are abusing the rotation system put in place to li­mit movement amid the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in reduced efficiency in the Public Service.

Bar owners upset; tour operators happy with covid19 changes

Tobago hoteliers upgrading properties with $50m grant
The statement said, to date, almost $15 million of the $50 million relief grant has been invested into Tobago's tourism industry by the government. It added property owners have accessed grants ranging from a maximum of $100,000 for establishments with two to seven rooms, $300,000 for those with eight to 50 rooms and $500,000 for properties with 51 to 99 rooms.

Home by Christmas
Young stated that 5,284 exemptions have been granted to re-enter the country and 7,208 granted to leave thus far.

Over 100 private preschools shut
Over 100 private preschools and daycares have either closed their doors permanently or were forced out of the facilities they once occupied and are now searching for a way forward. That's according to the president of the Private Childcare Providers group, Nisha Hoyte, who said the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted their industry.

Kamla: Why property tax for home owners first?
OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has questioned why Government is seeking to implement the property tax for residential owners first and placing pressure on the "small man" in these difficult financial times.

Kelvin Jack: 'United TTFA has no moral authority to risk the immediate future of T&T football'
I have analysed the various arguments for the continued progression of this court action. From the supposed invasion of Trinidad and Tobago sovereignty, to no football is being played right now because of the global pandemic, to the view by some that Trinidad and Tobago wouldn't qualify for the 2022 World Cup anyway. These reasons are weak and incredibly disrespectful to the players, fans, potential sponsors, coaches and referees.

Laughter, song and cultural policy in honour of Sprangalang

Visionary leader who inspired the nation
Chief Servant Makandal Daaga...

Brand-new UK High Commissioner Harriet Cross creating a stir

Siparia man charged for killing ex-wife
Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul has advised that Sunil Dookie be charged with the murder of his ex-wife Reshma Kanchan.

Stranded oil tanker crew offers to help search for drugs
THE CREW of an oil and chemical tanker anchored off the coast of Chaguaramas more than a month ago is willing to help a multi-agency task force embark on the dangerous mission to empty the vessel's fuel tanks to search for a shipment of dangerous drugs.

Solider captured on video stuffing cash in crotch: 'Money is mine'
In a statement to police, the regiment officer who accompanied a contingent of special operations response team officers, to search a house at Kathleen Warner Avenue, said he was merely trying to secure his own money to prevent any allegations of wrongdoing

Cocorite fishermen appeal for protection from thieves
The Cocorite Fish Market Association is asking Government to take action to help stop the continued theft at the Cocorite Fishing Centre and the robbery of its fishermen.

San Juan teen missing
Shaniqua is of African descent, brown skin in complexion, athletic build, black braided hairstyle, brown eyes, bushy eyebrows, straight nose, wide mouth, round face, flat forehead, small ears and scars on left leg and on her inner thigh.

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