T&T staying on top of COVID-19

The 2020 edition of the Tobago Jazz Experience has been cancelled. In addition, the 95th Annual Buccoo Goat and Crab Festival, which is a staple of the Easter weekend has been postponed. These decisions follow the announcement on March 12th that a 52-year-old man, who arrived from Switzerland, was Trinidad and Tobago’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. The individual arrived in Trinidad…

Youth Groups Unite

The unification of youth-based groups to further the development of this demographic on the island was the focus of a recent meeting. The Department of Youth Affairs, within the Division of Sport and Youth Affairs (DSYA), instituted a Director’s Round Table Meeting to facilitate cooperation and coordination of youth work on the island. The event…

D.F.P.F.F Moves to MILSHIRV

The public is advised that sections of the Division of Food Production, Forestry and Fisheries (DFPFF) have moved to the MILSHIRV Administrative Complex, at the corner of Milford and Shirvan Roads. The sections open to the public from this new location are: Information Technology, Offices of the Secretary and Administrator, Human Resource, Registry, Accounts, Procurement, Internal Audit, Labour, Office of the Technical Officer, Communications, Advisors…

Davidson-Celestine Sworn In

Tracy Davidson-Celestine is now a member of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). She was sworn in on March 11th during a Special Meeting of the Assembly. Davidson-Celestine resigned as Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador to Costa Rica on February 29th and will hold the office of Secretary of Health, Wellness and Family Development. “I want…

Healthcare Workers First Line of Defence

With more than 118,326 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,292 deaths, in 114 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus a pandemic. In light of this, the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development continues to inform the public on preventative measures and urge healthcare workers to protect themselves when dealing with patients, as…

Reach for Your Goals

The Realization for Economic Achievement (R.E.A.C.H) programme, under the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development, provides grants of $7,500 to Tobago’s entrepreneurs to help them expand their business. The REACH Programme and Gender Affairs Unit recently recognized International Women’s Day (IWD) with a Business Exposition on March 8th at the Mt. Irvine Beach Facility.…

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Three more countries have been added to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) travel restriction list. Trav­ellers from Ger­many, Spain and France are now restricted from en­ter­ing Trinidad and To­ba­go due to the out­break. They follow China, which was the first to be placed on the list on January 30th and Italy, South Ko­rea, Sin­ga­pore, Japan and Iran…

Biannual Music Festival

The Trinidad and Tobago Biannual Music Festival is in its 33rd year and flourishing. The Festival provides a national forum to celebrate and promote various types of music and showcases more than 60 categories, including drums, steel pan, wind instruments, and vocal performances. The National Prelims and Zonal Finals-Tobago began on March 2nd and concluded…

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