A beautiful, moving send-off befitting a true Statesman. It was what was promised and what was delivered at the State Funeral for former Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Saturday.
"My father lived a life of love. From my youngest days, he preached a life of love and service, a life that was not focussed on the accumulation of wealth, but one of meaning where the world was left a better place..." Those were the opening words of Brian Manning as he eulogised his father, former Prime Minister Patrick Manning, at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity on Saturday.
Like so many who idolise their fathers, Brian said it was no different for him and as a child, his father was his hero.
A former National Security Minister has told C News that there are many lessons that can be learned from a State Funeral.
The Ministry of Education has set up a team to investigate an apparent leak of the Secondary Entrance Assessment Examinations results.
Minister of Education Anthony Garcia is concerned about the performance of students at government schools.
DANIELLE YOUNG, 21, today appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar in the Port-of-Spain 8th Court, charged with the murder of KAREEM ST. ROSE alias ‘Venom’.
PSA Leader Watson Duke has been taken into police custody again, this time following a protest by Tobago Regional Health Authority workers which turned into chaos late on Friday afternoon.
More measures need to be put in place to ensure pensions are given out in a timely manner.
This was the advice from Independent Senator Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir during his contribution to the debate on the Finance No. 2 Bill 2016 in the Senate.
A Diego Martin man will appear before a Tunapuna Magistrate on Monday charged with the possession of 11 kilogrammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
The Family and Children Division Act No. 6 of 2016 (the Act”) was assented to by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT,S.C., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on July 5th, 2016. The Office of the President received the Bills for assent on July 1st, 2016.
The Act is an Act to make jurisdiction for all family matters and children matters exercisable in a Division of the High Court to be called the Family and Children Division Act and to make provision for matters connected therewith.