Day: July 9, 2022

Tobago has 113 active covid19 cases

News Corey Connelly 3 Hrs Ago Image courtesy CDC Tobago now has 113 active covid19 cases after seven new cases were confirmed overnight Friday. The island’s covid19 death toll remains at 272. In a statement on Saturday, the THA Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection reported six people are currently hospitalised, four of whom […]

Why this Quebec court decision led to outrage over how to sentence those guilty of sexual assault

Warning: This story contains disturbing details of sexual assault. A list of resources for people who have experienced sexual violence appears at the end of the article. A chorus of outrage from victims’ rights groups, politicians and other Quebecers crescendoed this week, in the wake of a Quebec court judge’s decision to grant a conditional discharge to a […]

Tourism workers told to help build Tobago

News Camille Moreno An Hour Ago Tourism stakeholders during Wednesday’s tourism town hall meeting at the Scarborough Library – Photo courtesy the THA Tobago tourism sector workers have a role to play in the island’s development, THA Secretary of Tourism, Culture, Antiquities and Transportation Tashia Burris said on Wednesday. “We must build the island together,” […]

Laventille man in court for murder

News Sean Douglas 10 Hrs Ago Gabriel Mark. – COURTESY TTPS A 35-year-old man has appeared before a Port of Spain magistrate, charged with murdering Dexter Benjamin last Saturday. Gabriel Mark of Laventille was before Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle in the Port of Spain Eighth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The matter was adjourned to August […]

Federal government to formally apologize to relatives of No. 2 Construction Battalion

The federal government will formally apologize to descendants and relatives of the men of the No. 2 Construction Battalion this afternoon, 106 years after the formation of the historic battalion which faced anti-Black racism during the First World War. The Nova Scotia-based battalion was the first military unit in Canada made up of mostly Black personnel. The […]

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