Daily Archive for June 2nd, 2010

Chinese workers quit Guanapo church

Lighthouse of Our Lord Jesus Christ Church

Lighthouse of Our Lord Jesus Christ Church

Chinese workers quit Guanapo church site

By Nalinee Seelal
June 02, 2010 – newsday.co.tt

Since May 23 — the day before the May 24 General Election — work has stopped on the controversial Lighthouse of Our Lord Jesus Christ Church in the heights of Guanapo.

Chinese workmen hired by Shanghai Construction group to build the church packed their belongings and left the job site.
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Manning—A creature of Dr Williams’ PNM

Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning

Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning (Centre)

By Tony Fraser
June 02, 2010 – guardian.co.tt

Can the hierarchy of the People’s National Movement, comprising the General Council, the Screening Committee, and the cabinet be considered completely free of the responsibility of allowing Manning to pursue his imperial designs?
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All 11 PNM MPs back Rowley

Dr Keith Rowley

Dr Keith Rowley

By Sean Douglas
June 02, 2010 newsday.co.tt

PNM chairman Conrad Enill yesterday told Newsday that Diego Martin West MP Dr Keith Rowley has received the support of all 11 PNM MPs to become Leader of the Opposition.

Enill scotched previous reports that only ten MPs were backing Rowley, amid claims that Diego Martin North East MP Colm Imbert was not supporting Rowley but was himself seeking to become Opposition Leader. Enill said a letter with the names of all 11 of Rowley’s colleagues was sent yesterday to President George Maxwell Richards, indicating support for Rowley to become Opposition Leader.
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