Caribbean Airlines (CAL) passengers flying the domestic route between Trinidad and Tobago should be required to show proof of vaccination before they fly.

This is the call of CAL’s pilots and stewards, who are of the view that their safety is compromised as at present anybody can fly back and forth between the islands without proof of vaccination or negative PCR test.

Nineteen more people have died due to Covid-19, taking Trinidad and Tobago’s death toll to 2,992.

Of the new deaths, four were recorded in Tobago, taking the island’s death toll to 215.

The Ministry of Health reported the additional deaths in its daily update yesterday.

It has been five months since the bodies of 25-year-old Crystal Jagroop and Michael Deonarine were found at their Gangaram Trace home in Princes Town on the bed they once shared, covered in flies.

It might as well be 50 years ago, since the case has been thrown upon the heap of “unsolved” crimes with no hope of justice, say relatives of the two.

The dry season is here.

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) declared the start of the 2022 dry season in a release yesterday, saying this year’s dry season is likely to be drier than usual.

“Ongoing climatic patterns/features, including the dominance of upper-level westerly winds over the region, an intensified North Atlantic sub-tropical high-pressure system that has expanded its reaches southward and deeper into the atmosphere, compared to two weeks ago, along with a strengthened trade-wind inversion, which serves to limit deep clouds development, are present,” the TTMS said in a statement.

A mother and her son have died of Covid-19 in Tobago.

They are Lisa Williams-Phillip and her son, Marvin Williams, of Bon ­Accord.

They were both unvaccinated.

In an outpouring of condolences on social media. Allana James said she would be missed. “Lisa was a darling, she worked as security at Education, she will be missed,” she said. Cherryll Birchwood-Uzoruo lamented, “I sent her a message on her phone this morning and did not get a response.”

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