UNC calls for calm as T&T’s first Covid-19 case is confirmed

The United National Congress is calling for calm and urging citizens to follow the guidelines of public health officials in taking steps to protect themselves and their families, in light of the announcement of the presence of the first case of Covid-19 virus in Trinidad and...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020
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MNF – Kamla: There is hope

Introduction Good evening T&T! Good evening UNC family!  It is good to be back! 2020 we are ready to rumble! Are you ready? Even though it’s been a while since I have had the chance to meet with you, your party has been hard at work, as we get ready to return good governance...
Posted On 11 Mar 2020
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Kamla: Achieving gender equality requires a concerted effort by all of us

Today, as we join the global community in commemorating International Women’s Day, it is clear that we have much work to do as we work towards gender equality. This year’s theme I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights is appropriate, as it acknowledges both the...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Oropouche West MP: Gov’t scrapping our history for profiteering

Minister of Agriculture Land and Fisheries Clarence Rambharat seems to be playing an integral role in finishing the job of dismantling the assets of Caroni (1975) Limited, a task he undertook under the PNM administration when he was senior management at the company. The TT Scrap...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Charles: Is Imbert unaware of CARICOM statement on Guyana?

Imbert’s complete lack of knowledge of  CARICOM’s  statement issued yesterday on Guyana says either that we were not consulted because of our relative  unimportance; or we had an input of which the acting PM was not aware of when he spoke in parliament; or more...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Paray: Small Businesses Face Shutdown Over New Customs Charges

Small businesses in Trinidad and Tobago are facing serious threats to their viability through the arbitrary imposition of bonding charges on all imports. These commercial operators, who are already paying seven per cent online sales tax, are now being made to employ brokers for...
Posted On 02 Mar 2020
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Leader of the Opposition proposes comprehensive plan to address crime crisis

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP today presented the United National Congress’s plan to address the crime crisis, upon the party’s return to Government. Speaking during a Private Motion to condemn the Government’s failure to deal with rampant crime, Mrs....
Posted On 28 Feb 2020
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Covid-19 Alert—T&T Faces Deadly Health Sector Crisis Post Carnival

In the wake of confirmation by the Tobago Health Division of a national returning from China who displayed flu-like symptoms and being managed as a possible Corona Virus patient, and who is now quarantined, the time has come for Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to ensure that this...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020
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Opposition Chief Whip Lee – Why did Government shut down the debate? – We were ready to support

The Government’s bewildering actions to shut down and adjourn yesterday’s debate on the critical adoption of the Joint Select Committee Report on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters Bill, the Tax Information Exchange Agreements Bill and the Income Tax (Amendment)...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020
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Rowley’s Bloody Sunday

The distressing report that 7 people were murdered over a 24-hour period is a sobering reminder of this Rowley-led Government’s failure to deal with crime. Today, yet another double murder was recorded, and a third killing took place in South Trinidad. The murderous trend over...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020
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