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Govt continues misinformation battle with OAS
Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Govt continues misinformation battle with OAS
Government continues to fight against what it says is further misinformation by the Organisation of American States’ (OAS’) general secretariat concerning last month’s tragic drowning of a number of Venezuelans off Guiria.


UNC hails Chang Kit a hero, wants procurement law withdrawn
He quoted Chang Kit, who gave as his reason, "The subsequent stalling and stymying of our efforts to have the necessary regulations proclaimed as we went through the many challenges to our jurisdiction, interminable reviews and subtle attacks brought on by the Government via its agents in state enterprises – Minister of Finance and Attorney General – both subtle and frontal, underwrote its reluctance for proper oversight of its spending".

17 receive $367k in THA medical aid
The financial assistance is meant to cover medical procedures that are not available locally, as well as prosthetics and wheelchairs. Among the 17, applications were made for eyeglasses, pacemaker, below knee prosthesis, above knee prosthesis, special wheelchair, power wheelchair, arthroscopy repair and scapholunate ligament repair, craniotomy for frontal tumour and neurolyses procedure.

Hole dug in wall of Maraval branch

Young: Ask Moonilal about unused helicopter
Responding to allegations made by Moonilal at a UNC virtual meeting on Monday, Young observed, "Moonilal may have questions to answer as to whether he was a member of the National Security Council that approved this very disadvantageous and strange contract. "This matter is currently the subject of litigation, and it would be imprudent for me to say any more at this time, save that, the contract was never in favour of the people of TT."

Batson: Bar closures, ticketing systems led to fewer road deaths

PM slams weekend 'folly' at No Man's Land, fears COVID-19 surge
The Prime Minister said while several COVID-19 vaccine candidates are being administered to individuals across the world, persons must continue to be cautious and try to avoid contracting the disease.

Kamla: UNC to challenge 'inequity' in exemption process
The United National Congress (UNC) intends to challenge Government’s exemption process and system of allocations to regional corporations.

UWI research project to boost Trinidad and Tobago's capacity to monitor virus
PROFESSOR of molecular genetics and virology at UWI's Faculty of Medical Sciences Christine Carrington says the rapid whole genome-sequencing project she is leading at UWI will be able to address concerns by public health bodies, not just with covid19 but also other infectious diseases in the future.

Record cold night recorded in Trinidad
The Meteorological Office has said the minimum temperature at Piarco during the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday was 19 degrees Celsius, a record-breaking low temperature.

Two buildings damaged in fire in Enterprise
At least eight ambulances and ten fire appliances were on the scene rendering assistance.

Beckles gears up for 'absentee' Duke fight
The People's National Movement (PNM) candidate for Belle Garden East/Roxborough/Delaford Neil Beckles is ready to wrest the seat away from the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) "absentee" leader Watson Duke on January 25, 2021, in the Tobago House of Assembly's (THA) elections.

Friend: Murdered teacher tried to escape abuse
Close friends of murdered teacher Suzette Sylvester insist that she tried many times to flee from her abusive relationship.

Tunapuna girl, 13, missing
Naomi Campbell of Second Trace, Maingot Road, Tunapuna, was last seen on January 4.

Cocoyea woman found, Point Fortin teen still missing
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service said Akala Winchester went into the Mon Repos Police Station earlier today and appeared to be in good health.

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