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Foreign Service officers of various levels and new ambassadors are heading T&T’s missions in the UK, Canada, India, Costa Rica and the United Nations mission in New York, according to information from Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran.

Marabella resident Akimoo Roger says his son, daughter and wife are still sick and is calling on state-owned oil company Petrotrin to release medical reports and provide compensation for residents. In August, oil escaped from Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery when one of its tanks (MP 6) faile

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said, thus far, allegations contained in an e-mail sent to her by junior Works Minister Stacy Roopnarine on a contract bidding issue have not been evidenced in any regard.

Industrial Court judges yesterday ruled that the termination of 68 workers by state-owned oil company National Petroleum (NP) was “harsh and oppressive” and ordered the company to reinstate them. The court also ordered NP to pay the workers all their salary and benefits to yesterday’s date by the

There have been 164 confirmed cases of chikungunya and 2,000 suspected cases in T&T, Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says. Replying to Opposition MP Dr Amery Browne’s questions in Parliament yesterday, Khan said the 164 cases had been confirmed by testing. 

The suspect held in connection with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old student at the Scarborough Roman Catholic School on Tuesday is due to appear in court today. The man, 19, will appear, even as the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) continues to improve security measures at the school. 

Government, Opposition and President of the Senate Timothy Hamel-Smith paid tribute to the late former independent Senator Michael Mansoor yesterday.

The Integrity Commission has terminated its probe into the Tobago House of Assembly’s construction of its Milshirv administrative complex, citing insufficient grounds for continuing the investigation.

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan yesterday challenged Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to give details of the House Committee parliamentary meeting which Rowley claimed discussed the $28,000 housing allowance being paid to President Anthony Carmona.

At the time the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) agreed to the President’s Housing allowance in July 2013, the allowance was $15,540 a month and not $28,000 monthly to which the Salaries Review Commission subsequently increased it in March 2014.

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