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PM in 'discomfort' taken to hospital
Posted: Friday, January 8, 2021

PM in 'discomfort' taken to hospital, to undergo tests
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has been admitted to West Shore Medical Hospital, to be treated for a cardiac issue.

PM taken to Westshore Hospital with cardiac issue
In 2016, his doctors observed soft plaque developing in one of his arteries. However, in 2017, the condition was believed to have worsened. The Prime Minister made dietary changes and in 2019, a year and a half later, made his return to monitor his changes.

PM: T&T will continue to participate in OAS meetings
The country will still abstain from any resolution or motion "put forward or sponsored by or on behalf of a purported representative of Venezuela".

Sandra Maharaj leaves TTT
Roberts said it would be inappropriate to give any more specifics of Maharaj's employment as TTT's head of news. He repeated, “I can tell you the contact would have expired and it was not renewed. He confirmed that head of radio programming Gail Seegobin was also leaving TTT.

PNM slams UNC's ‘attack' on media
The People's National Movement (PNM) said it won't condone the “unwarranted attacks” on local media and on its women.

UNC complains to TATT, continues call for apology from CNC3 host
The United National Congress (UNC) has continued in its call for an apology from CNC3 talk show host Natalee Legore for “offensive” remarks she recently made during her programme.

Methanex to shutter Titan in Pt Lisas: 60 workers to go
Methanex on Thursday announced that the Titan methanol plant in Point Lisas will remain idled indefinitely. The plant was initially idled last March, with the company then citing covid19 and weakened international demand for that decision.

Active covid19 cases fall below 300

Wrapped in bed sheet: Banker charged with wife's murder
A 47-year-old bank employee has been charged with the murder of his wife, school teacher Suzette Sylvester.

Another endangered Ocelot dies: Humans again
Ricardo Meade, founder of the El Socorro Centre for Wildlife Conservation, said it was not likely that the environmentally sensitive species (ESS) animal was hit and killed by a vehicle. In an interview with the Express yesterday, Meade said ocelots were very agile and, based on its size, something may have happened to incapacitate it.

UV lights, cooling system at ganja house in Biche
POLICE found marijuana trees being cultivated under ultra violet lighting and with a cooling system in a house at Biche on Thursday.

APT James arrives today
Constructed by Australian shipbuilder Austal, APT James is the first vessel to be built by the firm's Vietnam shipyard in Vung Tau, where it departed from on November 12 last year with an expected arrival of mid-December, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Hitch in Sean Luke case: Accused asks to stay trial
Akeel Mitchell and Richard Chatoo were expected to face a judge in November/December, when time had been set aside for a trial. However, an issue has arisen in the case which could affect a possible trial date. Attorneys for Mitchell have asked for the prosecution against him to be stayed because of an issue which might prejudice a fair trial for him.

Cop arrested for forcing woman into car, raping her
The 34-year-old man was detained around 5 a.m. after a woman reported she had been raped the previous afternoon.

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