September, 2010

T&T politics: A new direction?

In Through The Political Glass Ceiling former journalist Kris Rampersad has written of and about the Caribbean's newest Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar of Trinidad and Tobago.

Prison outbreak

Nation News, Barbados: A flu-like epidemic has hit the inmate population at Her Majesty's Prisons Dodds in St Philip.

Security forces fully mobilized- PM Golding

GoJamaica, Jamaica: Prime Minister of Jamaica Bruce Golding is assuring the public that the security forces have been mobilized to secure life and property during the passage of Tropical Storm Nicole.

CN Sharma now in T&T hospital

Stabroek News, Guyana: Chandra Narine Sharma was flown to Trinidad for medical attention after the High Court granted permission for him to leave the country and is still in a serious condition, his family says.

Cuba ready to drill deeper than BP

Miami Herald, USA: Cuba is picking up the pace on efforts to search for oil and gas. Exploratory rigs could start working as soon as next year, just miles off the Florida coast.

Merrick's resort breaks ground

Advocate, Barbados: After four years of initial planning and preliminary development, the multi-million dollar Merrick's Resort located in St. Philip has finally broken ground.