News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
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Govt rejects exemption plea of 109 stranded T&T nationals This action follows the denial of a resubmitted exemption package by the group on Thursday to the T&T Government, even though all requirements were met and some in the group was even willing to pay for their COVID-19 mandatory quarantine, upon return—a move by the Government to be inducted for returning nationals who were contracted to work abroad.
Trini in Suriname begs to come home "This exercise requires a careful balancing of the numbers that can be quarantined by the state to ensure that any possible re-importation of COVID-19 does not overwhelm our public health system designated for COVID cases," Young said.
Deyalsingh: Protest with no more than 5 GOVERNMENT is not being swayed by widespread protests taking place in the US over the killing of George Floyd at the knee of a police officer to alter public health regulations which forbid the gathering of more than five people in public to prevent the spread of covid19. The protests have raised fears of new covid19 spikes in the US.
POS Black Lives Matter demonstration persists Calling it a peaceful, silent and in-solidarity protest, Jackson says Trinidad and Tobago has an opportunity to become more aware of the things that have held us back as well. "We too have our own issues that we need to deconstruct and unpick in terms of our own colonial legacies and our own dysfunctions that we need to start having conversations about in Trinidad and Tobago," she relayed.
Garcia: Students will be ready for exams She said the ministry has had no discussions with the association after the recent announcement on the final changes to this year's CXC and CAPE exams. "We are very much disappointed because there is evidence to show education has been disrupted worldwide and that is a gap we need to work on before we move forward. "While they rushing to do the exams, it will widening the gap of inequity because, while our teachers try to reach out to students through the remote learning initiative, the teachers weren't able to connect with all of them."
Social worker receives threatening calls for food support Types of support provided by the Division includes rental assistance grants and emergency food support. The Division also facilitates applications for income support grants and public assistance grants, which are provided by the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services.
Kamla unveils crime plan, 'Ministry of Home Afffairs' She said it will also involve law enforcement response, detection if the crime is committed and apprehension. Persad-Bissessar said such measures include all aspects of policing, surveillance, use of electronic security, and proper intelligence gathering, as well as major aspects to internal security, such as Fire and Prisons Services.
Padarath contacts UNC on screening for Princes Town Padarath has been in the US looking after his 10-month-old baby daughter Sejai. He said he was nominated for Princes Town and had spoken to UNC's general secretary on when screening might be. But party general secretary Dev Tancoo said no date for Princes Town's screening was scheduled.
UNC cleaning house Caroni East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh's announcement that he is stepping aside from the 2020 general elections is the latest in an extensive house cleaning exercise by the United National Congress before the event.