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Now that Ebola has struck closer to home, with the latest case being reported in New York City (NYC), T&T citizens living there now fear for their lives.

The case has caused alarm among Trinidadians living in Manhattan, some a few blocks away from the Harlem apartment of the patient, Dr Craig Spencer.

Ebola is spread by direct contact...

Chairman of the Mediation Board, Justice Vasheist Kokaram, is urging all parties involved in the contentious Debe to Mon Desir portion of the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway to Point Fortin to go to mediation immediately, saying it is a fundamental step in dispute resolution. He added the country was

T&T will be well represented at the Caribbean Examination Council’s (CXC) regional top awards presentation in Jamaica in December after winning seven of the nine awards in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE). This includes the award for the most outstanding student overall,

Police are investigating the death of a 15-month-old boy who drowned in a shallow pond behind his Carenage home. Police said around 4 pm yesterday Kadeem Antoine wandered out of the family’s Constabulary Street home and went into the pond, which is about a foot to 18 inches deep. The child was fo

Nigerians are once again free to visit T&T and the Government has agreed to contribute US$100,000 to the United Nations Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund to fight the virus in the affected west African countries. Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan announced at yesterday’s post-Cabinet news co

President Anthony Carmona says “unwarranted attacks” which seek to bring members of his family and his office into disrepute will not be tolerated. A statement from his office yesterday confirmed a CNC3 report on Tuesday that attorneys representing his wife, Reema, had sent a pre-action protocol

Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee Khafra Kambon says racism is still being practised against African people in T&T. Kambon was speaking  on Tuesday at a panel discussion on the topic, T&T’s International Obligations regarding Race Relations, Gun Violence and Human Rights—Asse

This country will be sourcing crude oil supplies from Colombia and Russia after Petrotrin workers refused to berth a tanker that arrived in T&T waters on October 18 from Gabon due to concerns over the Ebola virus. The action of the workers, represented by the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (O

National Security Minister Gary Griffith has condemned yesterday’s brazen attack on the Canadian Parliament and reminded T&T citizens that the cost of real freedom is eternal vigilance and those who fail to prepare are dooming themselves to failure. He made the comment yesterday after the att

IN BRIEF

About 20 decommissioned traffic lights from one of the country’s busiest intersections, near Grand Bazaar, have been recycled to create a Christmas-tree “sculpture” near the Churchill-Roosevelt and Uriah Butler highways.

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