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Jamaat al Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr says he was denied entry to Jamaica on Wednesday because the Jamaicans were angry over T&T’s decision to deny entry to 13 of its citizens recently. Abu Bakr spoke during a news conference at his mosque at Mucurapo Road, Port-of-Spain. He also denied t

Grand Bazaar mall, Valsayn, was shut down yesterday after a fire broke out at the Ruby Tuesday restaurant. Three other businesses—Off Rodeo, Girls 2–7 and Mark of Style stores—suffered smoke and water damage, a statement from ANSA McAL’s Group Corporate Communications Department said.

Members of the Joint Consultative Council of the construction industry (JCC) yesterday walked out of a meeting with National Infrastructure Development Company (Nidco) chairman Carson Charles before it began. 

Amid concerns about the spread of Ebola to the Caribbean, there is the growing fear that the virus could enter the region through its sea ports, via cruise ships. Belize yesterday refused entry to a cruise ship carrying an unnamed Texas hospital worker who may have handled Ebola victim Thomas Eri

Petrotrin Phase II Pan Groove has cancelled its planned visit to Nigeria because of issues with Boko Haram and the growing threat of Ebola. Yesterday the band’s manager, Errol Skerritt, confirmed that development. Skerritt said: “As the reigning National Panorama champion Phase II was nominated t

The T&T Government’s decision to impose a ban on nationals of Nigeria and other west African countries because of the Ebola outbreak could damage its oil and gas relationship with that part of the world, Anthony Paul, managing director at Association of Caribbean Energy Specialists (ACES), wa

Crew members on board the MV Ocean Discovery, which arrived in Chaguaramas on Thursday from Ebola-raved west Africa, have been cleared to come ashore by doctors attached to the Health Ministry. This was the word from Health Minister Fuad Khan last night as he tried to allay fears by fishermen in

Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says Government is not budging on its decision to quarantine all T&T nationals returning from Ebola-stricken regions of west Africa for a period of 21 days. And although he admitted they could not say just how many people this could affect, given that there were f

Amid concerns about the spread of Ebola to the Caribbean, there is the growing fear that the virus could enter the region through its sea ports, via cruise ships.

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