Kamla: Stay home, save lives

Leader of the Opposition Mrs Kamla Persad Bissessar, SC, MP, is urging all non-essential personnel to stay at home as we work together to fight this Covid-19 crisis. After having made the call last week for a temporary shutdown of non-essential businesses and services, Mrs...
Posted On 29 Mar 2020
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Kamla: Let the courage of the Shouter Baptist inspire us to achieve national liberation

I wish our esteemed brothers and sisters of the Spiritual Shouter Baptist Community a joyful and safe Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day 2020. For many years I have joined this community in a communal celebration. This year, as a result of the COVID 19 threat, like many of...
Posted On 29 Mar 2020
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UNC calls for clarification on new ‘shutdown’ army powers

The United National Congress has taken note of the new measures announced by the Government regarding a two week shutdown of the country’s non-essential services in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Covid-19 disease. The party urges all citizens to be responsible and...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020
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Opposition Leader concerned over COVID-19 cover-up

I have noted with deep concern the Government’s ongoing efforts to suppress valid calls and questions from the population, and especially the Opposition UNC, to be accountable and transparent during this unprecedented Coronavirus crisis in our country. I therefore feel...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Kamla Calls for nationwide shutdown to contain Covid-19

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP is today calling on the Government to implement measures for a nationwide shutdown of all non-essential services and businesses for fourteen (14) days, in the first instance, in light of the trends we are seeing in the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Kamla – A time for calm, prayer and united responsibility

  I would like to reiterate the sentiments I expressed upon the announcement of our very first COVID-19 case one week ago, by calling for calm and urging all citizens to follow the recommended guidelines for the prevention of the spread of this disease. In light of the...
Posted On 22 Mar 2020
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Opposition recommendations to Gov’t on COVID-19

Leader of the Opposition, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP today led an Opposition delegation to meet with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his team on the Covid-19 crisis. Mrs Persad-Bissessar noted that this crisis is unprecedented, and welcomed the Government’s...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020
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Opposition Leader to meet with Prime Minister on Covid-19 on Friday

In keeping with my previously stated commitment to the media and national public at large, I am hereby updating the citizenry of Trinidad and Tobago as to the status of my request earlier this week to the Honourable Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, for urgent bipartisan talks...
Posted On 19 Mar 2020
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Dr Gopeesingh: PM Rowley Still Playing Politics With Coronavirus

It is highly regrettable that at a time of an international medical emergency, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has chosen to indulge in senseless and emotive politicking. In his characteristic temperamental tone, Dr. Rowley opted to castigate Opposition Leader Kamla...
Posted On 17 Mar 2020
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The UNC Policy on Covid -19 for Constituency and other Offices

  Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in humans and many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people, such as with MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV. The...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020
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