Kamla asks the EMA whether a Certificate of Environmental Clearance was granted for Closure of Petrotrin

  Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP has written to the Chairman of the Environmental Management Authority seeking clarification on whether Petrotrin applied for and received a Certificate of Environmental Clearance from the Authority regarding the closure of...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018
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1500 murders in three years under this Rowley led Government and 68 since his new Minister assumed office

“Three years into their stint as Government and 1500 murders later, we are no closer to seeing any action by this PNM administration to bring crime under control,” says Naparima MP Rodney Charles. The recently appointed Minister of National Security has uncharacteristically gone...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
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Kamla: Four months after Anti-Gang legislation came into effect no arrests, charges or prosecutions

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, is expressing concern that after four months of the Anti-Gang legislation under the Rowley PNM Government there has not been a single arrest, charge or prosecution, and there has been no reduction in gang violence. In a...
Posted On 30 Sep 2018
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Kamla pays tribute to Ken “Professor” Philmore

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ken “Professor” Philmore, and I join in paying tribute to a musical giant and distinguished son of Trinidad and Tobago, one who has made immense contributions to steelpan music and culture. If ever there was an inspiring story of...
Posted On 30 Sep 2018
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MP Bodoe Calls on Minister Sinanan to Address Flooding and Road Issues in Dow Village

After several complaints and numerous flooding incidents over the past 3 years, the Ministry of Works and Transport has yet to initiate any definitive action to alleviate the flooding that continues to affect the residents of Dow Village. Whatever measures that have been...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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Kamla meets with OWTU on Petrotrin

A team led by the Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad Bissessar, SC, MP met with representatives of the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) on Wednesday 26th September, in which the union presented its “Alternative Plan to Save Petrotrin.” Describing the meeting as cordial and...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Republic Day 2018

As I join the national community in commemorating Republic Day 2018, this occasion provides us with an opportunity to examine our progress as a people and a nation. Our forebears had a vision of a thriving, united and productive society, but we must ask ourselves whether we have...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018
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Kamla Writes Commissioner Griffith on A&V – Protect the Evidence

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad Bissessar, SC, MP, in keeping with a commitment made last week, has written to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith, calling for steps to be taken by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) to protect and preserve the evidence in the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018
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UNC condemns attack on Councillor Vandana Mohit

The United National Congress strongly condemns the attack on Councillor Vandana Mohit which occurred last night. Ms Mohit, the local government representative for Cunupia, became a victim of the crime epidemic which has gripped Trinidad and Tobago over the past couple of years....
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Oropouche West MP: PNM adamant to destroy Trinidad and Tobago’s Future

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen- Gopeesingh, has strongly condemned the PNM led government for its wanton disregard for the students of La Romaine High School. The La Romaine High School has been plagued with a series of unfortunate events,...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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MP Lee: Espinet’s Press Conference PR stunt and waste of taxpayers’ money

“A baseless public relations stunt and waste of taxpayers’ money” is the best way one can describe the media briefing held by Petrotrin Chairman Wilfred Espinet together with the other board members of the state oil company. After listening to this morning’s press...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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UNC hits the ground running Budget 2019

The United National Congress has embarked on nationwide community budget consultations, in keeping with the Party’s philosophy of listening then leading. The UNC has employed all arms of the Party- the Local Government Arms, the National Executive, and all MPs and Senators, to...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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