Oropouche West MP slams Government for mismanagement of the Rice Industry

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, is condemning the Rowley led administration for its gross negligence and ineptitude in managing the agricultural sector, more particularly the rice industry. In a release issued on Tuesday, the MP...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Ramona: Has the Tobago Sandals Project Collapsed?

The Prime Minister’s statements on the Tobago Sandals project suggested that it may be off the table as his reference to it was in past tense and even identified the Tobago people as being against the project. During Thursday’s “Conversations with the Prime Minister”, the Prime...
Posted On 13 Jan 2019
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Opposition Leader condemns Rowley’s ostrich-like approach to the gathering storm in neighbouring Venezuela

For decades, our nation has had fraternal and cordial relations with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  Not only are they our neighbours, but many are also family of some of our citizens.  In this context, we condemn the Rowley government’s ostrich-like approach to the...
Posted On 13 Jan 2019
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Charles tells Rowley: You lead a bi-polar Government Sir

Naparima MP Rodney Charles is accusing the Government led by Keith Rowley of being bi-polar in what it says, how it says it, and more so how it governs. MP Charles made this comment given the many manifestly conflicting statements provided by Keith Rowley in his various...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
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MP David Lee :The Joke is on Imbert – Motion to Debate Rowley’s Address Filed by Opposition Leader

Opposition Chief Whip MP David Lee says the joke is on Finance Minister Colm Imbert, as a motion has already been filed in the Parliament forcing a debate on the contents of the presentation made by the Prime Minister in his two-part address to the nation entitled “Mind...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Kamla offers condolences on passing of former EBC Chairman Dr Norbert Masson

Political Leader of the United National Congress and Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar has offered condolences to the family, and friends of the late Dr Norbert Masson, former chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission. In a statement the UNC...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Kamla calls out Rowley: Let’s Debate the Economy

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley must account to all citizens of Trinidad and Tobago on the true state of the economy, and not hide behind flashy and expensive television productions. While the country remains besieged...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE UNC

On Monday, 7th January, 2019 the United National Congress held a joint caucus with its parliamentarians and National Executive. Consensus decisions were taken and the Party wishes to make the following announcements: The UNC will hold its National Assembly on Sunday, 27th January...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Kamla refutes candidates list, no candidates has been selected or de-selected

I wish to publicly refute recent media reports with respect to the selection of candidates of United National Congress (UNC) for forthcoming national elections. The reports indicated that, based “on the advice of caucus members”, I am “changing the faces” of certain incumbent...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
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Charles: After 40 months Rowley still has no plan to take us forward

“I told the population in 2015 that Keith Rowley had no plan to take us forward. They did not listen and today we are all suffering,” says Rodney Charles MP for Naparima. The 5000 fired from Petrotrin, 500 more in TSTT and three hundred plus former ArcelorMittal...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
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