Stop bad-talking Trinidad and Tobago and be more grateful. This was the advice given by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday, as he spoke at the sod-turning cere­mony for the new billion-dollar Sangre Grande hospital at Ojoe Road.

The Health Ministry has issued an urgent recall of stomach acid medicines such as Zantac and medication containing Ranitidine Hydrochloride.

Criminals are being warned that the recently launched Operation Strike Back II (OSBII) is not a public relations stunt, as the various arms of the protective services will be maintaining a sustained presence in the targeted communities.

Prisons Commissioner Gerard Wilson wants to know how five prisoners at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Arouca acquired a hacksaw, crawled through an opening in the ceiling, walked on the roof and jumped a fence without being seen.