Despite being investigated by the police, Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh intends to file his nomination papers for the Caroni Central seat.
As the UNC's nomination process continues this week, there is word that the party's former Political Leader and Founding father, Basdeo Panday, is set to make a comeback on the political scene.
Wednesday was another day in the Parliament where members of the Opposition PNM failed to show up and once again, their absence was highlighted by Government MPs.
There are over 60,000 squatters in the country but the Government is currently undertaking Survey Orders to ensure that they are squatting on State land before they can be regularised.
The latest Housing Development Corporation policy, which will allow tenants to purchase their home for $100 once they have been occupying it for 30 years or more, only applies to tenants who have a rent-to-own agreement with the HDC.
It gives me great pleasure to participate at this, the second sod-turning ceremony within three weeks to commence major construction work for the San Fernando Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System. Only three weeks ago we turned the sod to commence similar works at the Malabar Wastewater Treatment Plant. Shortly, tenders will also be advertised to undertake similar works at Maloney, Malabar, and San Fernando.
A 53 year old man from Fanny Village, Point Fortin was arrested and charged by officers of the South Western Division after he was held with a loaded firearm and a quantity of narcotics.