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Biden assures T&T of vaccines
Posted: Friday, June 4, 2021

Biden assures Trinidad and Tobago of vaccines

Gov't approves priority vaccination, travel exemptions for artistes
Members of the entertainment industry, who wish to leave the country to perform abroad and return home, will be granted travel exemptions.

US vaccine pledge brings hope to T&T

14 new covid deaths, 546 cases
The update said the additional deaths brought the total number of covid19 deaths to 537.

Travel update: UK places T&T on 'Red List'
From 4am on June 8, the following countries will be on the "Red List": Afghanistan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Trinidad and Tobago. All those permitted to enter the UK from these places must quarantine in managed hotels for 10 days.

187 workers tested for COVID-19 at Tobago airport
The Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) has tested 187 airport workers in Tobago after members of the public and staff members raised concerns after two Airport Authority staff members died from COVID-19, last week.

Govt opens wider door for cultural workers to travel, return
The ministry said in a statement yesterday that workers in culture and art such as event managers, bandleaders, artistes and pan men desirous of travelling abroad for events and festivals, will benefit from priority access to vaccinations and travel exemptions to depart from and return to Trinidad and Tobago.

Ato Boldon predicts no track and field medals for Trinidad and Tobago

Arjoon steers clear of investigation findings, wants to import Pfizer
Fyzabad businessman Clint Arjoon who claimed a private company had imported Pfizer vaccines last month is now asking the government give the private sector the all clear to secure and import the vaccines.

Businessman's Pfizer claims 'fake news', says Police Commissioner
He said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Investigations and Intelligence), Mc Donald Jacob, reached out to the businessman personally. However, he was reportedly unable to provide any shred of evidence, data, documentation, or witness, to verify that his statement had any merit.

Two charged with operating supermarket
Three Chinese proprietors who were allegedly caught operating a restaurant in St James yesterday were charged for breaching the Public Health Regulations.

Burnt body, car, found in Charlieville
AN unidentified body of an African man was found on Corpus Christi morning in central Trinidad. Next to the body was a burnt car.

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