Sixty-seven teachers from 20 secondary and primary schools in the North Central Region have been trained to provide emergency response care for their students.
The teachers received their training in the North Central Regional Health Authority's new Sunreach Training Program.
It's an initiative the NRCHA says provides a sense of comfort for parents as well as improves the response of teachers in medical emergencies.
The Minister of Health and the Minister of Education were on hand to formally launch the program on Sunday.
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The Belmont Government Primary School wasn't the only school who benefitted from United Way's volunteerism.
On Sunday, MP for Diego Martin North/East Colm Imbert posted these images on social media. He said he just visited an amazing project in a needy area of his constituency, Dibe/Belle Vue, being done by Project Care under the auspices of United Way.
An early morning road accident in the vicinity of the Couva flyover has claimed the life of one man and left one woman hospitalized.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is currently conducting research on the use of non-lethal weapons such as pepper spray.
And according to Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams, part of the challenge for non-lethal weapons is resources.
The Top Cop spoke with the media at the Ministry of National Security's Sports and Family Day on Saturday.
Change, says Professor Brian Copeland is inevitable. The Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus says although sometimes it is not welcome we must all be prepared for it.
Speaking at the launch of the Freedom Hall residence at the UWI, he said this change was an historic culmination of the rejection of the principles of the man it was formerly named after, Alfred Milner, a man who backed racial discrimination.
Scavengers who turn to the nation's landfills to find their bread and butter are posing both health and security hazards by so doing.
So says Technical Manager of Green Engineering Kelli Danglad, who spoke on the matter during Friday's meeting of a Joint Select Committee of Parliament.
Prisons Commissioner Gerard Wilson has reiterated that cell phone use by prisoners is not unique to Trinidad and Tobago.
An investigation was launched on Thursday into a video on social media which appears to depict prisoners sharing food while in a prison cell.
He spoke on the issue at the Ministry of National Security's Sports and Family Day.
A person of interest has been detained for the shooting of a Scotiabank employee earlier this week.
28-year-old Rostan Mahabir was shot in the abdomen and robbed of his laptop on Monday morning as he was about to enter the bank along Penitence Street.
The suspect was held on Friday afternoon by a team of officers under the supervision of Senior Superintendent Zamsheed Mohammed.
He was found hiding in a house in Fyzabad.
Senior Superintendent Zamsheed Mohammed said he understood Mr. Mahabir was doing much better.
He spoke with the media while leading police officers in a walk through High Street on Friday.
President of the Industrial Court of Trinidad and Tobago Deborah Thomas Felix has reaffirmed the Court's commitment to ensuring 'due process' is carried out in all its presiding matters.
Speaking at the 6th annual "Meet the Court" Symposium on Saturday, Thomas-Felix said it was a pillar of democracy and a hallmark of good governance.
Last Wednesday was World Day of the Boy Child.
Seventh Day Adventist Pastor Toney Mapp, the feature speaker at Friday's event in Tobago to commemorate the day, said boys need to be taught to express themselves and not bottle up their feelings.
He said boys must also understand who they are and how important their roles and functions are in society.
Patricia Nicholson tells us more.