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Ministry considers mix of virtual, physical schooling
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ministry considers mix of virtual, physical schooling
It said the system is being implemented as a pilot project for selected secondary schools in term one of the coming academic year, in the first instance.

TTUTA, Ministry of Education meet after initial consultation boycott

Brother Resistance has died
Resistance (Lutalo Masimba), who was president of the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) had been ill for some time, but never stopped or slowed down his presidential duties or cultural and social activism.

PM finally gets first vaccination shot

Death sentence, conviction for killing child, 4, overturned
Of the grounds of appeal advanced by King, the judges said they found merit in four parts and the trial judge should have exercised "great care and caution" when treating with the evidence of the prosecution's main witnesses.

Appeal Court overturns conviction of Amy Annamunthodo's alleged killer
In its decision, the appeal panel ruled that former President and High Court Judge Anthony Carmona made several errors when he presided over King's trial in 2012. It ruled that Carmona mishandled the evidence of King's ex-wife Lou-Ann Davis, who testified about domestic abuse she allegedly endured while in a relationship with him.

Mario's Pizzeria: Only vaccinated employees to return to work on July 19
Mario's Pizzeria has implemented a covid19 vaccination policy for all its staff and those who do not want to be vaccinated will remain temporarily laid off. On Tuesday, in a signed internal memo, CEO Roger Harford said while vaccination was not mandatory or enforceable, only vaccinated staff will be prioritised to work from July 19.

Concern as T&T-linked pharmacists jailed in England
Rahaman was reacting yesterday to reports that two pharmacists had been jailed in England for illegally supplying prescription sleeping pill Zolpidem valued at 600,000 to a mystery buyer in this country.

Hindus upset by ban on open-air cremation after covid19 deaths
But the problem, which he said had affected his own constituents many times, was that every time a body was sent to the crematorium, it cost the familyan extra $8,000-$10,000. Where more than one family member had died from covid, financial hardship has resulted, he said. He acknowledged " the Ministry of Health's recognition that we ought to balance the rights of the family with the risk of exposure to infection." But in such a balancing act, he said, the WHO guidance would be useful.

Captain Taylor returns to top of batting, all-rounder ODI rankings
West Indies Women captain Stafanie Taylor has reclaimed the top batting and all-rounder's spots in the latest International Cricket Council women player rankings announced Tuesday by the governing body.

Young conducts Ortoire Block seismic survey with Touchstone Exploration
Touchstone Exploration is the operator of the 184 sq km Ortoire Block onshore south eastern Trinidad. The block spans from the villages of Tableland in the West to Pierreville Mayaro in the East and to the very remote areas within the Guayaguayare forest to the south.

De Nobriga: New ministry to encourage public to think digital
The newly established Ministry of Digital Transformation is expected to accelerate the country's transformation process post covid19 with the target to enhance the efficiency of government operations.

Iconic photos for Sando museum found

New home for Vijantie Partap
Partap's children have been sleeping on Carib cases and rotted pieces of wood. They have no toys or activity books but do their schoolwork using a sheet of galvanize as a blackboard.

Body found hanging in Palmiste Park
Nearby vendors said they had noticed corbeaux hovering on Monday but no one went to investigate because the park is closed and the area where the body was found is lonely.

Man to face court for threatening lives of President, Prime Minister
A Princes Town man who allegedly threatened the lives of President Paula-Mae Weekes and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley by phone is to appear at the Princes Town Magistrates' Court tomorrow. Vinu Dallsingh, 65, was charged with the offence of misuse of telephone facilities on July 9.

Domestic quarrel ends in death of Princes Town man, 82
Mohammed, an amputee who used a wheelchair, had a knife and approached the two. There was a struggle and Mohammed was stabbed. He died on the spot.

Pinto Boss killed in Matura
A motive is yet to be established for the killing. The murder count stands at 192.

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