Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Father’s Day 2019

On the third Sunday in June each year, we pause to celebrate the fathers of our nation, and the critical role they play in raising productive citizens, building communities and in so doing, building the country. My own father stood as a pillar of strength in my family and in my...
Posted On 16 Jun 2019
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Lee: Rehire former Petrotrin Security

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago through its state entity, Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Limited, has no option but to rehire the former security personnel of Petrotrin in an effort to best secure the assets of its three newly formed successor companies. It was truly upsetting...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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Kamla slams AG Faris Al-Rawi’s attempts to downplay the significance of FOIA amendments

In spite of widespread public outcry and condemnation, the Government appears intent on moving forward with changes to the Freedom of Information Act which will weaken the legislation. In a hastily arranged press conference on Tuesday, a visibly agitated Attorney General said the...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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Charles: Another glaring failure of this Rowley Government

“Why we cannot win the war on crime? Inefficient support systems such as the FSC,” says Naparima MP, Rodney Charles. Today we were shocked but not surprised by the Commissioner of Police’s statements that it could take as many as six years to get the results of ballistic testing...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019
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UNC welcomes the conclusion of the ‘plant like substance’ investigation and calls for conclusion of outstanding investigations

After a protracted investigation surrounding allegations of a “plant-like” substance found on the property of former Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the United National Congress welcomes the statement by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith in which he quite correctly stated...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr 2019

Assalamu Alaikum I wish all members of the Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobago Eid Mubarak! Today, you have come to the end of the holy and blessed month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, charity, discipline, reflection and renewal. Ramadan is a reminder to live our lives in...
Posted On 04 Jun 2019
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UNC: No Connection with Senator Ashvani Mahabir and Leaks

The United National Congress unequivocally denies assertions and insinuations made with respect to Senator Ashvani Mahabir in an article titled “Kamla upset over UNC leaks” published in the Sunday Guardian of June 2, 2019. A statement issued by UNC PRO Senator Anita Haynes noted...
Posted On 02 Jun 2019
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UNC Announces Constituency Executive, Women’s Arm and Youth Arm Elections

The United National Congress continues its preparation for upcoming Local Government and General Elections.  At a joint caucus of the UNC’s Parliamentary Arm and National Executive held on Friday 31st May, 2019, a decision was taken to hold Constituency Executive Elections, as...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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UNC Announces Constituency Executive, Women’s Arm and Youth Arm Elections

The United National Congress continues its preparation for upcoming Local Government and General Elections.  At a joint caucus of the UNC’s Parliamentary Arm and National Executive held on Friday 31st May, 2019, a decision was taken to hold Constituency Executive Elections, as...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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UNC PRO: Registration is not a policy

The United National Congress is on the record from as early as 2016 demanding that the Government be proactive and create a comprehensive refugee policy that would allow the country to be able to address what we are facing today. In a statement today UNC PRO and Senator Anita...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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