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A community nurse at the Queen’s Park Counselling Centre and Clinic, Port-of-Spain, says T&T is not ready to deal with the Ebola virus despite assurances from Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan.

Thousands of citizens in central, east and northwest Trinidad were plunged into darkness last night because of “unrelated incidents” at generation facilities operated by Trinity Power in Point Lisas and Power Gen, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain. This was according to an advisory issued by T&TE

The National Operations Centre (NOC) has dismissed rumours two vessels originating from Africa with an Ebola-infected crew members were anchored in T&T territorial waters yesterday. In a press release issued late yesterday evening NOC executive director Garvin Heerah described the rumours, wh

Providing more compensation for health care workers in light of the Ebola threat is not high on the agenda of the government. Rather, Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says Government is focusing all efforts to improve safety procedures in case the virus found its way to T&T’s shores. Responding t

T&T yesterday joined some other Caricom states in implementing an immediate ban on visitors from African countries with the Ebola virus. Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan made the announcement during yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair. He said th

Tobago was thrown into panic mode yesterday after word had spread that a Liberian vessel had docked at the Scarborough port and the occupants were sightseeing in the capital. However, it proved to be a false alarm due to a misunderstanding in a radio communication between the port and T&T Coa

There was a notable absence of politicians on the podium at the launch of Divali Nagar 2014 on Tuesday night. The star of the function was former head of the Public Service and Police Service Commission, Kenneth Lalla, SC, 88, who was the chief guest.

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has raised questions about the sincerity of some supporters of hunger-striker Wayne Kublalsingh about their concerns when the mangrove was cleared to make way for MovieTowne, Westmoorings and Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain.

Public Services Association president Watson Duke yesterday demanded $10 million in insurance for doctors, nurses and all health care workers who would potentially have to deal with the Ebola virus if it entered T&T. He said those workers should be paid four times their original salaries whet

National Security officials are denying allegations that a group of immigrants from Ebola-ravaged Liberia passed through T&T recently en-route to the United States. However, the T&T Coast Guard has increased its patrols in coastal waters to ensure such people do not sneak into the country

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