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Posted: Monday, March 1, 2021

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has written to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for a gift of Covid-19 vaccines for Trinidad and Tobago.

Paray: Expect shortage of foodstuff, higher retail prices
Foreign reserves are now at $6 billion down from almost $10 billion in 2015 and this was to continue to 2022, he added.

CNG chokehold affecting dealers, drivers
CNG is an eco-friendly, affordable alternative to gasoline. It costs most drivers $14 for a full tank, but Narayansingh said service station owners are sometimes left with a monthly electricity bill, at industrial rates, of over $20,000.

Minister: WASA's water trucking service 'organised crime'
"So they are getting water illegally and selling it to citizens. Some citizens are paying up to $1,500 for a tank of water. And a lot of them are legitimate WASA customers who ought not to be paying for water."

Debe councillor: Install water meters now
While the government continues to hint that an increase in water rates may be around the corner, Debe residents who have been without a pipe-borne supply for weeks want meters installed.

UNC: Rowley needs to care about Trinidadians home and abroad
The UNC said it must be "ironic and angering" for citizens still unable to come home to see Dr Rowley, who is also Caricom chairman, asking the US to lift sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba.

More immigration officers go for COVID tests today as cases climb
Two more immigration officers have tested positive for COVID-19 pushing the total to 13 and triggering an immediate suspension of the two remaining shifts rostered to man the Piarco International Airport yesterday.

8 new covid19 cases

Unions mum on Duke 'stay home' call
SEAMEN and Waterfront Workers Trade Union president general Michael Annisette said he would not comment on a call by Public Services Association president Watson Duke for public service workers to stay home tomorrow

CAL: Refunds coming
Customers waiting months after flights cancelled in 2020

DJ dies in Couva crash
A police report stated that around 4 am, four people were in a Nissan Sunny B15 travelling South on the Solomon Hochoy Highway. One of the passengers recalled that as the driver nodded, the car veered off the road and headed towards the utility pole. The passenger tried to control the steering wheel but the vehicle still struck the pole and crashed on the shoulder.

Missing Tobago man murdered
She said Thomas had a "hard life" as his mother died when he was a toddler, she said it was difficult to accept that even after all his struggles he made it to this point, only for his life to end in such a horrific manner.

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