There is no word yet on when the construction of a new central block at the Port of Spain General Hospital will be started.
According to Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh the Urban Development Company is working on the tender process.
122 patients from the Central Block of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital had to be relocated over the past two days due to structural concerns.
Minister of National Security Stuart Young says he will not be a minister who will sit in an office to fight crime.
At the Launch of the National Crime Prevention Plan in Tobago on Friday, Minister Young said he visited the maximum security prison and the Remand Yard and met with the Prison Officers Association, as well as prisoners to hear of the difficulties they face.
Help from the nation’s President Paula-Mae Weeks is being sought by the retrenched lectures of the University of Trinidad And Tobago (UTT).
Former Assistant Professor at the UTT, Dr. Kumar Mahabir says they would like her to intervene in her role as the likely chancellor designate for the institution.
Deputy Mayor of Port of Spain Councillor Hillan Morean is appealing to the land owners to attend to their properties or risk facing action by the Corporation.
The Councillor for St. Ann's River North says the abandoned properties are a health risk to persons traversing the city.
Ian Wason has more.
There are over 200 centenarians in this country and many more are expected to live past 100 years.
This from Director of Division of Ageing at the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services Dr. Jennifer Rouse who spoke at the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Responsible Persons 25th anniversary celebration.
Cherrylene Lewis reports.
One hundred and twenty-two new teachers were inducted into the teaching profession on Friday, in a ceremony held at the Government Campus Plaza, Port-of-Spain, as part of the Ministry of Education's Teacher Training Initiative.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has told newly promoted officers to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police that they now have an enormous responsibility, as they must become the catalyst for change within the Police Service.