January, 2012

Manning still resting

Express, Trinidad: Former prime minister Patrick Manning continues to rest comfortably at the San Fernando General Hospital one week after he was admitted to the hospital last Monday.

Prosecutor: Stanford stole investors' money

Fox News, USA: The dreams of people saving for retirement or for their children's education were ruined as Texas financier R. Allen Stanford used money they deposited in his Caribbean bank to instead support his lavish billionaire lifestyle, a prosecutor said Tuesday at his fraud trial.

Guyana government still seeking Marriott partners

Stabroek News, Guyana: Construction of the long-stalled US$51M Marriott Hotel in Kingston is scheduled to start next month but government is still seeking one or more participants who will collectively own 67% of the project’s equity amounting to US$8M.