The Government Information Agency (GINA) yesterday said that Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy was in a stable condition after falling ill.
A release quoted Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran as saying that Ramsammy’s condition had been discussed with his physicians, Dr. Mahendra Carpen and Dr. Sheik Amir. Ramsaran said that he personally spoke to his colleague for about ten minutes during a brief visit.
According to the release, Ramsammy had complained about feeling unwell a few moments after he had wrapped up a press briefing. Ramsammy’s condition was said to be under close observation at Caribbean Heart Institute (CHI) as he underwent a series of extensive lab tests.
With growing pressure on the government over the overcrowding of jails, MP Michael Carrington is confident that the parliamentary bill in his name to ease penalties on marijuana use will gain the support of the governing APNU+AFC benches of which he is a member.
The National Toshaos Council (NTC) is to begin its conference today and high on the agenda will likely be ongoing concerns about the lands commission of inquiry (CoI) which the government has convened.
A Trinidad-based medical products company has secured four contracts worth $135.4m. According to the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP), Cabinet at its meeting on August 15,2017 noted the award of 16 multi-million-dollar contracts.
The police on Friday evening discovered an AK-47 assault rifle and a quantity of ammunition in a haversack at Kingston, Georgetown.
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