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Rowley wrote to Biden for vaccines in March
Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

OPM responds to UNC, says Rowley wrote to Biden for vaccines in March
Prime Minister and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Keith Rowley, wrote to United States President Joseph Biden on March 19, to request that he shares his country's surplus of COVID-19 vaccines with the region.

Browne: T&T to get some of 60 million vaccines from US
So far T&T has received 2,000 doses as a gift from Barbados, 33,600 from the COVAX facility and was gifted another 40,000 from India.

5 more Brazilian variant cases, nine in a week
The Ministry of Health's release yesterday noted that none of the now nine people infected with the variant have any epidemiological link to each other and cited their detection in people from varying areas across the country.

120 test positive for COVID-19, over 41,500 vaccinated
Moreover, active coronavirus infections have climbed to 1,409. Of that total, 144 patients are hospitalised with six in intensive care units and 10 in high dependency units.

Second round of vaccine doses begin June 7

Davidson-Celestine condemns PDP's alternative Executive Council
Political Leader of the Tobago Council of the People's National Movement (PNM) Tracy Davidson-Celestine is pushing back at the Progressive Democratic Patriots' (PDP) notion that its alternative Executive Council can carry out projects on public properties in Tobago.

Covid's impact on T&T's mental health
Stating that one of the stress people have to deal with is that of infodemic, an overabundance of information, some of it accurate and some of it not, Khan noted that this makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources of reliable guidance when they need it.

From street party to football match, police break up crowds
It was also revealed tips were received from the public via the TTPS app, online website and emergency number 555 regarding offenders of Breach of Covid-19 regulations.

Woman, 85, raped, sodomised
The woman secured her house around 9 p.m. and went to bed. She was awakened by a noise and saw a slim built, bareback man with a low haircut standing next to the bed, a police report said.

Woman abducted, shot in both legs
The 34-year-old of Princes Town woman was in her yard around 3 p.m. when a car driven by a person she knew stopped in front of her home. The driver alighted, pointed a gun at her and ordered her into the car, police stated. The man then drove her to Fairfield Settlement, Princes Town and shot her in her right leg. The same bullet also struck the mother on her left leg.

MP writes Minister about arson attacks against Carli Bay fishermen
Several fishing boats have been damaged or destroyed by fire at Carli Bay, Couva, as fishermen continue to face attacks by vandals and thieves.

Form one student reported missing
Terissa of Partap Trace, South Oropouche, was last seen on Sunday and was reported missing the following day.

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