Moonilal: Young is a damn liar

The Minister of National Security continued  his desperate campaign in the senate today, where under parliamentary protection he stated that myself as Minister of Housing and the former Managing Director of the HDC Jearlean John “gave a contract to an all edged Gang leader to...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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Charles: Dragon Gas debacle – worst foreign policy blunder in our history

This week’s announcement, of the scuttling of the Dragon Gas project and that TT will exploit its 2.7 tcf share of gas in the cross border Loran Manatee field, represents the worst foreign policy blunder in our history. Even when Dr. Williams opposed the US on the...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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MP Lee – PM Rowley presented a misleading picture on an energy sector in crisis

The Prime Minister’s presentation at this year’s Energy Conference hosted by the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago was nothing short of misleading and an attempt to cover up the real crisis facing our national energy sector. It was rather ironic that this year’s conference...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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Political Leader Speech at UNC National Congress 2020

Couva South Multipurpose Hall Sunday 2nd February 2020    Thank you, and I join in welcoming all delegates and observers to this, our National Congress.   I thank you for your continued support and hard work.  I know you are ready, energized and rearing to go as we head towards...
Posted On 02 Feb 2020
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Ramdial: Explain $370 Million Increase For New Tobago Terminal

MP Ramona Ramdial is calling on Minister Colm Imbert to explain to the people of Trinidad & Tobago, the astronomical increase by $370 million in cost of construction of the new Tobago airport terminal from $500 million to $870 million. MP Ramdial wants to remind Minister...
Posted On 02 Feb 2020
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United National Congress Ready for General Elections

On Wednesday 29th January 2020, the United National Congress continued the screening process for the selection of candidates in preparation for the General Election, due this year. The Party will hold a Congress on Sunday 2nd February 2020 during which the Political Leader the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020
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UNC Women’s Arm calls on Gov’t to act on increased violence against women

We note with concern, sympathy and empathy the high incidence of gender-based violence and violence against women, in particular, which has led to the deaths of several women. The recent murder-suicide involving Ms Naiee Singh and her estranged husband Roger Singh highlights the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2020
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Speaker turns down Opposition Leader’s motion on crime

The Speaker of the House of Representatives today turned down a matter on the adjournment of the sitting brought by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP to discuss the Government’s failure to deal with the high levels of serious and violent crime. The Opposition...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Kamla extends New Year Greetings to His Excellency President Xi Jinping and the people of China

As Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader of the United National Congress of Trinidad and Tobago, I would like to say Xin nian kuai le and Gong hei fat choy as I offer sincere wishes of prosperity, success and goodwill to His Excellency President Xi Jinping and the people...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020
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Charles: TT has surrendered regional leadership

On Saturday Barbados’ PM Mia Mottley indicated that her country would not attend tomorrow’s meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, since some CARICOM leaders were not invited. We have received unconfirmed reports that TT was not invited. Her position however highlights...
Posted On 21 Jan 2020
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