The Health Minister says active talks involving different arms of the Government, the White House and international health organisations are underway regarding whether Trinidad and Tobago will benefit from 500 million Pfizer vaccines being donated by the United States to low- and lower middle-income countries around the world.
The Gambling, Gaming and Betting Bill was passed in the Senate this evening but without the support of the six Opposition Senators who abstained.
The Foreign and Caricom Affairs Ministry says at no time has Prime Minister Dr. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley "ever disparaged the vaccine programme in Guyana nor has he ever implied that the vaccines in use in Guyana are defective or unsafe."
The President of the Petroleum Dealers Association says there should be no fuel subsidy for those driving "million dollar cars."
The Finance Minister says that while construction workers are to be included in the Covid relief grant system, he needs to get a proper estimate of how many persons are in that sector.
One Opposition MP says this country has become the Covid capital of the Caribbean.
A Government Minister says if Covid had a face it would be that of the UNC.