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Griffith: TTPS will ‘exercise discretion’ to essential workers and emergency situations, despite ‘adjusted curfew hours’

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has asked his lawmen to ‘exercise discretion’ as the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) attempts to manage ‘adjusted curfew hours’ on the Indian Arrival Day and Corpus Christi holidays, which fall on Monday 31 May and Thursday 3 June respectively. Only essential workers are …

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Dear Editor: Why are groceries hiking their prices while people are losing their jobs?

I’m old enough to remember the global economic recession of the 1980s and Lord Relator’s hit calypso ‘Food Prices’—which highlighted the ridiculous prices. Trinbagonians, have you noticed that food and consumer prices have risen astronomically? The cost of living has spiralled dramatically since the onset of Covid-19 due mainly to the …

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