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Country reaches grim COVID milestones
Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021

Country reaches grim COVID milestones
Trinidad and Tobago has broken a dire record with a whopping 223 new COVID-19 cases reported yesterday from samples taken between April 25 and April 27. The increase marks the highest daily reported number of cases since the pandemic began in T&T on March 12, 2020.

COVID-19 kills two elderly females as 223 persons get newly infected

Trinidad and Tobago now over 10,000 cases with 223 new covid19 patients

Cocaine found in preserved fruits at TTPost
The shipment was destined for the United States.

Alexander appointed to head SORT, warns criminals
Asked what are his targets specifically when it comes to crime, Alexander replied: "Gangs, gun, persons who importing guns, gang warfare and when I say gangs, it speaks to those getting together for home invasions, robberies, shootings and murders. All those persons in that circle ,but at the same time finding the way to protect our citizens so they can sleep at night and go about their lawful business by day."

Cops investigating sinister plot in massive gun find
DCP Mc Donald Jacob said certain inferences could be made when one looks at some of the items which accompanied the guns and ammunition.

Gag order on Sean Luke murder witness
Ramsumair-Hinds noted the importance of an open hearing, especially in the context of the public interest in Luke's case, but stated that the temporary gag order was necessary.

Sat's son to lodge final appeal in late father's sedition matter
Maharaj filed the lawsuit after police executed search warrants on the SDMS's media house, Central Broadcasting Services Limited (CBSL), after he made a series of incendiary statements on his Maha Sabha Strikes Back programme on TV Jaagriti on April 15, 2019. Maharaj claimed that citizens living in Tobago are lazy and labelled the men as rapists.

T&T surpasses target, over 42,000 inoculated against COVID-19
According to the MoH: "The remaining doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be used for the second dose. Thus, the population will be advised when additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available."

Police to work closely with supermarkets to discourage crowding
Police have committed to working closely with the Supermarket Association of TT (SATT) to have frequent patrols at supermarkets to prevent and reduce crowding.

Venture Credit Union's Massive debt write off
Over $70 million of bad debt is set to be written off by Venture Credit Union as it attempts to be fully compliant with the international accounting standards for financial institutions.

Autonomy bill proposes Premier to rule Tobago
The days of Tobago's business being managed by a Chief Secretary could be soon over. The island could be ruled by its first Premier, if the proposed Tobago Self-Government Bill and the Tobago Island Administration Bill 2021 are passed in the Parliament.

Rihanna, Sean Paul, Nicki Minaj, Buju in concert for ravaged SVG
The concert, carded for May 23, features artists such as Rihanna, Sean Paul, Nicki Minaj, Buju Banton, Koffee, Dwayne Bravo, Usain Bolt, Alison Hinds, Kees Dieffenthaller and others.

Five more shipwrecked survivors foundů Saved by the Warao
They had spent 19 hours on the high seas, clinging to a "tobo" or a can of cheese (which they planned to sell in Trinidad), before being washed up on the beach. Famished, disoriented and thirsty, they spent 120 hours on the beach before getting aid from the Warao people last Tuesday.

Two charged with trafficking Venezuelan women
Police have charged two people for trafficking and falsely imprisoning two Venezuelan women.

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