Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019

I join the national community in commemorating International Women’s Day 2019, and in celebrating women who are challenging the status quo, fighting for equality and an end to discrimination, seeking to build a more inclusive society here in Trinidad and Tobago. While significant...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
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Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Maha Shivrathri

Hinduism acknowledges three important principles. These are creation, sustenance and dissolution. The creator is known as Lord Bramhadev, the one who sustains and maintains that which has been created is Lord Vishnu whilst the principle of dissolution is the function of Lord...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Charles to Rowley: Diplomacy Beats Badjohnism

Our Prime Minister must at all times remember that, as our main negotiator on the international scene, he must be more nuanced, circumspect and sophisticated in his utterances. Pavement diplomacy, ‘bad john’ behavior and vitriol are extremely unhelpful to the...
Posted On 02 Mar 2019
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Charles to Young: We need a decisive refugee plan. The time for talk has passed

Far from being informed of immediate measures that the Government intends to take to curb the out of control refugee crisis, Minister Young instead showed his complete lack of preparedness, ideas or leadership when he stated that the Government will consider a possible policy for...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019
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Charles: Moses once again demonstrating lack of Ministerial competence

Minister Dennis Moses, in his response to a question in Parliament on Dominica which was due more than a month ago but was only answered yesterday, should hold his head in shame for not being man enough to accept responsibility for the OAS fiasco. Instead he shamelessly placed...
Posted On 23 Feb 2019
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Dr Gopeesingh: Government Forsakes Cancer Patients by Scrapping National Oncology Centre

The deplorable decision of the Rowley Government to discontinue the pursuit and construction of the National Oncology Centre is a monumental medical disaster for our country, in which there are approximately 3,000 new cancer patients each year. Cancer is the number one cause of...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019
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Indarsingh calls on gov’t to pay retrenched Petrotrin workers

Couva South Member of Parliament Rudranath Indarsingh is today calling on Finance Minister Colm Imbert, Energy Minister Franklyn Khan and Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus to explain why over 100 former Petrotrin workers have not been paid their full settlement...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Moonilal to PM Rowley: Stop the ole talk and rum talk

It is with deep regret that I must respond to a 6.24 am official release from the Office of the Prime Minister which expressly addresses my statements made in a press release dated Monday 18 February 2019. This release was sent two hours after a doubles vendor was killed in chase...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Reports Confirm Rowley Regime’s Failure in War against Gangs

Revelations in the print media on Sunday further confirm that the failed Rowley regime has been grossly negligent in dealing with the scourge of gang warfare. One report exposes the fact that the government has been sitting on a shocking 2014 study, and has continued to feed...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Charles: Insults will not solve our problems

This Rowley led Government, when it cannot get its way, instinctively resorts to insults. This was demonstrated this weekend when AG Al Rawi roundly criticized the EU for placing TT on a new blacklist for deficiencies in our anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Oropouche West MP: The Government’s attempt to mislead the population

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen- Gopeesingh, is condemning the failure of the Rowley led Government to provide relief to the farmers of the Los Iros Hillview Farmers Association who were affected by the earthquake of Tuesday 21st August 2018. In a...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019
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Highlights from the Political Leader’s Address MNF – Brazil

We started the year with a bang, holding our hugely successful National Assembly just over two weeks ago. At that Assembly, we saw the energy, the vibrancy of our great party which continues to grow by leaps and bounds. We saw many new faces, young people ready to get our country...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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