Opposition calls for investigation into possible attempts to interfere in the Judicial Process

The revelations in media reports have confirmed the Opposition’s suspicions of political interference by the government in the administration of justice. From the reports, it appears that the court’s process was tampered with by the Government in its hasty attempt to overturn the...
Posted On 25 May 2017
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UNC calls upon the government to respect the Court Order & allow due process to take its course

The United National Congress condemns the reckless and scandalous attempt by Finance Minister Colm Imbert to subvert and undermine the judicial process by inviting property owners to continue to submit their valuation forms. We condemn such deception and trickery by the...
Posted On 23 May 2017
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UNC Chairman & Pointe a Pierre MP Lee – Another “Nothing” Committee appointed by Government

Once more Government has instituted another “nothing happens ” committee in the form of the Cabinet appointed Inter ministerial Committee for the approval and facilitation of investments in the non energy sector. It is quite disturbing that after 20 months in office,...
Posted On 23 May 2017
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PNM Ministers Show Contempt For Public Funds

The response by Minister Hinds and Minster Imbert to the exorbitant telephone bill by Shamfa Cudjoe is a demonstration of the contempt the PNM has for tax payers and their disdain for the Public Purse. It is inconceivable that experienced Ministers are not aware and can claim...
Posted On 22 May 2017
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UNC Concerned by AG, Acting PM Misleading Statements on High Court Ruling

The UNC is deeply troubled by media reports that the Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mr. Colm Imbert has advised the Parliament that the government has appealed the judgment in favour of the UNC’s Mr. Devant Maharaj on the property tax case. Mr. Imbert further...
Posted On 20 May 2017
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Kamla: injunction a victory for the people and testimony to the political strength of the UNC

We welcome the grant of this injunction by the Supreme Court of Justice (see attached). We promised you a strong and forceful legal challenge to the illegal and unconstitutional action of the Minister of Finance and now Acting Prime Minister Colm Imbert. The mad rush to impose...
Posted On 19 May 2017
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Padarath: Rowley’s Race Talk is an Attempt to Distract From National Woes

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath slammed Prime Minister Keith Rowley for introducing race talks into the national community as it relates to the issues raised about the safety and structural integrity of the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba. Dr. Rowley made the comments about...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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Highlight of UNC Political Leader Speech at the MNF May 15, 2017

Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader of the United National Congress Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP is calling on citizens to take a stand against the Government’s move to implement the Property Tax. Speaking at the UNC’s Monday Night Forum in Tunapuna on 15th May, 2017,...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Tewarie: Preysal Government School being Neglected by Government

The Member of Parliament for Caroni Central, Dr Bhoe Tewarie, condemns in the strongest manner the insensitivity and lack of responsiveness of the Minister of Education to the formidable challenges of students, parents and teachers at the Preysal Government School. The sewer...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Charles: Trinidad and Tobago becoming a failed state

Government’s mid-year review of the economy revealed two important lessons that under this PNM Trinidad and Tobago is slowly but surely becoming a failed state. Additionally, the PNM has no plan to change this trajectory. The mid-year review provided Finance Minister Colm Imbert...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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