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Students and other citizens desirous of improving their education received worrisome news on Thursday after it was revealed the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme was under review.
The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID related death. The total number of deaths now stands at 104. In a press release issued this afternoon the Ministry stated that of the 41 new positive cases, 11 are recently repatriated persons. The number of active cases now stands at 1438.
A fifth person has been arrested and charged for the murder of Alveion Nurse, which occurred on July 3rd 2020.
Treston Reno, 29 also known as “Yankee”, of Chafford Court, Port of Spain, is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate, on November 16th, to answer to the charge. He was charged with the offence following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on August 22nd.
UNC Senator Wade Mark is asking if the Drug Sou Sou was a slush fund established by the PNM to bribe citizens for votes before the 2020 General Election.
Police officers attached to the Northern Division task force recovered a stolen vehicle and a firearm yesterday.
According to police reports, based on information received officers proceeded to a garage along Ramzan Drive, El Socorro where they found a stolen Nissan Sentra.
The vehicle was reported stolen on October 21st in San Juan. Four suspects ages 27 to 52 were arrested in connection with the find.
Seven persons were arrested for various offences during an anti-crime exercise in St Joseph yesterday.
According to police reports, between the hours of 12:00 am and 6:00 am officers executed three search warrants and the suspects were arrested for the following offences
1) Common Assault
3) Receiving Stolen Articles
4) First Instant Warrant
5) Committal Warrant
6) Possession of Marijuana
7) Possession of Marijuana for Trafficking Investigations are ongoing.
A 42-year-old Siparia man is scheduled to appear in a virtual hearing before the Siparia Magistrates’ Court today, to answer to the charge of murder of his former girlfriend.
Digicel will be hosting a One Love Together concert in celebration of their relaunch as a Digital Operator and Better Together brand. The concert is carded for October 23rd and 24th and will feature performers from across the Caribbean, Africa, Asia Pacific and beyond.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) will be stepping up its monitoring of those COVID-19 positive patients who are being home quarantined.
Two men were arrested for drug offences during an anti-crime exercise in the Northern Division yesterday.
A passenger vessel which found itself in distress and taking on water while in the Gulf of Paria, had a timely rescue by the Coast Guard, on Thursday 22 October 2020.
Six Venezuelan nationals were among 13 persons arrested for various offences within the South-Western Division, on Wednesday 21 October 2020.
The tourism sectors in both Trinidad and Tobago are one step closer to a safe reopening following the recent accreditation of the Piarco and Crown Point International Airports in the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) programme, by the Airports Council International (ACI).
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