Scores of concerned people flocked to retail and wholesale outlets today to pick up critical cleaning supplies.
This occurred in light of more cases of Coronavirus and a death being recorded in the region.
As more customers arrived the lines grew longer and stretched down the aisles.
Businesses such as PriceMart, Massy Stores and Pennywise saw stocks flying off the shelves very quickly.
In the case of PriceMart, in particular, a limit of 3 units of certain items was implemented.
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says no cruise ships will be allowed to berth in either Trinidad or Tobago for the rest of the cruise ship season.
Speaking at a post-Cabinet media briefing on Thursday, Deyalsingh said the decision was taken as the Government steps up its efforts to stop or delay the coronavirus (COVID-19) from reaching T&T's shores.
Guyana's Chief Justice Roxane George has ruled that the Returning Officer for the country’s largest electoral district, District Four, breached the law in the adding up of Statements of Poll during last week's general elections and should return to the process, either afresh or from where they left off.
Darren Bravo is back as T&T Red Force captain returning to the regional 4-day squad for the 8th round of matches.
The Red Force will host the Windward Islands Volcanoes looking to take its momentum from the 147-run victory against Barbados pride into this match.
Several West Indies stars including Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph and Shimron Hetmyer are all back in the tournament.
The match is being played at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy.
Three days after the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) claimed it was the only regional reference laboratory accredited to test for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and also confirm positive/negative results—officials at the St Augustine Medical Laboratory (STAML) say they are doing nothing wrong or illegal as they too, perform verified diagnostic tests for the virus.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Shivanie Bissoon.
Shivanie, a Form 4 pupil of the St. Augustine Secondary School, who resides at Eastern Main Road, Arouca, was last seen around 10:30 am, on Monday 9th March, 2020.
She was reported missing to the Arouca Police Station, around 11:05 am, on Tuesday 10th March 2020 by a relative.
Shivanie is of East Indian descent, 4 feet 7 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and long, black hair.
Former ArcelorMittal workers are currently engaged in a stand-in protest at Republic Bank's Park Street, Port-of-Spain branch, in protest over an alleged plan by the bank to convert their pensions to an annuity plan.
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has been given the green light to reinstate gang charges against 13 persons connected to the murder of former Independent Senator Dana Seetahal, SC.
Delivering judgment at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, Appellate Judges Alice Yorke-Soo Hon and Mark Mohammed ruled that Magistrate Indrani Cedeno made an error when she refused a request from Assistant DPP George Busby to correct a clerical error which caused the dismissal of the charges in 2016.