Padarath: Sahadeo again? Square pegs in round holes under Rowley

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath is taking Prime Minister Keith Rowley to task for appointing former Chairman of the Port Authority Christine Sahadeo to the boards of two companies that the Rowley Government established in its transition, after closing down the Petrotrin Refinery....
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Message on Moving the Economy Forward: Let’s get T&T Working Again

TODAY’S REALITY The world is rapidly moving towards an integrated digital economy, based on renewable energies, artificial intelligence and automation. As a gas and oil-based economy, we will face challenges in growing and maintaining revenues, jobs and expenditure. By 2040 most...
Posted On 17 Jan 2019
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Kamla: Rowley should stop blaming and start working

Today was another lost opportunity to present new and innovative strategies to move our economy forward. He quickly descended into a convoluted diatribe in which he resorted to his all too familiar theme of “blame everyone except me”. The Prime Minister spent more than three...
Posted On 17 Jan 2019
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Opposition Leader says Sandals “withdrawal” no surprise; highlights Government’s incompetence

The “withdrawal” of Sandals is no surprise. Repeatedly, the Rowley Government has fallen flat on its face on its flagship projects/game changers. The Government is failing in every sector and on every project, and, the decision by Sandals to “withdraw” from Tobago highlights,...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Charles: Rowley must heed advice on neutrality with Venezuela

T&T’s foreign policy towards Venezuela is in shambles and Rowley would be well advised to heed UNC leader Mrs. Kamla Persad Bissessar’s advice and change course. We need something more nuanced that takes on board the many conflicting geopolitical and other issues at...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Gopeesingh calls on PM Rowley to act or face possible legal action over health crisis

The tragic deaths of at least four patients in public health care institutions over the past three months as a result of the Swine Flu is the latest evidence of the acute incompetence of the Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh. This is the latest spate of deaths and/or...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Oropouche West MP slams Government for mismanagement of the Rice Industry

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, is condemning the Rowley led administration for its gross negligence and ineptitude in managing the agricultural sector, more particularly the rice industry. In a release issued on Tuesday, the MP...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Opposition Leader condemns Rowley’s ostrich-like approach to the gathering storm in neighbouring Venezuela

For decades, our nation has had fraternal and cordial relations with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  Not only are they our neighbours, but many are also family of some of our citizens.  In this context, we condemn the Rowley government’s ostrich-like approach to the...
Posted On 13 Jan 2019
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Charles tells Rowley: You lead a bi-polar Government Sir

Naparima MP Rodney Charles is accusing the Government led by Keith Rowley of being bi-polar in what it says, how it says it, and more so how it governs. MP Charles made this comment given the many manifestly conflicting statements provided by Keith Rowley in his various...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
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MP David Lee :The Joke is on Imbert – Motion to Debate Rowley’s Address Filed by Opposition Leader

Opposition Chief Whip MP David Lee says the joke is on Finance Minister Colm Imbert, as a motion has already been filed in the Parliament forcing a debate on the contents of the presentation made by the Prime Minister in his two-part address to the nation entitled “Mind...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Kamla calls out Rowley: Let’s Debate the Economy

Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley must account to all citizens of Trinidad and Tobago on the true state of the economy, and not hide behind flashy and expensive television productions. While the country remains besieged...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Kamla refutes candidates list, no candidates has been selected or de-selected

I wish to publicly refute recent media reports with respect to the selection of candidates of United National Congress (UNC) for forthcoming national elections. The reports indicated that, based “on the advice of caucus members”, I am “changing the faces” of certain incumbent...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
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