PADARATH: ROWLEY FLIP FLOPS AGAIN ON MARLENE

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath says that Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has once again flip flopped on his position surrounding Marlene McDonald. Padarath questioned the Prime Minister in the Parliament yesterday, posing a question that asked the Prime Minister “Could the Prime...
Posted On 10 Mar 2018
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Oropouche West MP slams the PNM for constantly disrespecting the women of Trinidad and Tobago

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen Gopeesingh is condemning the PNM government for their blatant disregard for the women of our beautiful nation. As we join the world in commemorating International Women’s Day under the theme “press for progress” the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2018
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Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018

As we join the international community in celebrating the achievements and contributions of our women, I add my voice to the calls to #PressforProgress. This year’s theme stresses the importance of sustained action as we seek to advance gender equality. International Women’s Day,...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018
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Opposition Leader condemns Government’s move to rush Property Tax legislation

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, is sounding a warning on the Government’s move to rush through two important pieces of legislation – the Valuation of Land (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and the Property Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The Opposition Leader issued the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Padarath: Under PM Rowley, here every creed and race does not find an equal place

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath has slammed the government for its lack of funding for this year’s Phagwa celebrations not only with respect to the National Phagwa Council but for groups throughout Trinidad and Tobago. Padarath stated that the government has once again...
Posted On 05 Mar 2018
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Opposition Chief Whip – “Blatant dishonesty and Oppression from the Government at today’s Property Tax Debate”

As Opposition Chief Whip I would like to condemn the actions of the Government as being thoroughly deceitful, dishonest and tyrannical during the debate of the Valuation of Land Amendment Bill 2018 and Property Tax Amendment Bill 2018 at today’s Parliamentary Sitting of the...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018
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Our country cannot survive much more of this incompetence and mismanagement

The Editor: The Keith Rowley administration will go down in history as the most incompetent and destructive government this country has seen in recent years. The single distinguishing feature of this administration is its arrogance and its unwillingness to accept that their...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018
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UNC to Government: Bring Anti-Gang Legislation to Parliament at earliest opportunity; let’s get it passed

After weeks of negotiation, the Prime Minister finally accepted Leader of the Opposition, Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s proposal of a two and one-half year sunset clause for the Anti-Gang legislation yesterday. The bill failed in Parliament on December 7th, 2018, and it is only...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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Padarath: Smith Must Wake Up From Slumber, Ministry of Sport a Runaway Horse

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath has slammed Sport Minister Darryl Smith for his deafening silence on the issues related to the lack of funding for the Elite Athlete’s program. Padarath is calling on the Minister of Sport to address the concerns raised by several athletes...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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Oropouche West MP: Education Minister continues to shift blame

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, is criticizing recent statements made by the Minister of Education on the weight of student’s school bags. Earlier this week the, The Ministry of Education issued a statement highlighting that the weight...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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