News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
EBC: PNM won THA election popular vote Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
EBC: PNM won THA election popular vote The EBC said with an electorate of 51,062 registered voters, 26,385 votes were cast. This gave rise to a voter turnout of 51.84 per cent. It said the PNM got 13,288 votes and the PDP received 12,798.
Tobagonians on election result: A change was coming Many of those who gave their reactions to Newsday said they were frustrated by the failed promises and the lack of accountability and transparency within the assembly. Asked if they are willing to return to the polls, most, including those who didn't vote on Monday, said yes.
Deyalsingh: No Covax vaccine allocated to Caribbean yet "The officials of Covax have indicated that the allocation of vaccines to each country should be completed by January 31, 2021, which is a few days away. Thereafter the purchasing and distribution of vaccines would then be finalised." Secondly, he said TT has had bilateral talks with since last September with vaccine manufacturers including Pfizer, Oxford-Astra Zeneca, Sinopharm, Moderna and Sanofi.
Morning Brew host resigns The ANSA McAL-owned tv station in a statement at the time said: "Nothing could be further from the truth. Ms. Legore remains in the employ of Guardian Media and continues to be one of the hosts of the Morning Brew." It made no mention, however, that she had given the company one month's notice.
New $50, $1 polymer notes from February The $50 and $1 denominations are the last of the polymer notes to be introduced as the $5, $10 and $20 notes came into circulation early November 2020. The first polymer introduced was a $50 note in 2015 by then Central Bank Governor Jwala Rambarran but this will also be changed out to match the new polymer notes.
Buccoo Reef ferry makes U-turn to Australia THE NEW BUCCOO Reef ferry, which was en route to Trinidad and Tobago, has returned to Australia after alarms were triggered on the vessel, some 398 nautical miles from Hobart, where it departed.
Grave fiasco gets entire Penal Corp sued A Barrackpore widow has initiated legal action against the Penal Debe Regional Corporation for desecrating the burial ground of her husband and six other relatives during last week's excavation works at the Monkey Town Public Cemetary.