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Gov’t stops SEA classes! Rowley on school restart, TTUTA, bars, grant for stranded Trinbagonians and ‘the pandemic election’

Students preparing for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examinations have been ordered to stay at home until their exam date on 20 August, as a result of the spike of Covid-19 infections within the population. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement at a press conference this afternoon, as …

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International observers unlikely for 10 August elections, quarantine rules cause stumbling block

Trinidad and Tobago’s General Elections on 10 August is likely to proceed without international electoral observers, after the government revealed that its Covid-19 restrictions proved to be a stumbling block. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said he ‘extended invitations’ on 9 July to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and Commonwealth to …

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PNM axes Antoine as D’Abadie/O’Meara candidate; Rowley confirms dismissal over USA insult

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced today the People’s National Movement (PNM) has ‘withdrawn’ retired Brigadier General Ancil Antoine as its candidate for the D’Abadie/O’Meara constituency, due to ‘insensitive and objectionable statements’ made at his campaign launch. Antoine was the sitting Member of Parliament for the area, after winning the …

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Dear editor: Football dreams of our youth are bigger than Fifa/TTFA; gov’t should intervene

“[…] The continuing impasse—aggravated by the challenges of Covid-19—could effectively jettison the hopes and aspirations of thousands of young people throughout Trinidad and Tobago to improve their lives and their livelihood through football. “[…] Now, with their dreams deferred, the youngsters could easily fall prey to the crime-lord lobbyists who …

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