News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
Bars, restaurants blanked again Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Bars, restaurants blanked again; PM eases up gyms, cinemas, churches However, the announcement brought continued disappointment for restaurants owners and bar operators who have been told that they will have to wait at least another two weeks before any consideration can be given to them reopening in full. No immediate concessions were made for in-house dining at bars and restaurants. For now, restaurants and bars will continue to operate takeaway services only. Dr Rowley said this category carries the greatest amount of difficulty due to the nature of the behaviour of people going to bars and restaurants.
TT covid19 deaths now 105 Within the last 24 hours there were 16 new positive cases, seven from a repatriation flight from Barbados. In the last week, there were 300 people repatriated with 35 positive cases.
PM loses friend, neighbour to covid19 "It is when you face that outcome of the pandemic that you really know you are in a dangerous place." Dr Rowley said although he has been dealing with navigating the pandemic for months, he feels "very different.
Senator: Smart money is going green "Budgets are about the allocations of resources in service of the highest good of all" he said adding that relying on other countries to supply our food is "neither smart or effective" and places TT in a vulnerable position.
Caroni East MP tells Deyalsingh: 'Look at the science on covid19 "The down payment is based on vaccinating 20 per cent of the population, of whom three per cent will healthcare and frontline workers, and the remaining 17 per cent being people 60 and older and adults with underlying conditions and co-morbidities." He said while this is a positive step, it will be unable to move TT to the status of "herd immunity."
First Peoples land development waits on study The 25 acres of land, promised to them, will be for the establishment of the First Peoples Heritage and Living Museum. After 1,320 acres were stolen from them by the Spaniards that once ruled TT, a re-gift of 25 acres appeased the First Peoples.
Activist: TT's prisons aren't fit for anyone ACTIVIST Nazma Muller, who was recently charged and held at Golden Grove prison for the possession and cultivation of cannabis, says the local criminal justice system is beyond dreadful and that the prisons can only serve to harden a so-called criminal.
Chaguanas vendor asks for proper burial for homeless man she took in Sadly 65-year-old Glen Thomas suffered a stroke and died at the San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) on August 30 this year. Now Connell's only wish is for any of his relatives to come forward and claim his body from the San Fernando Mortuary so he can be given a proper burial.
Girl, 16, missing Zaquaysia Browne of La Resource was last seen on October 17, and was reported missing on October 18.