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Help Cuba fight covid19
Posted: Friday, August 13, 2021

Abdulah appeals to Biden: Help Cuba fight covid19
The embargo began in February 1962, under the John F Kennedy administration. Before delivering an open letter to US President Joe Biden to the US Embassy in Port of Spain on Thursday, Abdulah said, " If President Biden is concerned about humanity as he says he is, then the humanitarian thing to do is to end the blockade."

Pfizer jabs for students 12 years and up from 'as early' next week
Shortly after receiving a donation of over 300,000 Pfizer vaccines from the US yesterday morning, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh was optimistic local authorities may be able to start vaccinating students from as early as next week.

Ansa Merchant Bank posts $160m profit
The bank's consolidated revenue increased to an estimated $540 million from $442.9 million in the comparable months, according to the results. Total assets grew by ten per cent from $7.96 billion at December 31, 2020 to $8.78 billion at the end of the second quarter this year.

ANSA McAL to enter cryptocurrency space
"We definitely see that as a developmental pole and notwithstanding it already being one of the best performing assets classes in history it is something that we are, as I mentioned, taking a measured approach, as to how we might partake, and as organisation learn and also benefit from this emerging economy," he stated.

Centre of Tropical Depression Fred near the north coast of Cuba

Appeal Court: Driving demerit-points law poorly drafted
In a decision delivered on Thursday, Justices of Appeal Alice Yorke-Soo Hon, Peter Rajkumar and Ronnie Boodoosingh ruled that the 2017 amendment to the act "was deficient" by not stating precisely the forum for appeals to be made.

Central cops kill couple in Enterprise shootout
Police shot and killed the couple at their home at Walters Lane around 5.30 am. Alexander's two-year-old daughter from a previous relationship was also in the house, but was unharmed.

Man, wife shot dead by police

Owners concerned but business goes on after downtown Port of Spain murder
"We have a lot of the retail stores opening from next week, so we will be out to counter any criminals. But we continue to ask the public to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings when coming into the city. Don't leave home with large sums of money, don't have your hand outside your vehicle with large amounts of jewellery, and be extra cautious when leaving banks with cash."
Confrontation as police raid house...

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