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Wall Street Journal reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev speaks to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about the current political climate in Venezuela. Over the last few weeks, there have been demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's government. Venezuelan’s inflation rate is set to hit 720% this year according to the International Monetary Fund, and there have been food shortages and widespread civil unrest in several parts of the country.

Parents of students attending the Mayaro Government Primary School held a protest outside the school’s compound on Wednesday morning.

They have several concerns, including health and safety, which have been plaguing the school for more than 3 years.

News Update For Wednesday 17th May 2017

In 2 years of existence Children’s Authority received 40,000+ calls; Parents of students attending the Mayaro Gov’t Primary School protested outside the school’s compound this morning; Investigation launched to find the register bearing names of people seeking employment at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation among other stories.

There is a lack of specialised doctors to deal with mental health. This from Dr. Hazel Othello, Medical Chief of Staff at the St. Ann's Hospital.


She was speaking at a Joint Select Committee sitting of the Parliament Social Services and Public Administration on the State of Mental Health Services and Facilities in Trinidad and Tobago.

As at 2012, "approximately one quarter of the population of Trinidad and Tobago, or 1 in 4 persons, is afflicted by mental illness."

Marie Hull has more. 

 

10,000 calls to the Children’s Authority are viewed as potential cases of child abuse. After the Children’s Authority said since May 18, 2015 to now, it received more than 40,000 calls from the public.
 
This information came as the authority commemorates two years in existence this week.
 
Rishi Harrynanan has more.
 

Man Killed After Argument With Woman

Another murder has been recorded.
 
21 year old Hayden Sooknanan, of El Socorro, was shot and killed in Port of Spain on Tuesday evening at around 6 o’clock after having an argument with a woman.
 
An autopsy is expected to be conducted on the body on Wednesday at the Forensic Sciences Centre, St James.
 

President of the Pharmacy Board, Andrew Rahaman, speaks with Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about the recent issues raised with regards to prescription drugs in Trinidad and Tobago.

Recently Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh raised questions about the effectiveness of some of the drugs used locally for diabetes and hypertension. Rahaman says continuous testing of medications must be carried out to ensure sub-standard or counterfeit drugs are not being sold or supplied locally. Rahaman said these drugs often enter the country due to the emergence of generic medicines in the system.

Local Weather Outlook - Wednesday May 17th, 2017

Jamaica is under Flash Flood Warning into Wednesday. Jamaica's longest river Rio Minho has flooded the central parish of Clarendon. Ean Wallace has Caribbean travel forecast.

Jalen Purcell and Kamaria Durant were victorious in the 100 Metres at the Abilene Track Classic at the Larry Gomes Stadium.

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