• The Ministry of Education has said it expects to spend between $50 to $60 million dollars on school repairs during this year’s July/ August. It said some 225 primary and secondary schools and 73 Early Childhood Centers will be repaired. Education Minister, Dr Tim Gopeesingh toured some of the schools on Sunday. He stated Government will be looking at some of the building to see whether some parts of the schools can be reused. CLICK TO PLAY AUDIO Dr. Gopeesingh told members of media that Finance Minister Larry [ Read More ]


  • San Fernando General Hospital Scores of employees at the San Fernando General Hospital demonstrated outside the Hospital this morning, arguing that they are employed as ward maids and their duties do not include cleaning offices and the mortuary. The employees claim that they do not have proper gear to clean the mortuary and it this is not in their job description, within their contracts. CEO Anil Gosine has noted that there will be a meeting on Wednesday and the matter will be further discussed. He said in the [ Read More ]

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  • Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, Orville London More cameras, creation of a canine unit and greater surveillance at the ports of entry – these are among the items for action contained in Tobago’s new Crime Plan. Chief Secretary Orville London revealed that the plan drafted by ACP (Tobago) Brian Headley also deals with the question of manpower in the Police Service on the island. News Power Now has learnt that recruitment of personnel is presently being done for the regular service and SRPs for [ Read More ]

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