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Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2012

TODAY MARKS exactly one year since San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning last spoke in a Parliament debate, but he is now reportedly seeing a few of his constituents on a limited basis

Manning heads to Cuba for check-up
San Fernando East Member of Parliament and former prime minister Patrick Manning will travel to Cuba with his wife Hazel Manning today for his annual medical check-up.

Commissioner tells graduating prisons officers: Remand is a hellhole
Commissioner of Prisons Martin Martinez described the country's main prison as "madness" and a "hellhole."

PM to DPP: Act quickly on other cases too
"I must really congratulate the DPP. He has worked really rapidly on getting this matter before the police. I would hope that some other outstanding matters that have been under investigation for years that those will also come to the front in a very short space of time,"

Partap future uncertain
Cumuto Manzanilla MP, Collin Partap, faces the prospect of losing his parliamentary seat over the pending charges he faces in relation to breathalyser offences

PM on Partap: It's a police matter
...hopes other outstanding matters under investigations come to the front

PM: Partap innocent until proven guilty
...but hopes DPP moves as quickly on other cases

Pumpkin, cucumber helped build house
TOP's Jack moves into multi-million dollar home

Billion-dollar development for east Port-of-Spain
Three communities in Port-of-Spain are to benefit from an estimated $1.2 billion development project called the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of T&T, says IDB country representative Michelle Cross Fenty.

Why I wrote PM
Dookeran: I felt it would have been a tragedy if a protester would die protesting without someone trying to intervene and save his life

PM admits: Highway issue the toughest challenge
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has admitted that objections to the construction of the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the $7 billion Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension Project has been her biggest challenge this year.

Show how Kamla is not in full control
Minister challenges media

Gas station dealers upset over NP's bond requirement
Plans are afoot by the National Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd (NP) to impose a bond requirement of a maximum of $1 million on gas station service dealers.

Specialist: Breast cancer detected too late in T&T stage four patients have a lower chance of survival

EWMSC under microscope
QUESTIONS are being raised about the state of cardiac services in Trinidad and Tobago, specifically at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) at Mount Hope, which falls under the jurisdiction of the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

Stop blame game
Archbishop of Port-of-Spain, Joseph Harris, has called on the national community to stop playing the blame game blaming politicians, the security forces and ethnic groups for society's problems and to look within for conversion to God to improve society.

A real-life rags-to-riches tale
Michael P Maillard was one of the success stories of yesteryear. Born in east Port-of-Spain in 1860, he went to work at a young age in the dry-goods section of what was then the largest department store in the island, Messrs Smith Bros' The Bonanza.

Barbados' big surprise on UN Palestine vote
CO-ORDINATION OF Foreign Policy has emerged over the years as one of the so-called "four pillars" of our Caribbean Community and Common Market (Caricom).

Dr Sheila Rampersad: Robbed of a feel-good moment

Dookeran must raise foreign affairs profile

Is TT corrupt?

Martin Daly: The cabal ministry

Selwyn Ryan: Hubris and fasting-to-death syndrome

Lennox Grant: Enduring power of the PNM model

Sunity Maharaj: Re-routing power

Raffique Shah: PNM problem, PNM solution

Andre Bagoo: Reform Central Bank Governor rules

Suzanne Mills: A convenient conscience

J'can murder accused caught in Cunupia
JAMAICAN murder accused Alton "Frosty" Wilson, alias Nigel "Froms" Richards, of Kingston, Jamaica was arrested by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force on Thursday.

Police raid house in Santa Cruz: cocaine, revolver, arms seized
Police officers have removed three kilogrammes of cocaine and a Smith and Wesson revolver with six rounds of ammunition from the streets.

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