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Govt unveils plan to revitalise capital
Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Big city dreams as Govt unveils plan to revitalise capital
He said Port-of-Spain has deteriorated from its former glory as he recalled coming to Trinidad when he lived in Tobago to shop on Queen Street in Port of Spain. He described Queen Street today, as "the toilet of the capital".

Rowley: PoS can be revitalised with private $

Mixed reactions to Govt's PoS revitalisation plan
Government's announcement of a 17th attempt to revitalize the nation's capital yesterday has received mixed reactions.

Bring procurement legislation and we'll support Anti-Gang bill - Kamla
That's the challenge Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has thrown out to Government, protesting the sale of the Guaracara refinery and Paria Fuel Trading Company under what she says is a shroud of secrecy.

bpTT retrenches first batch of workers
BPTT yesterday retrenched more than 40 workers in what is expected to an exercise in which close to 100 employees will be let go from the company this week.

UTC records $19m q3 profit

16 new covid19 cases, no new deaths
There are 544 active cases, all in Trinidad.

No covid19 cases in Tobago, frontline workers hailed
There are no active covid19 cases in Tobago. The last patient was discharged from official quarantine, the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development said in a press release on Monday.

'Release low-risk inmates to curb Covid in prisons'
The question has been asked by the Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR), which expressed concern that since November 6, 132 prisoners have tested positive for Covid-19.

Children's education suffering in Chatham
In Chatham Village, constant work is hard to come by for villager. No work means no pay. No income means no access to utilities like running water and electricity. No electricity means their children are now at a learning disadvantage. It's not as if the power would help anyway, as there are no tablets or desktops to be found in their humble homes where you can hear the waves roar and the sound of children playing - children who should be inside learning.

Servol students not coping with online learning
"We have about 1,200 students across the board and I would say only about a third of them are able to access online learning and even that has serious problems," Montrichard said.

Red, white & blocked
My name is George Maharaj and I am selling or donating away a priceless collection of Trinidad and Tobago and Caribbean music to a foreign institution if I can find one.

Vasant challenges Kamla to debate
...calls for clean campaign

UNC MPs show early support for Kamla
INCUMBENT UNC political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar so far has the support of at least six of the 18 UNC MPs who sit with her in the House of Representatives, to retain her post in the party's internal election on December 6.

Family seeks help for San Fernando woman hit by stray bullet
Ten years ago, she said, her mother signed up for a grant from the National Commission for Self Help to do repairs to her home, which is still in deplorable condition. "My mother is still awaiting a response."

Elderly Tobago farmer held with wild meat
During the execution of the warrant, TDTF officers allegedly discovered three transparent plastic bags which each contained an iguana carcass, an armadillo carcass and a turtle carcass in a deep freezer outside of his home.

Pathologist: Man in Morvant triple killing had left hand raised
A second autopsy on a man police claimed pointed a gun at them in Morvant on June 27, suggests his left hand was upraised when he was shot. Joel Jacobs was one of three men killed by police who stopped the car they were in at Juman Drive.

Morvant man slapped with 10-year sentence for robbery, gun possession
One man has been sentenced to ten years' hard labour and another denied bail after appearing before a Sangre Grande Magistrate on Monday jointly charged with robbery and possession of ammunition.

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