Backbench Tories push for MPs to be recalled to debate the ‘threat’ of domestic vaccine passports

Backbench Tories push for MPs to be recalled to debate the ‘threat’ of domestic vaccine passports

MPs should be recalled to debate the “threat” of domestic vaccine passports, backbench Tories have argued.   Andrew Bridgen, one of 43 Conservative MPs to sign a declaration opposing vaccine passports, said Parliament should be recalled from its summer recess if ministers are “serious” about asking people to show proof of their vaccine status to gain…

Opposition Leader: Honour those who fought for freedom

Opposition Leader: Honour those who fought for freedom

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said the contributions of freedom fighters who rebelled against slavery must be continue to be recognised and honoured. In a statement commemorating Emancipation Day, celebrated on August 1, Persad-Bissessar said the country must recognise the contributions of the Afro-Trinidadian society in building the country into what it is today. Her statement is…

Gun, drugs found in El Socorro

Gun, drugs found in El Socorro

A loaded firearm and a quantity of marijuana were found by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force.According to police sources, the weapon seized was a Smith and Wesson Springfield firearm, loaded with 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition. The serial number of the weapon had been scratched off.It was found and seized in an…

40 issued tickets in Eastern Division

40 issued tickets in Eastern Division

Police said 40 people were ticketed during police operations in the Eastern Division yesterday. Out of these numbers, 12 persons were ticketed for failing to wear coverings over their faces while in public, contrary to the Public Health Ordinance. In Sangre Grande, officers ticketed 31 persons between 6pm and 9pm in the district.Six were ticketed for…