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IDB offers TT$5 million to aid CARPHA’s Covid-19 battle

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will benefit from a US$750,000 (TT$5.1 million) grant to assist its regional health response to the Covid-19 pandemic, after the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a payment for that purpose. The grant was financed by the IDB Japan Special Fund, which was established by …

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Dear editor: Prohibition enables rogue barbers; allow us to treat customers safely

“[…] With the government’s unremitting lockdown driving inherently law abiding barbers to make decisions in contravention of Covid-19 restrictions, it’s ultimately causing more harm than good. “Customers are apparently less constricted by these restrictions and more willing to make themselves available for their well overdue weekly grooming. “Inevitably, the obvious …

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