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PM: Govt could make vaccines mandatory
Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2021

PM: Govt could make vaccines mandatory
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley spoke with former United National Congress senator Dr Bhoe Tewarie during the latter's morning show today and said that if a variant of COVID-19 becomes more virulent, then Government would do what is necessary to protect the population.

Lawyer warns employers: Not rostering unvaccinated workers can land you in court
This comes as food businesses such as Prestige Holdings and Mario’s took a position that workers must be vaccinated to return to work. While the Government has been sending messages and signals, George said it has not made a clear decision on whether they are going to make vaccination mandatory because it is not an easy decision.

Employers can't force workers to get COVID-19 vaccine, Union says
CWU President Clyde Elder, however, made it clear that the union is not against vaccination, but is on the side of employees’ right to choose being respected.

SWRHA COVID-19 vaccine appointment bookings open

Embracing, encouraging, welcoming: Brother Resistance remembered
The power of his word and kindness birthed a generation of Rapso artistes

The bell rings no more
Cultural icon Brother Resistance dead at 67

UTT increases registration fees 300 per cent
As the nation continues to reel under the socio-economic pressures resulting from COVID-19, student registration fees at the University of T&T (UTT) have been increased by 300 per cent ahead of the new academic year in September.

Eight killed in revenge killings in the aftermath of the murder of Pinto Boss
Eight people have been killed on Wednesday in a matter of hours, and police officers have described it as revenge killings in the aftermath of Monday’s murder of Kareem Walters, also known as Pinto Boss and Crime Boss of Pinto Road in Arima.

St James man killed for telling gunman to stop shooting in the air
Officers said around 12.45 pm yesterday, Jones and some of his family members, including his wife and 15-year-old brother, were inside of their garage when they saw a man with a firearm shooting in the air. Jones approached the suspect and told him to stop. Instead, the gunman pointed the gun at Jones, opened fire on him, hitting him about his body.

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