Kamla on Budget Date Announcement: Expect a Budget of Excuses

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP does not expect much from the Government in the National Budget 2017/2018. The Opposition Leader issued the following statement: They will say things are hard, without saying how they intend to make things better. They will...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017
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Kamla to Rowley: Stop the ‘ole talk’ and take action on Petrotrin audit findings

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP is calling on the Prime Minister to stop dithering on the serious allegations of fraud at Petrotrin and take immediate action. The Opposition Leader issued the following statement: In responding to questions posed by...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017
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UNC Women Condemns PM Rowley “Jamette” Talk, demands apology

The UNC National Women’s Arm notes with distaste the utterances of the Honorable Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at a Post Cabinet Conference held today, the reference made by the Prime Minister seeks to demean and degrade women. Referring to the Opposition Leader Mrs Kamla...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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Opposition Senator calls for urgent inquiry by JSC on State Enterprises into findings of Petrotrin internal audit report

Opposition Member of the Joint Select Committee on State Enterprises, Senator Wade Mark is calling for an inquiry into the management and operations of Petrotrin with specific focus on the findings of Petrotrin‘s Internal Audit Committee Report dated August 17, 2017. Senator Mark...
Posted On 12 Sep 2017
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Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar pays tribute to Lance Corporal Marcus Gay

“A hero who deserves a hero’s send off.” This is the way Leader of the Opposition, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP – Siparia described Lance Corporal Marcus Gay, who was killed in the line of duty. Speaking at the funeral service in Siparia on Monday 11th September, 2017,...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017
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ECONOMIC DROUGHT – 2018 AND BEYOND

By Kevin Ramnarine I hate to be the bearer of bad news but the economic drought will continue into 2018 and maybe beyond. While the recession will end, thanks to increased gas production from the Juniper project, Government revenue in 2018 will not be vastly different from 2016...
Posted On 09 Sep 2017
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Cool it Madame Speaker

Parliament reconvenes tomorrow Friday 8th September and I am calling on Speaker Bridget Anisette-George to “cool it” with her habit of inserting herself incessantly, intrusively and systematically in ongoing debates and doing so in a manner which some may see as not...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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Kamla: The PM has run away whilst the nation is in crisis

Two years ago, Dr Rowley convinced Trinidad and Tobago that he could lead our country. I warned the country that he had no plan and no ideas. As a former Prime Minister myself, I can tell the nation that the job does not allow you to just fly off without serious consideration as...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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UNC Women call on govt to protect the nation’s women

The United National Congress Women’s Arm is calling on the Minister of National Security and by extension the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to protect our women, they are currently under attack. There has been thirty eight women murdered as of this date, two of the...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017
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Tim: Minister of Education Anthony Garcia has slipped to new levels of incompetence and deceitfulness

Even by his pathetically low standards, Minister of Education Anthony Garcia has slipped to new levels of incompetence and deceitfulness at the start of the new academic year. As expected, several schools across the country were not in a state of preparedness for classes, despite...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017
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