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PM announces new covid19 restrictions
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021

Bars, malls, churches closed from midnight under new restrictions
Restrictions on the opening of certain businesses will be in place for the next three weeks to treat with the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

PM announces new covid19 restrictions
With 328 more people infected with the covid19 virus and with a tally of 10,000 infections since last March, the Prime Minister on Thursday announced an immediate clampdown on social activities as of midnight.

Opposition slams 'inconsiderate' restrictions

No second doses, govt uses 38,000 jabs to resume vaccination drive

Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday, after PM's announcement

Religious leaders: We expected stricter restrictions
General Secretary of the Anjuman Sunnat-Ul-Jamaat Association (ASJA) Rahimool Hosein said even with Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated on May 13, the Muslim community is embracing the measures implemented to halt the spread of the virus.

San Fernando Chamber: We understand new measures, but…
He said in 2020, he was not fearful of the situation getting out of control, but now, that opinion has changed. "Because we have this Brazilian strain (P1), we have all these strains…Where is it coming from?"

Browne: Trinidad and Tobago is getting compliant with EU tax rules
Browne said TT was required to address four areas, namely "the Global Forum, transparency of beneficial ownership information of legal arrangements, OECD BEPS Inclusive Framework and the administrative fine regime under recommendation 35 of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF.)"

Eco-tourism industry hit hard by covid19
Tiwarie said while many hotels are centred on accommodation, resorts are centred on the activities they offer. "So it would not make sense to keep the resort open," he said.

Bar owner: You can't change Trinidad culture overnight

Trini ex-golfer dies of covid19 in Canada
He left Trinidad in December 2019 to visit two of his two adult children who live in Canada, and was expected to return in April 2020. Owing to the closure of TT's borders to curb the spread of covid19, he extended his stay.

Proprietors seek other ways to sell during lockdown
The owner of a store at Aboutique Mall, Port-of-Spain, said she was able to stuff a few suitcases with items to take home, which she intends to sell online during the next month.

Duke found guilty of making false fire report, plans to appeal
Duke, who was found guilty of the offence by Magistrate Avion Gill in March, was fined $1,200 during a virtual hearing, yesterday afternoon.

Man, 51, wins appeal against murder conviction
A 51-year-old man from El Dorado, sentenced to death for murdering a homeless man while high on cocaine over 14 years ago, has won his appeal over his conviction.

Judge rules: State fails to prove 2012 case, so man acquitted
On Wednesday, Justice Carla Brown-Antoine held that the State failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Bisham Ramlogan was in possession of five firearms, ammunition and cocaine found on the pirogue Sham on November 27, 2012.

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