Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the 55th Anniversary of Independence

Today, our nation marks the 55th anniversary of independence from Great Britain, and on behalf of the Opposition, I extend greetings and best wishes to all citizens. We have achieved much as a young nation in building our democracy. We can be proud that so many of our citizens...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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Rowley Sudden Change of Heart on Toco Port

The incompetence of Prime Minster Dr. Keith Rowley is frightening in light of the continuing sea bridge issues affecting Tobago. The Tobago Chamber of Commerce, the Tobago Hoteliers and Tourism Association, the Tobago Truckers Association and the Tobago Unique Bed and Breakfast...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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The Politics of Distraction and Bias

By Devant Maharaj Since 6am Tuesday 29th August to now the man who has perhaps fought more constitutional cases in the courts of Trinidad and Tobago protecting the rights of citizens, often times pro bono, has been in detention by the Police for a conversation three years ago...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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UNC: Gross Violation of the Constitution

The United National Congress has expressed amazement at the sheer incompetence once again displayed by this Keith Rowley-led administration. The latest firing of Robert Le Hunte has once again brought to the forefront that this Government cannot accomplish the most basic tasks of...
Posted On 28 Aug 2017
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Moonilal: Distraction from the collapse of the housing sector

Housing Minister Randall Mitchell must identify a single house built under his stewardship over the past two years and provide specifics of the planned construction of 8,000 homes over the next three years. Mr. Mitchell has engaged in public grandstanding – complete with hard hat...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017
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Kamla to speak at independence celebrations in New York, USA this weekend

Political Leader of the United National Congress and Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, will speak at two events in New York, USA this weekend. The events are organized by Trinidadians & Tobagonians, USA in Queens, New York. On Saturday 26th August,...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Charles: Minister Garcia must come clean on school repairs during this vacation

MP for Naparima condemns the Education Minister for misleading Parliament and the country about vacation repairs to the nation’s schools, specifically, the Fifth Company Baptist Primary School located in Moruga/Tableland, the constituency of junior Minister in the Ministry of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Kamla: PM Rowley continues to mask his Government’s incompetence in handling seabridge fiasco

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP says after the Prime Minister’s meeting with Tobago stakeholders today, one thing is certain – Dr Keith Rowley has no ideas, and is incapable of dealing with any of the issues facing our country, including the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017
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Padarath Calls for Investigation into the Daryl Smith Foundation

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath has issued a call for Prime Minister Keith Rowley to investigate allegations into the conduct and operations of the Daryl Smith Foundation. Padarath indicated that recently the Minister of Sport was caught red handed making contradictory statements...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017
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The illogical cutback in GATE funding will lead to lasting negative impact on human capital development

The forced shutdown of educational campuses of one of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading private tertiary institutions is a further bleak indication and realization of the unacceptable sharp regression of the education sector under the Rowley regime. The decision of the School of...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017
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