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Kamla sets the record straight – the Opposition did not walk out of a debate on the floods

Some recent Newspaper reports on the Opposition’s walkout of the House of Representatives last Friday 23rd June 2017 warrant responses in order to correct some inaccuracies and to present the facts. The Sunday Express’ editorial of June 25, in particular, suggested that the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2017
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Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr

Assalam u Alaikum Eid Mubarak! I extend warm greetings to the Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobago and around the world on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, the breaking of the fast and the end of the holy month of Ramadan. For Muslims, Eid ul-Fitr is a significant religious...
Posted On 26 Jun 2017
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Kamla: The UNC remains very concerned about the economic outlook for T&T

The United National Congress (UNC) today held a Strategic Planning Session to discuss the state of the country and national issues, and to develop an approach for improved service delivery and representation. The session was attended by Members of Parliament, Senators, and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017
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Kamla takes Government to task over failure to provide relief to citizens affected by Tropical Storm Bret

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, on Friday 23rd June, 2017 moved a motion to adjourn the sitting of the House of Representatives on a definite matter of urgent public importance namely, “the failure of the government to provide adequate resources and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017
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UNC Political Leader to act on advice from National Executive to file No-Confidence Motion against the Speaker

The National Executive of the United National Congress (UNC) views with great concern the response by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Bridgid Annisette-George to the official Opposition in Parliament, in particular on Friday 23rd June, 2017, when a...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017
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Caroni Central Executive Council Hits Government For Its Lip Service in Bret Floods

Caroni Central Constituency Executive is totally upset with the slow pace of intervention to the flood victims in the area by the Government. Communities like Caparo, Freeport, Todds Road, Carlsen Field, Palmiste and Preysal have been seriously affected with floods, lost of...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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Kamla seek House leave to discuss government failure to adequately deal with the aftermath of Bret

The government has failed to address the flooding, destruction, devastation and damage that was inflicted on the population by Tropical Storm Bret. The areas that have suffered the catastrophic effects of Tropical Storm Bret are concentrated in the southern, central and eastern...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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MP for Cumuto/Manzanilla outrage over lack of support from Government 72 hours after Bret

The residents who reside in the constituency of Cumuto/Manzanilla are calling on the Government to respond to their urgent cry for assistance in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Bret.The constituency of Cumuto/Manzanilla was hit hard by Bret resulting in severe damage to many...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Moonilal calls on the Rowley-led Administration to be proactive in the aftermath of Bret

In light of the on-going disaster caused by Tropical Storm Bret, CEPEP resources should be assigned to assist in clearing clogged water courses, removing debris, cleaning affected homes and undertaking other essential and urgent duties. The Government should immediately...
Posted On 21 Jun 2017
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Padarath: Minister Admits Failure, Buck Stops With Kazim

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath slammed Minister of Local Government and Rural Development for the closure of several shelters in south Trinidad during Tropical Storm Bret. Padarath stated that the poor coordination among state agencies, lack of proper and accurate information...
Posted On 21 Jun 2017
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