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Another death, 97 new cases
Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2020

Another death, 97 new cases
The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID death. The person is male with pre-existing medical conditions.

Divali still shines in Felicity
Felicity has been described as little India, as the streets, houses and community parks would be adorned with decorations, lights and deyas. This has been so for the past 30 years, having first started with flambeau lanterns along the streets.

Lake Asphalt on the chopping block also
Well information coming out of the state-owned La Brea-based company is that it is also on the chopping block, if it can find a buyer/joint-venture partner. This will result in what is known as reorganisation of the company, which is really a nice word for the elimination of jobs. The company employs approximately 300 workers, not all of them permanent.

Karim: Cuts to GATE, scholarships 'backward, visionless'
He said: "The UTT Tamana Campus alone cost taxpayers $2 billion and has not benefitted a single student to this day, yet this Government has resorted to denying opportunities to our top-performing students who have worked night and day to achieve their dreams of a brighter future."

Catholic archbishop's call: 'Stop and speak to the poor'

Griffith: Rogue cops have links to politicians, media
Corruption in the police service, funded by transnational crime organisations, has for decades infiltrated the ranks at all levels and would continue to do so if politicians, on both sides of the divide, and society continue to ignore the festering sore.

Persad-Bissessar: ‘Serious concerns’ over gang bill
At a virtual briefing on Friday she said the Opposition will first have to caucus ahead of the debate on the Anti Gang Bill 2020 which proposes to extend the Anti Gang Act 2018 which is subject to a sunset clause. She said, "It is a radical and brutal affront and violations of human rights as enshrined in the Constitution we are being asked to abridge, and therefore we’ll have to give consideration."

Arima man arrested after police find 54 marijuana trees at his home
An Arima man was arrested after 54 marijuana trees were found at his home. The legal limit is four.

Belmont man gunned down while on a job
According to police, Kevin Danglade, of San Francois Valley Road, and two men went to an area in Belmont, known as Beecham Coco, when they were attacked. They received a call about 2.30 pm for a job for them to do and drove to the location.

Hope dwindles as search for missing diver extends to Tobago
Novoa, 66, of Westmoorings, was last seen on Sunday at about 11 am off the coast of Manzanilla, where he went for an open dive. When a boatman returned to pick him up at about 3.45 pm, he was nowhere to be found.

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