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A day we will never forget'
Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2021

'A day we will never forget'
“Similar scenes in Venezuela resulted in sanctions by foreign nations against those who claimed victory. Is it that those same people will now resort to sanctions against this country since the losers of elections decide to defy the authorities and call people into the street to put into office a person who feels he is entitled to the office and is being denied by fraud? This is a day we would never be able to forget even as it was coming for some time.”

Rowley on riot at US Capitol: A day never to forget

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with police
The US Capitol locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside as violent clashes broke out between supporters of President Donald Trump and police.

Foreigners uneasy in America

Pfizer vaccine approved for region but Health Ministry wants more info
He had said, "The advantage is the Moderna vaccine can be stored at much higher temperatures than the Pfizer. The Pfizer can be stored at -70 degrees Celsius to -80 degrees Celsius…But the Moderna vaccine can be stored at -20 degrees Celsius for up to six months. So logistically, that is a huge improvement."

Tobago records 1 COVID-19 case as 9 more test positive in Trinidad
Ten more people have contracted COVID-19 from samples taken between January 3 and January 5 according to the Ministry of Health's daily clinical update.

Who gets the vaccine first in T&T?
"There's a need to prioritise specific population groups for vaccination in the first round due to the scarcity of vaccines currently available," Wheeler said, and added that among the priority groups are healthcare workers, older adults, and others with high risk conditions-persons with non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

Doctors debunk covid19 vaccine myths: No microchips, no DNA altering
NO, covid19 vaccines will not alter your DNA. And no, there aren't any microchips in any of the vaccines, either.

Ministry still looking at Covid-tracking bracelets

AMCHAM T&T calls for urgent action to address port delays
The body said while it applauds the Customs and Excise Division for beginning to implement the electronic clearance application, ASYCUDA 4.2.2, its inefficiency is choking an already "sputtering" economy.

Permit suspended: Driver challenges demerit point system
He said he had some difficulty in accepting it was Parliament's intention for the Supreme Court to review all the decisions of the transport commissioner to disqualify or suspend a driver. Apart from that concern, Seepersad said the legislation gives the impression that the decision of a summary court was final, which was also troubling.

5 things to know about the new vehicle window tint regulations

Fast ferry Buccoo Reef handed over to Government
Because of restrictions due to the pandemic, the vessel was received by representatives acting on behalf of Nidco at shipbuilder Incat's shipyard in Hobart, Tazmania.

Insurance premium increase coming $$

Martial Arts cops coming?
A warning to criminals that the next cop you encounter might just throw you on your back with a Chuck Norris style roundhouse kick as the latest batch of recruits will receive Judo training.

Minister meets with CoP on protecting elderly, street dwellers
The issues of elder abuse and the prevalence of street dwellers in downtown Port of Spain assumed full focus when Minister of Social Development and Family Services Donna Cox met with Police Commissioner Gary Griffith on Wednesday.

Grande pensioner chased from home
He says the relative has demanded Hazare leave his own house and land, and even set fire to a mattress while he was asleep, either to kill him or chase him off permanently. Hazare claimed that the relative also held a licensed pellet gun to his head in an attempt to force him to sign documents, but was never charged.

Daughter of slain Preysal teacher: I forgive him
Sylvester's 25-year-old daughter, who asked to be unnamed, considered him an excellent role model, a good father, and a professional.

Relative of Siparia woman killed two years ago asks killer to surrender
January 30 will mark two years since the murder of 64-year-old Angela Elizabeth McKenzie, and her relatives want the killer to surrender to police.

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