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Guyana, Trinidad, Jamaica and Barbados on Alert for Coronavirus

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 26, 2020 - The Governments of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, have moved to put screening mechasims in place in an effort to spot travellers who may be experiencing  “signs and symptoms” of the coronavirus at ports of entry, in the various island states.
  • Published in Health

Trinidad and Tobago stands with Barbados on US invitation

PORT OF SPAIN,  January 20, 2020 - The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, has given support to the position of CARICOM Chairman and Prime Ministrer of Barbados, Mia Amour Mottley, not to send a representative to a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jamaica on Tuesday.
  • Published in CARICOM

TRINIDAD | Sections of TT Sedition Act Unconstitutional says High Court

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, January 13, 2020 - Trinidad and Tobago’s High Court has struck down Sections 3, 4 and 13 of the country’s Sedition Act, as they infringe the fundamental rights guaranteed under the constitution, and “contravene the principle of legality in that they are vague, uncertain and therefore illegal, null and void and of no legal effect, unconstitutionally vague and offend the rule of law.”
  • Published in Justice

TT | Trinidad moves to decriminalize ganja, promote medicinal cannabis

PORT OF SPAIN, November 23, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago has no intention to be left behind while other CARICOM countries move towards decriminalization of ganja, and to capitalize on the growing medicinal cannabis industry within the region. To this end, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday presented two bills in parliament: an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act and a Cannabis Control Authority Bill.

T&T | MP for Port of Spain South Marlene McDonald granted $2m bail

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, August 15, 2019 - Former Public Administration Minister,  Member of Parliament Marlene McDonald and three others have accessed their bail, two days after seven charges were laid against her and her partner: two for conspiracy to defraud, four for alleged misbehaviour in public office and one for money laundering.
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