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Rowley wants end to Venezuelan sanctions
Posted: Saturday, February 27, 2021

Rowley wants end to Venezuelan sanctions
He added, "As for the Venezuelan relationship we would like to see a dispassionate early review of the US "scorched earth policy" here since, as the United Nations's assessment confirms what we always knew, and that is, that the ineffective harsh policies of unilateral sanctions are contributing immensely to widespread additional indiscriminate human suffering in this Caribbean Nation which needs help, a compassionate ingredient which is not beyond US leadership."

PM urges US to lift sanctions on Venezuela
Dr Rowley, who is also Caricom chairman, made this appeal to the US during a virtual interview with the Atlantic Council. The council is a US-based, non-partisan organisation founded in 1961 to provide a forum for international political, business and intellectual leaders.

Venezuelans back home as US allows repatriation flight
The Embassy agreed the humanitarian flight wouldn't attract sanctions from the US, clearing the way for the aircraft to fly to T&T.

Religious boards will be included
Concern over SEA review Ministry:

US$24.45 million to be used for COVID-19 relief
"This agreement will support minimum income for those affected by the coronavirus in the immediate period and during the recovery. The agreement does not see Trinidad and Tobago taking on additional debt but instead redirects existing uncommitted loan resources to new and urgent high priority public investment areas that require financing during this critical period" stated Minister West.

Equitable vaccines needed now- Rowley
Saying the COVID-19 crisis had created a debt crisis in the Caribbean, Dr Rowley said it was important to have fair, equitable and transparent access to vaccines.

CARICOM Chair lauds Biden for COVAX commitment, thanks India for gift
CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, thanked US President Joe Biden for a commitment to channel $4 billion toward the COVAX facility and thanked India for its gift of vaccines to CARICOM members Barbados and Dominica.

ANSA McAL to inoculate all 6,000 staffers and families
One of the largest conglomerates in the country, ANSA McAL has announced it would offer COVID-19 vaccines freely to all 6,000 of its employees and their immediate families once vaccines become available, in a drive themed the "ANSA McAL VacciNat on Initiative."

Sealy's 3-year plan for WASA
...aims to boost water supply

Mayaro moves on from oil on quest for 'ecotourism gold'
The event was aimed at seeking divine intervention to end the six-six deadlock in the Tobago House of Assembly.

PDP, police clash over ‘religious march'
The event was aimed at seeking divine intervention to end the six-six deadlock in the Tobago House of Assembly.

Corporation head calls for action on sabotage claims
THE chairman of the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation (MRCRC) wants Minister of Rural and Local Government Kazim Hosein to investigate claims of sabotage within the corporation.

Great mas of the past honoured in Woodford Square
"The elder generation of master artisans who had the skill, you know, a golden age that lasted from 1930-56, who brought this stuff to the classical level of execution, they're all dead. The first generation of them is all dead.

UNC extends gratitude to constable shot during robbery
PC Marcus was said to be purchasing food at a gyro cart opposite the supermarket at the Southern Main Road when the incident occurred. He remained hospitalised at the San Fernando General Hospital in a stable condition up to Thursday. His alleged shooters are in custody.

Contractor arrested in fake $4.8m Toco Port contract fraud
Initially, the cheque was accepted by the bank and the proceeds credited ‘on hold' to the company's business account subject to verification and processing by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. During the processing and verification phase, the Central Bank alerted the commercial bank that the cheque in question was not issued by the Government and was therefore fraudulent.

Police kill 'Shorto' in Enterprise
A police report said that at around 5.10 a.m. officers of the Central Division Intelligence Unit and Central Division Task Force Area North executed a warrant to search for firearms and ammunition at a house at the corner of Postman Drive and Mano Drive.

Valencia minor missing since December 4
According to a release issued on Friday, Serenity is a minor of African descent, is four feet four inches tall, 120 lbs and of slim build.

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