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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Indarsingh calls Gov’t handling of industrial unrest at SSA reckless and irresponsible

The Keith Rowley-led PNM Administration have unleashed an onslaught on the working class of Trinidad and Tobago, according to Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh. It seems the only policy decision of this Administration towards the working class, in both the private and public...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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UNC will support Anti Gang Law if the Government consents to scrutiny

Trinidad and Tobago is a nation in crisis and unfortunately finds itself governed by the most incompetent and clueless government in the history of the country. The Keith Rowley administration continues to play politics with crime. They have thus far only attempted to provide...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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Opposition cautiously optimistic after meeting with Government on draft Anti-Gang Bill

Members of the Opposition met today with Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi, Minister Stuart Young and Minister Fitzgerald Hinds at Parliament to attempt to arrive at an agreed bi-partisan legislative approach to the fight against crime and the criminal element. The Opposition team...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018
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Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath said that he was deeply saddened and disappointed that the Cabinet and Government failed to accede to the wishes of the family of former President George Maxwell Richards to have Carnival 2018 declared in his honour. Padarath said that he waited to...
Posted On 08 Feb 2018
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Kamla Mourns Passing of former President Max Richards

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of this country’s fourth President, Professor George Maxwell Richards, TC, CM. I remember him as honourable, patriotic and noble, and he served Trinidad and Tobago with distinction in his role as Head of State. During my term as Prime...
Posted On 09 Jan 2018
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MP Paray Calls on the Minister of Works to State when work would begin on Agostini Landslip

MP Paray Calls on The Honourable Minister of Works and Transport to State the Date to Begin Infrastructural Work on Landslip located on the Naparima Mayaro Road, Agostini Village Rio Claro. The Member of Parliament for Mayaro, Mr. Rushton Paray is once again expressing grave...
Posted On 07 Jan 2018
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Stand up for Women!

The UNC National Women’s Arm notes with distaste the callousness of the PNM Women’s Arm with regards to the disappearance of Anita Mohammed and the recent murder of a young Mother at the hands of an abusive partner. The PNM Women’s Arm failed to stand up for these women and...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017
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Councillor Rallies Christmas Carolers to Raise Funds for the Less Fortunate

Councillor for Reform / Manahambre Chris Hosein has stepped up to the challenge to counteract what he is calling “opposition victimization” and has rallied a group of Christmas carolers who have hit the streets in an effort to raise funds for hampers for the less...
Posted On 22 Dec 2017
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