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Covid19 alarm bells
Posted: Friday, April 2, 2021

Covid19 alarm bells: 46 new cases, 3 more deaths
A DAY after Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh cautioned the public not to relax on covid19 public health regulations, came the sobering news on Thursday that 46 new cases had been reported with three additional deaths.

Five Islands, Harry's water parks partly open for Easter

Latest US snub of T&T curious
The decision by the new US government to only invite the Prime Ministers of Jamaica and Antigua to a virtual meeting of 40 world leaders is curious if not an outright snub of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. The meeting, which takes place on April 22 and 23rd, aims to bring together the 17 countries responsible for 80 per cent of global emissions and global GDP and other countries demonstrating strong climate leadership or are most vulnerable to its impact.

Energy Chamber concerned about future of gas industry in T&T
The Energy Chamber said it has noted media reports on the inability of the National Gas Company (NGC) and Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited/Proman to successfully conclude negotiations on a new gas supply contract.

Over 120 Venezuelans to be repatriated on Friday
Several relatives of the returnees said some are in a hurry to return to their country, and many have been waiting for the trip since November.

17 Venezuelans jailed for illegally entering the country
The Police Service confirms that the drivers in the group, ELIOMAR DANIEL MALALU SOTOLLIO and JOHANSON JOSE JAIMEZ CARPIOS, had additional charges—aiding and abetting the others in illegally entering the borders, as well as driving without a certificate of insurance. Carpios also was charged for driving without a permit.

Two years jail for forged work permit
A Syrian national has been given a two-year jail sentence for having a forged work permit. George Makhul, 42, a chef at a Syrian restaurant in Chaguanas, pleaded guilty to uttering a forged document in a virtual court appearance before Point Fortin Senior Magistrate Alicia Chankar.

Missing Persons Alert for Couva woman
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 31-year-old AYANA HUGHES. Ayana, of Isaac Settlement, Couva, was last seen yesterday, Wednesday 31 March 2021.

Mother of slain dancehall artiste: Killers must live with their conscience
Brad Bailey, 18, was shot dead on Blackford Street in Cantaro Village, Santa Cruz, on Wednesday morning.

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