The Ministry of Health says it is currently engaged in a robust, nationwide influenza vaccination drive for the 2020 flu season—October 2019 to May 2020.
The ministry said this campaign had been implemented to protect the population against the influenza (Flu) Virus.
President Paula-Mae Weekes, patron of the President’s Awards of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT), is advising organisations seeking patronage from public offices to find creative ways to source funding.
Vending on Charlotte Street, between Queen and Independence Square, will be suspended for one year.
Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds returned to the witness stand briefly as the obscene language case of self-proclaimed Beetham Community Activist Anderson Wilson continued yesterday.
Hinds’stay in the witness box, however, was cut short as he had to exit the proceedings at 11. 45 am to attend an important meeting at Whitehall, the court learnt.
The matter itself had a delayed start as defence attorney Darren Mitchell said he could not arrive before 11 am.
Goal-shooter Joelisa Cooper and goal-attack Kalifa McCollin were supreme under the ring to lead defending champion in the Premiership Division, Fire Service, to a cool 50-35 victory over Defence Force in the Courts All Sectors Netball League.
This was in the last of five matches played on Saturday evening at the Eastern Regional Indoor Sports Arena in Tacarigua when teams in bot the top category and the Championship Division opened competition in the 30th edition of the league.
The case against former attorney general Anand Ramlogan, SC, and former Opposition senator Gerald Ramdeen for alleged legal fee kickback fees has been delayed once again.
Following a status hearing before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court yesterday, the matter was once again adjourned this time to April 28, as the State once again required more time to disclose witness statements.
A Sangre Grande man appeared before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today for abusing a minor.
The accused pleaded not guilty when he appeared before a Sangre Grande Magistrate.
He was remanded into custody until February 10th where the matter is expected to resume.
According to police reports, on January 5th a report was made to the Child Protection Unit (CPU) concerning a video circulating on social media where a female minor was seen being physically abused.
Police recovered three stolen vehicles and arrested two suspects over the weekend.
According to police reports, on Friday, January 10th, officers acting on intelligence recovered one KIA k2700 pick-up which was stolen from the st joseph district on December 23rd last year.
A Nissan Latio which was reported stolen from Tunapuna on June 10th 2019 was also recovered.
Two male suspects; a 36-year-old from Cunupia and another 36-year-old from Las Lomas were arrested in connection with the theft of these vehicles.
At least two men are in police custody following a $15,000 robbery at the Coco Reef Resort and Spa, Crown Point, on Monday morning.
According to ACP Tobago Division Vernon Roberts, two men entered the resort's front office at approximately 2:37 am, armed with cutlasses.
He said the men, who wore hoodies and dark-coloured clothing, escaped on foot with the cash.
“We are at this time questioning persons of interest for that robbery and we are also reviewing CCTV footage from the scene," Roberts told Guardian Media.
The Parent-Teacher Association for the Point Fortin East Secondary School is threatening to take action, if something is not done about conditions at the school, which it says are dangers to students and teachers, alike.
The school’s PTA wants to know whether the Ministry—and by extension the Minister of Education—will be addressing the many safety issues at Point Fortin East Secondary.