Coronavirus articles about Trinidad and Tobago today

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Family Flees Home As Landslip Threatens Home

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Sascha Wilson. A family has to evacuate their home and six others may suffer a similar fate if the authorities do not move swiftly to repair a major landslip at LP 16 Lengua Road, Indian Walk, Moruga. Heavy rainfall on the weekend resulted in more destruction to their properties with a porch at the home of Darian Singh splitting in two.

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Tobago Gets UNESCO Man And Biosphere Designation By

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North East Tobago has been awarded the prestigious UNESCO Man and the Biosphere designation and is now the largest UNESCO site in the English Speaking Caribbean spanning 15 communities from Belle Garden in the east towards Moriah in the northern part of the island.

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Traffic, Long Lines, With Easing Of Restrictions

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The latest amendments to the public health regulations allowing for the reopening of churches, gyms, beaches, casinos and cinemas, among other measures, took effect this morning. The measures, easing restrictions on some activities, were announced by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at a media briefing on Saturday afternoon.

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West: Work From Home Plan Still Holds For Public Servants

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Minister of Public Administration and Digital Transformation Allyson West says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call for the full return of the public servants to work on Monday was misinterpreted. During a press conference updating the country on the latest COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday, Rowley....

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Rambharat: T&T Can Feed Itself

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Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat says T&T has the capacity to feed itself and enough land to boost food production for export. Delivering his presentation on the Budget in the Senate yesterday, Rambharat said COVID-19 has been a catalyst which resulted in increased local food production.

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Masses Resume At Cathedral Today

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Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception today for the first time in more than 70 days following the lifting of restrictions on churches. This was confirmed by Vicar General Fr Martin Sirju as he outlined the preparations that have been made since Prime Minister Dr Keith....

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George To Make Decision On Restaurants By Weekend

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Owner of Trent Restaurants Limited, parent company of Buzo Osteria Italiana, Trotters and Prime Restaurants Peter George says by the end of the week a decision will be made on whether his businesses will remain open. “At the end of this month, which is just four days away, some of those decisions are going to be made,” he said.

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Showdown: The Best Of Alison And Patrice

6 Hrs Ago Patrice Roberts - Photo by Jeff Mayers. SOCA lovers can look forward to hearing the best of Alison Hinds and Patrice Roberts. The singers will showcase their wide repertoires in a virtual concert called Showdown on Wednesday. There are countless hits between them; Faluma, Roll it Gal, West....

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Tobago Is Not A Side Chick Says De Freitas

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Tobago is not a side chick of Trinidad but a partner in a two island Republic says the Vice President of the Senate. He did so during the Budget debate on Tuesday as he said if Tobago were separate from Trinidad it could have benefited from a proposed regional tourism bubble as the island has less COVID-19 cases than Trinidad.

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Deyalsingh Wants Sparrow Back In Town

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Bring the Mighty Sparrow back home and open a Venezuelan village for Venezuelans to sell their art, food and wares in Trinidad and Tobago. These were among the recommendations from Independent Senator Dr Varma Deyalsingh in yesterday’s Senate debate of the 2021 Budget.

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Senator De Freitas: Tobago “no Side Chick”, UNC Must Pass Autonomy Bill

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Don’t argue, just pass that Tobago autonomy bill! That’s the message Senate Vice President and Government Senator Nigel de Freitas said Tobagonians must send to the Opposition in Trinidad when the Tobago autonomy bill comes to Parliament. And he wants Tobagonians to especially lobby Tobago born....

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READY TO STEP UP

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force skipper Darren Bravo is looking forward to getting back to international cricket after being selected on the West Indies Test team to travel to New Zealand for two Tests in December. The 31-year-old left-hander’s previous Test appearance came more than a year ago against India.

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Reinventing The Economy

Covid-19 has been affecting the world’s economy and, by extension, its state of depression. Our economy in Trinidad and Tobago is dependent on oil and gas which is at a low price and production at present. The other effects Covid-19 is having on our nation are closure of businesses, shortened....

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T&T In Social, Economic Crisis

Businessman Peter George says the country is now in a social and economic crisis because of the Covid-19 measures and if Government continues to hold on to grab-and-go services, several businesses will crash. George, chief executive officer of the Trent Restaurant Group which includes Trotters,....

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Hard Times In Sangre Grande

With Covid-19 being the global equaliser, residents of Sangre Grande (Spanish for Big Blood) including those at Sangre Chiquito (Little Blood), have not escaped hard times. People lost their jobs, were furloughed, or had to be rotated at workplaces. When Express Business visited the area last....

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SheTrades Takes Off

Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon says women need to think entrepreneurial and monetise their talent. As she launches SheTrades, an initiative of the International Trade Centre (ITC), today, she described it as a vehicle to empower women and change the communities around them.

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Poverty In A Time Of Covid

“I know of their struggles. No money. No income. I know about the daily crises some people face.” So said Toco/Sangre Grande MP Roger Munro in an interview with Express Business last week on the plight of his constituents during the Covid pandemic. He added: “Before I was elected I was reaching out....

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Need For Resilience

Trade and climate change has been the subject of in-depth discussion at the regional and international level for the past few years. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), climate change “is a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have come to define earth’s local, regional and global climates”.

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Team Tourney In The Balance

THE first tennis competition in the country in over seven months was left hanging in the balance on Sunday, but it was not because of coronavirus (Covid-19). The Junior Team Tournament was scheduled last weekend, but after a full day of play on Saturday at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval, not a serve....

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