Opposition calls for investigation into possible attempts to interfere in the Judicial Process

The revelations in media reports have confirmed the Opposition’s suspicions of political interference by the government in the administration of justice. From the reports, it appears that the court’s process was tampered with by the Government in its hasty attempt to overturn the...
Posted On 25 May 2017
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UNC calls upon the government to respect the Court Order & allow due process to take its course

The United National Congress condemns the reckless and scandalous attempt by Finance Minister Colm Imbert to subvert and undermine the judicial process by inviting property owners to continue to submit their valuation forms. We condemn such deception and trickery by the...
Posted On 23 May 2017
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Kamla: injunction a victory for the people and testimony to the political strength of the UNC

We welcome the grant of this injunction by the Supreme Court of Justice (see attached). We promised you a strong and forceful legal challenge to the illegal and unconstitutional action of the Minister of Finance and now Acting Prime Minister Colm Imbert. The mad rush to impose...
Posted On 19 May 2017
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Tewarie: Preysal Government School being Neglected by Government

The Member of Parliament for Caroni Central, Dr Bhoe Tewarie, condemns in the strongest manner the insensitivity and lack of responsiveness of the Minister of Education to the formidable challenges of students, parents and teachers at the Preysal Government School. The sewer...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Charles: Trinidad and Tobago becoming a failed state

Government’s mid-year review of the economy revealed two important lessons that under this PNM Trinidad and Tobago is slowly but surely becoming a failed state. Additionally, the PNM has no plan to change this trajectory. The mid-year review provided Finance Minister Colm Imbert...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Moonilal condemns heartless demolition of homes

The cruel destruction of 15 family homes at Pine Avenue, Valencia is another arbitrary and callous act of the uncaring Rowley regime. Prime Minister Rowley and Housing Minister Randall Mitchell must tell the nation what legal processes were used in the heartless demolition of the...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Happy Mother’s Day from Leader of the Opposition hhe Hon Kamla Persad-Bissessar

This Sunday, across Trinidad and Tobago and in many other countries, we will honour and celebrate our mothers, showing our appreciation for their unconditional love and care. At this time, we pause to recognize their important role in our society, especially with regard to...
Posted On 13 May 2017
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Kamla: Government has failed the people of Tobago

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, today slammed the Government’s handling of the ongoing problems with the Trinidad to Tobago Sea Bridge, which has now led to a critical food shortage on the sister isle. The Opposition Leader said, “The Rowley-led...
Posted On 11 May 2017
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Princes Town MP Barry Padarath who recently raised issues surrounding the safety of the Brian Lara Stadium, has slammed Sport Minister Daryl Smith for lying to the country regarding the attendance and participation of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. Padarath who last week...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Happy 28th Anniversary UNC from Political Leader the Hon Kamla Persad-Bissessar

On April 30th, 1989, a movement to build a brighter future for Trinidad and Tobago was formally launched, following the Aranguez Mandate a few months earlier, at which more than 30,000 people gave our leaders the mandate to form our party. The United National Congress was built...
Posted On 29 Apr 2017
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UNC to lead motorcade against Government’s Property Tax 

  The United National Congress (UNC) is inviting citizens to join in a motorcade and rally on Sunday 30th April 2017, through ten (10) constituencies in South Trinidad, to express their dissatisfaction with the Government’s move to implement the Property Tax. The motorcade will...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017
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UNC begins dialogue with citizens on Property Tax

Political Leader of the United National Congress, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, is deeply concerned about the government’s rush to implement the Property Tax, and the damaging impact that this tax is likely to have on citizens. In keeping with Mrs Persad-Bissessar’s policy ...
Posted On 25 Apr 2017
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