Health Ministry: Zika virus NOT to blame for upsurge in local Guillain-Barre Syndrome cases
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Health Ministry: Zika virus NOT to blame for upsurge in local Guillain-Barre Syndrome cases

The Zika virus is not to blame for an increase in local cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. This is the assurance coming from the Ministry of Health which says the disorder is caused by several other medical conditions. With GBS, a person’s immune system attacks the peripheral

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August 9th, 2016

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Nat Sec Ministry: Exercise caution at nation’s beaches

Nat Sec Ministry: Exercise caution at nation’s beaches

The National Security Ministry is urging persons to exercise caution at the nation’s beaches. The call comes after four persons drowned in Mayaro and Manzanilla on Sunday. The Ministry says persons should take responsibility for their personal security, especially where ...

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August 9th, 2016

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Two Judges to act as Chief Justice in the temporary absence of Ivor Archie

Two judges will temporarily act as Chief Justice. According to the Judiciary’s Court Protocol and Information Unit, CJ Ivor Archie left the jurisdiction today on private business. He will return on August 25th. Until then, two Justices of the Appeal Court will fill in one ...

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August 9th, 2016

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Condolences pour in on passing of Makandal Daaga

“A great leader and builder” Those were the words used by COP leader Dr Anirudh Mahabir to describe Mr Makandal Daaga who passed away yesterday. Mr Daaga was a former Chief Servant of the NJAC and his death was confirmed by party leader Kwasi Mutema. In a letter to Mr ...

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August 9th, 2016

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Tobagonians to get new Milford Bridge by next year

The new Milford Bridge in Lambeau Tobago, estimated to cost $24 million, could be installed as early as next year. This was revealed by Secretary of Infrastructure and Public Utilities Gary Melville, who says tenders have already been sent out. He says the site for the ...

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August 9th, 2016

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Persad-Bissessar: Daaga a “national treasure”

Persad-Bissessar: Daaga a “national treasure”

Former NJAC chief servant Makandal Daaga has died. The news was confirmed by NJAC leader Kwasi Mutemba who said Mr. Daaga had contracted the virus a few days ago. He is being hailed as a National Treasure by former Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Mr Daaga was one of ...

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August 8th, 2016

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Duke and PSA to hold one day fast

Duke and PSA to hold one day fast

Members of the PSA will engage in a day of fasting on August 29th to highlight their frustration with outstanding back pay. According to union President Watson Duke, the event will start at 6am and finish at 6pm and will involve several PSA members. It will be held outside ...

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August 8th, 2016

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Naparima MP clears the air on St Croix landslip

Naparima MP clears the air on St Croix landslip

Naparima MP Rodney Charles is attempting to set the record straight with regards to the St Croix landslip. Last year, the road which is located in Princes Town collapsed destroying several homes. Mr Charles noted an article in a local newspaper where the Works Minister took ...

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August 8th, 2016

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More rainfall expected during the week

More rainfall expected during the week

Expect some more rainfall during this week. According to the four day weather outlook issued by the T&T Met Service today, the Code Orange status is being forecast for tonight into tomorrow. This means there is a medium potential for significant weather conditions. ...

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August 8th, 2016

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Police: 17 year old St. Joseph schoolgirl missing

Police: 17 year old St. Joseph schoolgirl missing

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a 17 year old missing schoolgirl. Symia Morris, of Agostini Street, St. Joseph, was reported missing by her mother around 7 o’clock last night. Symia was last seen leaving home to attend church at Daybreak Assembly, Coconut ...

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August 8th, 2016

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