Response by the Opposition Leader to the 2019-2020 Budget

Response by the Opposition Leader to the 2019-2020 Budget with the theme  “National Economic Transformation Masterplan 2025-2025” Kamla: Today we inaugurate a new political culture in this country, when one whole year before the elections, we tell you what we are going to do and...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Kamla: More Imbert Lies re: Clico/BAT

It appears that the Minister of Finance is  so rattled by my demands for transparency on the sale of CLICO/BAT assets, that hastily issued a media release to refute mon-existent ghost statements . In my budget response today I called for the Minister to divulge “ the extent of...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Kamla pays tribute to former Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma

I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma, who served with distinction from 2002 to 2008.  Although he faced significant personal challenges during his term as Chief Justice, he met these challenges with dignity and resolve. He was a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2019
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UNC objects to the Debate of EBC Order on Budget Day

On behalf of the Opposition, I wish to bring a matter of significant concern to your attention as it relates to upcoming matters within the House of Representatives. At 8:38 am on Friday 4th October 2019, I received a call from the Leader of Government Business, Honourable...
Posted On 06 Oct 2019
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UNC to close nominations for 21 General Election seats

The United National Congress (UNC) will close nominations for 21 general election seats currently not held by the party on Thursday 24th October, 2019. UNC PRO Senator Anita Haynes stated, “The UNC has completed the screening process for Local Government, but we also want to...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019
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UNC Ready for Local Government Elections

The United National Congress is ready for upcoming Local Government elections. The party has completed a rigorous screening exercise, in which around 600 people interested in serving their communities presented themselves for consideration. On Tuesday 1st October, 2019, the party...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Hosein: T&T Deserves Answers for Withdrawing Matter Against Ken Julien

It is extremely disturbing and worrying to learn that the 35-million-dollar lawsuit against the former eTecK Board led by Professor Ken Julien has been discontinued by a PNM appointed eTecK Board. It was under the Kamla Persad-Bissessar led Government that claims were brought...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
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Padarath: Rowely has abandoned the country

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath has slammed Prime Minister Keith Rowley for choosing to travel to New York while the country is experiencing a severe weather system without giving any assurances or specifics that the government has things in place to deal with the situation....
Posted On 22 Sep 2019
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UNC slams Government’s move to block Private Member’s Bill

“The Sedition Repeal Bill, 2019” The move by the Keith Rowley regime to block the Private Member’s Bill, “The Sedition Repeal Bill, 2019”, all but confirms that our democracy is under threat from this government. Over the last month, we have witnessed high profile critics of the...
Posted On 21 Sep 2019
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Opposition Leader: Government has questions to answer on Refinery sale

The Opposition notes the announcement by the Minister of Finance on the sale of the Petrotrin refinery to the preferred bidder, Patriotic Energies and Technologies Company Limited. While at face value we have absolutely no objection to the sale of the refinery to locals, there...
Posted On 20 Sep 2019
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