UNC Chairman & Pointe a Pierre MP Lee – Another “Nothing” Committee appointed by Government

Once more Government has instituted another “nothing happens ” committee in the form of the Cabinet appointed Inter ministerial Committee for the approval and facilitation of investments in the non energy sector. It is quite disturbing that after 20 months in office,...
Posted On 23 May 2017
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PNM Ministers Show Contempt For Public Funds

The response by Minister Hinds and Minster Imbert to the exorbitant telephone bill by Shamfa Cudjoe is a demonstration of the contempt the PNM has for tax payers and their disdain for the Public Purse. It is inconceivable that experienced Ministers are not aware and can claim...
Posted On 22 May 2017
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UNC Concerned by AG, Acting PM Misleading Statements on High Court Ruling

The UNC is deeply troubled by media reports that the Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mr. Colm Imbert has advised the Parliament that the government has appealed the judgment in favour of the UNC’s Mr. Devant Maharaj on the property tax case. Mr. Imbert further...
Posted On 20 May 2017
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Padarath: Rowley’s Race Talk is an Attempt to Distract From National Woes

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath slammed Prime Minister Keith Rowley for introducing race talks into the national community as it relates to the issues raised about the safety and structural integrity of the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba. Dr. Rowley made the comments about...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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UNC Chairman: Guardian Story a red Herring to distract from PNM failure

As Chairman of the United National Congress I find it quite erroneous that reports have been focusing on baseless theories of the Opposition not being able to inspire confidence while the Government continues to suppress the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago. The question must be...
Posted On 14 May 2017
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Padarath: Stadium Opening Flopped

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath has described yesterday’s opening of the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba as a flop. He said by all accounts including several media reports the facility which boasts about a fifteen thousand person capacity had less than twenty five hundred...
Posted On 13 May 2017
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No ICC Clearance for Tarouba Stadium

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath questioned Sport Minister Daryl Smith today in the Parliament about whether the Brian Lara Stadium had accreditation and clearance from the International Cricket Council in light of the stadium’s opening tomorrow. Smith admitted in the...
Posted On 11 May 2017
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The disrespectful comments made by Senior Government Officials

Many groups in every constituency, both in Trinidad, and in Tobago, have come out supporting opposition criticism of the manner in which property tax is being reintroduced. Since the Ministry of Finance announced the May 22nd compliance deadline there has been vigorous debate in...
Posted On 05 May 2017
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UNC’s motorcade against Government’s Property Tax rolls into Central Trinidad

  The United National Congress (UNC) is urging citizens to take a stand against the Government’s move to implement the Property Tax, and join in a motorcade and rally on Saturday 6th May 2017, through eight constituencies in Central Trinidad. The motorcade will set off from...
Posted On 05 May 2017
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Kamla advises students writing Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA): Stay focused

I extend my best wishes to the more than 18,000 students who are preparing to sit the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) on Thursday 4th May, 2017, as well as to the parents and guardians who have supported them through this period. To the students, many of you may be...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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