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A doctor at the Mt Hope Women’s Hospital, Mt Hope, who performed a Caesarian-section during which a seven-month-old male foetus received a cut on the head, resulting in his death, has been suspended with basic pay ($25,000 to $30,000).
BANDLEADERS Rosalind Gabriel and Ronnie McIntosh have issued letters via their lawyers to the National Carnival Bands Association (NCBA) demanding their score sheets and querying their reported disqualifications. Gabriel is also calling for the Government’s intervention to stop the “runaway” organisation.
LEGACY bandleader Mike “Big Mike” Antoine says the country’s leaders should not focus on the minor issue of vulgarity in Carnival but the major issue of crime in the country.
PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona yesterday quietly celebrated his 61st birthday spending time with his ailing father Dennis Stephen Carmona at his south western home. However, prior to paying a visit to his father, Carmona received birthday greetings from the President of China, his wife and the Chinese Ambassador to this country.
THE Cunupia Government Primary School opened yesterday, a week after it was closed due to sewer problems. Education Ministry officials said the school was closed due to a clogged sewer on the school compound. A foul smell wafting through the school led to teachers walking off the job.
PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar urged everyone to be an advocate for change, in her message for today’s International Women’s Day (March 8th).
As the country today observes International Women’s Day (IWD), the Hindu Women’s Organisation (HWO) is reiterating its call for the Government to address the issue of child marriage as it pertains to the Marriage Acts of Trinidad and Tobago.
Almost 100 TTEC workers gathered outside the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (TTEC) Head Office on Frederick Street yesterday to protest poor working conditions, which include health and safety issues.
THERE are approximately 919 nursing vacancies at medical institutions under the South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA). That was the estimate given by SWRHA director Erica Phillip, who read the prepared address of SWRHA chairman Dr Lackram Bodoe, at an appreciation ceremony for 61 Aides to Nursing (ATN) at the Nurses Lounge of the San Fernand(...)
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