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THERE continues to be widespread calls for the resignation of Tobago East Member of Parliament (MP), Vernella Alleyne-Toppin over comments she made in Parliament on Wednesday.

Man held after murder in Bon Accord

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 06:09

A 54-year-old man is in police custody following the stabbing of a fisherman on Thursday morning, marking Tobago’s first murder for 2015.

Baby death reports to be released

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 06:09

THE Secretary of Health and Social Services, Claudia Groome-Duke is pledging that by Wednesday (April 1), the findings of an investigation into maternal and neonatal deaths at Scarborough General Hospital will be fully disclosed to the families. She also confirmed that one doctor has since resigned following the incidents.

Tributes paid to King Shepherd Callender

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 06:04

TRIBUTES are being paid to the Spiritual Baptist Leader, King Shepherd Callender, who died on Thursday after arriving in Trinidad from New York.

THE hyperbaric chamber at Roxborough is “fully functional and well maintained”, according to the Medical Chief of Staff at the Scarborough General Hospital, Dr. Nathaniel Duke.

AN investigation is to be carried out following the death of 60-year-old Fitzroy Carrington, who was found dead in a wheelchair while awaiting treatment at the Scarborough General Hospital.

Businessman Dr. Robert Yorke dies

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:56

TRIBUTES have been paid to one of Tobago’s most prominent businessman, Dr. Robert “Bob” Yorke, who has died at the age of 82.

Melville confused about employment status

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:54

THE former General Manager of Primary Care Services at the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) Dr. Mentor Melville is describing recent statements made by Secretary of Health and Social Services Claudia Groome-Duke as “utter rubbish”.

Granny robbed for $1,000 at gun point

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:53

THE search continues for four men who robbed a 77-year-old grandmother, Merle Thomas, at her Patience Hill home on Wednesday.

Food crops pilfered at Friendsfield/Bacolet

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:53

A man, described as a ‘bandit hunter’ by farmers in the Friendsfield/Bacolet area, is reportedly pilfering the food crops of the farmers in the area.

Speyside family homeless

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:52

A Speyside family is now homeless, after their house was destroyed by a thousand gallon water tank.

Juvenile offenders to be rehabilitated

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:50

FOR the first time, juvenile offenders in Tobago will be offered an alternative to court and prison.

Paving of Mt. St. George Main Road on hold

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:36

A lack of bitumen has forced the suspension of paving of the Mt St. George main road. Secretary of Infrastructure and Public Utilities Gary Melville has confirmed that the work, which started three weeks ago, was brought to a halt because the contractors ran out of bitumen.

62 Plymouth townhouses to be ready by August

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:35

BY the end of August, 62 townhouses at Adventure Phase II in Plymouth will be ready for distribution to the public.

Cath Lab/MRI for Tobago by Tuesday

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:34

BY the end of the month, the new Cardiac Catheterisation Lab (CathLab) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan facility at the Scarborough General Hospital should be completed.

Marking World Met Day

Written by Monday, 30 March 2015 05:24

THREE Tobagonians will be sent to Barbados this year to study Meteorology at the Barbados Institute of Meteorology.

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