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Confusion over ‘Ebola’ sparks panic

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 08:00

A misunderstanding about where a catamaran crew came from, resulted in the chance to test Tobago’s readiness for an Ebola threat.

WITH immediate effect, people from Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone will not be allowed entry into Tobago and Trinidad. It is part of measures being put in place to deal with a possible outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the region.

TEMA: Isolation units in place for Ebola

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:56

The Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is assuring Tobagonians that systems are in place to contain the spread of Ebola if someone tests positive for the deadly virus in Tobago.

Another setback for the Kendal Aquatic Centre

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:53

MORE than two years since construction began, and there is still no firm date from the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) as to when the Kendal Aquatic Centre will open.

Bail granted to man facing sex offence charges

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:52

MARLON Marcelle has appeared before a Scarborough Magistrates’ Court charged with series of sexual offences.

Fined for possession of marijuana

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:47

A Patience Hill man has been fined a total of $3,500 or serve nine months’ hard labour, after appearing before Magistrate Glen Mahabir on Monday charged with possession of marijuana.

THA officials a ‘no show’

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:44

FRESH summonses were ordered on Thursday morning after Tobago House of Assembly (THA) officials were a ‘no show’ at the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court to answer charges relating to health and safety violations. The action has been brought by the Public Services Association (PSA).

Legends Football Challenge coming to Tobago

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:42

NEXT year, Tobago will see a sporting event which promises to be one to remember. The Division of Tourism and Transportation and the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport have partnered with British Airways to launch the “British Airways Tobago Football Challenge”.

Talks held on airbridge

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:41

SENIOR officials of Caribbean Airlines (CAL) have held an urgent meeting with tourism stakeholders to discuss the airbridge situation and the way forward to better serve the people of Tobago.

Truck driver loses control in Mt. St. George

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:39

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a dump truck ran off the road and damaged a portion of the Starlight Bar at Castara Road, Mt. St. George.

Man considers legal action against the THA

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 07:27

A Mason Hall man is in the early stages of taking legal action against the Tobago House of Assembly’s Division of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (DIPU) after injuring his foot on a pavement in downtown Scarborough.

The Tobago Council of the People’s National Movement (PNM) is demanding an immediate apology from former People’s Partnership Senator Christlyn Moore, for what the party is describing as a ‘highly insensitive and insulting remark’, made by Moore during a recent interview on a local television station.

Spay and neuter programme to be held next month

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 06:58

DOG and cat owners have until Friday (October 24) to register their animals for the Trinidad & Tobago Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TTSPCA) SPOTT programme.

Calypso Prince’s wife dies

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 06:57

THE calypso fraternity is in mourning following the death of the wife of eight-time Tobago Calypso Monarch, Calypso Prince (Henson Wright).

Tobagonians benefit from free health screening

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 06:56

The Tobago Mission of Seventh-day Adventists (SDA) Church conducted a Community Health Screening Fair at the Calder Hall Community Centre last Sunday.

Tobago actor stars in US drama series

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 06:55

TOBAGO born actor Winston Duke has secured another role, this time in the television mini-series, Person of Interest.

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