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T&T | Trinidad and Tobago closes borders to foreigners for 14 days

MONTEGO BAY, March 16, 2020- The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley, says his country will disconnect from the international community for the next 14 days beginning midnight Tuesday, in an effort to combat the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

Guyana, Trinidad, Jamaica and Barbados on Alert for Coronavirus

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 26, 2020 - The Governments of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, have moved to put screening mechasims in place in an effort to spot travellers who may be experiencing  “signs and symptoms” of the coronavirus at ports of entry, in the various island states.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Health

Trinidad and Tobago stands with Barbados on US invitation

PORT OF SPAIN,  January 20, 2020 - The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, has given support to the position of CARICOM Chairman and Prime Ministrer of Barbados, Mia Amour Mottley, not to send a representative to a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jamaica on Tuesday.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
  • Published in CARICOM

Trinidad | Shootings and Murders in TT designed to destabilize Gov't says Young

PORT OF SPAIN,  Trinidad, January 17, 2020-  Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young has sug­gest­ed that the recent upsurge in random shootings and homicides in Trinidad is the result of a de­lib­er­ate at­tempt by certain elements to desta­bilise the government of Trinidad and Tobago

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
  • Published in Politics

TRINIDAD | Sections of TT Sedition Act Unconstitutional says High Court

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, January 13, 2020 - Trinidad and Tobago’s High Court has struck down Sections 3, 4 and 13 of the country’s Sedition Act, as they infringe the fundamental rights guaranteed under the constitution, and “contravene the principle of legality in that they are vague, uncertain and therefore illegal, null and void and of no legal effect, unconstitutionally vague and offend the rule of law.”

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
  • Published in Justice

TT | Trinidad moves to decriminalize ganja, promote medicinal cannabis

PORT OF SPAIN, November 23, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago has no intention to be left behind while other CARICOM countries move towards decriminalization of ganja, and to capitalize on the growing medicinal cannabis industry within the region. To this end, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday presented two bills in parliament: an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act and a Cannabis Control Authority Bill.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

TT | Crime and Violence a Public Health Issue says Rowley

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, Aughust 25, 2019 -  Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley yesterday said he plans to invite an expert to TT to help address the level of criminal activity facing that country.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
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