Charles to Rowley: TT is quickly being overwhelmed by Venezuelans because of your complacency

“Yesterday’s cry by PM Rowley that we must protect the interest of TT in front of Venezuelans was nothing more than crocodile tears. It is now too little too late,” says Naparima MP Rodney Charles. We warned them years ago that they ought to create a comprehensive refugee policy...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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Kamla congratulates Narendra Modi on Re-election as India’s Prime Minister

I would like to sincerely congratulate and offer best wishes to the Honourable Narendra Modi on his re-election as Prime Minister of India. The landslide victory for his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demonstrates the confidence, hope and belief the citizens of the world’s...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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UNC: PNM Strategy “lock-up somebody” to take the heat off Faris

This matter is now before the police, and as such we await the outcome of the investigation. The details on the detention are still being made available, and we do not wish to speculate, however it must be noted that all citizens are deserving of due process, justice and...
Posted On 22 May 2019
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Councillor Kuarsingh appeals to the Ministry of Education to end students’ suffering by opening the Ramai Trace Hindu School

It has been an agonizing four years since the students of the Ramai Trace Hindu School were temporarily relocated to the Hanuman Milan Mandir at Penal Rock Road. Students as young as five years old continue the heart-breaking routine of arising as early as 5am to travel over an...
Posted On 22 May 2019
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MP Lee – AG, stop telling untruths and stop embarrassing yourself!

I read with great interest the comments of the Attorney General yesterday seeking to pour scorn on the judgment of our highest Court in the landmark ruling delivered yesterday by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. In commenting on the matter the Attorney Genera...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Tim: Deyalsingh Plan for Couva Hospital is Senseless

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has hit new depths of ineptitude in his slapdash and senseless plan for the modern Couva Hospital. The chaotic scheme announced by Mr. Deyalsingh for the state-of-the-art facility lacks strategic planning and proper order, and is symptomatic of...
Posted On 20 May 2019
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Charles calls Rowley a continuing failure – as TT remains on EU blacklist and sanctioned by the ACP

Naparima MP Rodney Charles today slammed the Keith Rowley administration for yesterday’s announcement by the Council of the EU that our country was among 12 non cooperative jurisdictions worldwide and therefore remained blacklisted. Barbados, Aruba and Bermuda were among...
Posted On 18 May 2019
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Oropouche West MP: Government Must Apologize to the Aranguez Farmers

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen- Gopeesingh is condemning the PNM administration for the oppressive and reckless behavior towards the Aranguez Farmers and calling on the government to issue an apology immediately. In a release issued on Thursday...
Posted On 16 May 2019
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UNC Appoints Mr. Ashvani Mahabir as an Opposition Senator

The United National Congress is pleased to advise on the appointment of Attorney at Law and Communications Consultant Mr. Ashvani Mahabir as its new Opposition Senator. Mr. Mahabir brings to the Parliament wide and extensive academic and professional qualifications as well as...
Posted On 15 May 2019
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Opposition Leader Response to the Govt Midterm Budget Review

Introduction Thank you, Madam Speaker and to this Honourable House for the opportunity to contribute to the debate on the mid-term budget review of this government. I came here today with hope. Yes, hope. I, like most of the country, wanted to hear what plans the Government had...
Posted On 13 May 2019
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