News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
Budget day Oct 4 Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021
Budget day Oct 4 This budget has come at a time when the Government's finances are stretched, as it has had to finance vaccination of the population against Covid-19 as well as relief for thousands impacted by job loss due to health regulations.
Budget Day 2022 announced After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens, industries and economists will all be tuning in to see the latest announcements.
Morning commuters vaccinate at City Gate The Ministry of Health continued its pop-up vaccination drive on Friday at City Gate, Port of Spain, administering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson covid19 vaccine to morning commuters.
Education Minister: Covid19 takes toll on SEA results In 2020, the average score in mathematics was 52.9, compared to 46.9 in 2021. In English language arts, the scores were 60.7 and 56.6 respectively, and in writing they were 57 and 56.2. Also of note was that while 1.4 per cent more students scored over 90 per cent than in 2020, 6.7 per cent more students scored under 30 per cent.
Top SEA students balance work, play for success "I spent time with my cousin because we live close to each other, so that helped me relieve my stress from school and doing all the practice test for work. I prefer online school but going to physical school would help me make new friends as I've been separated from my friends for two years now."
Police hold anti-vaxxer over QPS march THE police held Islamic Front head Umar Abdullah on Thursday morning for allegedly participating in an unauthorised march at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain, to protest against covid19 vaccinations.
Murder victim's neighbour appeals: 'Solve more crimes' Her husband, Clive Joseph, 49, was shot and killed while casting a driveway on O'Connor Street, Blanchisseuse, on Wednesday night. Joseph's friend Curvin Bristol, 40, who was working with him, was also killed, while a third man was grazed by a bullet.