Parents on Tuesday morning expressed distress and disgust over the sudden closure of the Point Fortin East Secondary School.

Parents on Tuesday morning expressed distress and disgust over the sudden closure of the Point Fortin East Secondary School. Many gathered at the school requesting further information on the status of the school which was plagued with infrastructural issues since 2019. Some called on Ministry of Education representatives and Member of Parliament, Edmund Dillon, to look into the situation at hand.

Many gathered at the school requesting further information on the status of the school which was plagued with infrastructural issues since 2019. Some called on Ministry of Education representatives and Member of Parliament, Edmund Dillon, to look into the situation at hand.

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When news reached back to the Cedeno family that Raimaris had been arrested and jailed for illegal entry into Trinidad, they were beside themselves with worry.

IT is time to behave as though everyone you meet has COVID-19.

It’s for your own protection.

That is what the country’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram is advising people to do in public spaces in the coming weeks.

But there’s a problem with Trini­dadians. Dr Parasram feels the social distancing message is not resonating with citizens.

IN spite of repeated calls to not rush to supermarkets to panic-buy goods and items, people continued to flood groceries yesterday amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a looming shutdown of non-essential services from midnight tonight.

A 29-year-old bar owner was arrested and charged after he was caught operating his business on the Southern Main Road, California, on Friday night.

Acting on information received at the Police Operations Command Centre, a party of police officers proceeded to the location and found the bar open and sales being conducted.

The eldest brother of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has died.

Mathias Joseph, 81, died at the Scarborough General Hospital in Tobago on Friday night.

In a Facebook post yester­day, Rowley thanked healthcare workers for the care and attention they provided during his brother’s illness.