Several hotels and guest houses are to close by the weekend in Tobago, in light of the global COVID-19 scenario and the lack of tourists. This from Finance Secretary Joel Jack. Jack, speaking at the COVID-19 media conference in Tobago on Wednesday. Joel Jack said, the revelation was made to him after a meeting with members of the tourism sector this week. More in this Elizabeth Williams report.

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