Australian shipbuilder INCAT Tasmania has launched a new ferry at its shipyard in Hobart, Australia destined for Trinidad and Tobago. INCAT began construction on Buccoo Reef in 2019 and has since installed all major machinery and equipment onboard the vessel. The ship will be retrofitted with state of the art electronic systems, which are being
On Friday 11th September 2020, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Communications, Symon de Nobriga visited the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
He met with Chairman of NALIS, Neil Parsanlal, Jasmine Simmons, Director, Public Libraries Division and Charmaine Glasgow, Director, Heritage Library Division. Minister de Nobriga toured the various Divisions and also took the opportunity to get his own Library card.
It came to my attention, last night, that on Monday 10th, I was exposed to someone who later tested positive for Covid-19. I have been tested and the results are negative. Out of an abundance of caution I have been advised to remain in quarantine at home until next Monday when the full fourteen day
Key points from today’s media briefing hosted by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley – Saturday 15th August 2020
Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley announced a roll back on public health regulations due to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. They are as followsFrom next week Monday and for the next 28 days: No in-house dining at restaurants, bars, food courts and malls or within its precincts. Pick up remains available. Beaches and Rivers
In case you missed it, here are the Key Points from the Virtual Media Conference on COVID-19 held on Saturday August 8th 2020.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshan Parasram explained that the 18 cases highlighted in today’s MOH press release were samples tested from July 31st to present. He said this was due to a change in reporting the cases, which resulted in a lag of about seven days. He said as a means of quality assurance, Positive
Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley made the following announcements during a media conference on Wednesday 05 August, 2020:
From tomorrow, all SEA preparation classes will be discontinued. The examination date remains August 20th 2020. Government will continue to monitor the data provided by the Ministry of Health to determine whether schools will reopen as planned on September 1st, 2020.Elements of risk control and risk management will be considered during this review process. The
In case you missed it, here are the Key Points from the Virtual Media Conference held on Monday August 3rd 2020
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh confirmed there will be a virtual meeting with regional/international stakeholders on Wednesday 5th August 2020 to discuss the financing and policy allocations for vaccines, as well as therapeutics and diagnostics to treat with COVID-19. Minister Deyalsingh called for cooperation from the public in assisting officials in their contact tracing efforts. He
In case you missed it, here are the Key Points from the Media Conference hosted by Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley- Friday July 31st, 2020.
Dr Rowley announced the following changes: Government has decided to reduce the number of persons who can gather in public spaces in a bid to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This as the presence of COVID-19 clusters now exist in Trinidad and Tobago. Congregation in public spaces will now be reduced to groups