Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar Budget Speech

  Thank you Madame Speaker. I take this opportunity to thank God and, the over 341,000 persons (representing 31% of the electorate) who made it possible for us to take our seats on this side of this honourable house  by voting for us, thereby placing us at this time  (subject to...
Posted On 09 Oct 2015
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Kamla Persad Bissessar speech at the swearing ceremony as Leader of the Opposition

September 21 2015 On the occasion of my appointment as Leader of the Opposition, I think take this opportunity to thank H.E., the President for his hospitality here today. I undertake this assignment knowing that I have the confidence and support of members of my parliamentary...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015
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PM Kamla Speaking Notes Manifesto 2015 Launch

VISION One month from today the people of Trinidad and Tobago will decide whether they want our country to continue moving forward – or whether they want to return to a PNM dominated past they so comprehensively rejected in 2010. Today I am laying out my vision for the next five...
Posted On 08 Aug 2015
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PM Kamla speech at UNC Monday Night Forum, Barataria

Good evening. CPL VICTORY What a fantastic victory for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel last night! We are the CPL champions! I congratulate Dwayne Bravo and all the Red Steel team on a wonderful achievement in winning this year’s CPL. All of Trinidad and Tobago is very...
Posted On 28 Jul 2015
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PM Kamla speech at UNC Mass Political Meeting, St. Helena

Good evening my sisters and brothers.   Nominations   Today was the deadline date for filing nominations to be candidates of the UNC.   Thank you to all those who filed nominations to serve.   In their nomination forms, each person had to answer many...
Posted On 29 Jun 2015
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PM Address at UNC Mobilization Meeting Debe June 23, 2015

So each week begins with a more bizarre wild and delusional statement and claims echoed by sidekick Mr Rowley and stemming from tag team Mr Warner. I do not intend to play out their script. My lawyers will deal with their lies and fabrications. I will not play into their script...
Posted On 24 Jun 2015
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PM Address at NCIC Indian Arrival Day celebrations

INTRODUCTION   Good evening, As-Salaam-Alaikum, Sita Ram.   It is my great pleasure to greet you all this evening as we celebrate 170 years of the East Indian presence in our country.   I do so with deep pride, because we are celebrating that moment of arrival, and...
Posted On 30 May 2015
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PM Kamla speech at People’s Partnership 5th Anniversary Rally

Excerpts of the Speaking Notes of The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Political Leader of the United National Congress & Leader of the People’s Partnership Government. Thank you and good evening to one and all....
Posted On 26 May 2015
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PM’s Personal Statement to Parliament on Emailgate

RE: NO CONFIDENCE MOTION OF MAY 20TH 2013 Mr. Speaker, it was exactly two years ago, on May 20th 2013, that the Member for Diego Martin West piloted a motion of no confidence in this very house against me. It was just one of a number of no confidence motions brought by the...
Posted On 20 May 2015
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PM Kamla Speech at opening of Paramin Primary School

Paramin Primary School INTRODUCTION Good afternoon and thank you all for being part of today’s formal opening of the Paramin Roman Catholic Primary School. In the grand design of progress, the opening of this school may, for some, be seen only as a promise delivered. But for the...
Posted On 16 May 2015
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