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A repatriated national has brought the new strain of COVID-19 (Variant B117) from the United Kingdom into the country, increasing fears now over whether health officials will be able to control its spread.
Police are trying to ascertain the identity of a badly decomposed body which was found in the San Rafael area on Tuesday (19 January 2021).
A 40-year-old Point Fortin man currently is warded at the San Fernando General Hospital in a stable condition, after he was shot by a lone gunman in his home, on Tuesday afternoon.
A 47-year-old prison officer attached to the Golden Grove Prison, was ordered not to threaten or abuse his wife in any way, after appearing before an Arima Magistrate last Friday, charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
A 56-year-old D’Abadie woman is dead after being attacked by her pet Rottweiler at her home on Tuesday (19 January 2021) night.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in at noon today, in a scaled back ceremony at the US Capitol.
Despite being rejected by the Government for a second time, Patriotic Energies and Technologies Co Ltd is seeking a meeting with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to show it has the financial backing to acquire the former assets of Petrotrin.
Patriotic’s parent organisation, the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) said yesterday it had engaged Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse to financially back its efforts to acquire the Guaracara Refining Company and the Paria Fuel Trading Company.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is dismissing all calls from the Opposition that he resign over the collapse of the Petrotrin refinery sale to Patriotic Energies and Technologies Company Ltd.
The Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) has not shown it has the ability to raise the US$500 million required to purchase the Petrotrin Point-a-Pierre refinery and as a result, the Government is proceeding to immediately return to the open market to seek suitable parties interested in operating the facility.
The call came yesterday from Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who slammed Rowley for the apparent flip-flop position on the sale of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery to Patriotic Energies and Technologies Company Ltd.
In 2019, Jamal Myers attributed his headaches and chest pain to a small lump on his chest. He was later told by doctors at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex that it was a cyst. But both were wrong, something realised after the 22-year-old underwent surgery to remove the lump.
Police officers were kept busy overnight on Monday pursuing several incidents of robberies throughout North Trinidad.
Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) Representative, Dr Erica Wheeler, is advising that it is yet too soon to jump to conclusions about reports of 23 deaths in Norway allegedly because of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
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