UNC: Rowley’s Govt MIA once again as South ravaged by severe flooding

As thousands of citizens in Central and South Trinidad woke this morning to find that their homes remain inundated with floodwaters, the Prime Minister and members of this Government are nowhere to be found. This is the fourth-year citizens are facing the destruction of property...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019
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Opposition Leader calls for investigation into Darryl Smith matter

Leader of the Opposition, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, is calling for an urgent and immediate investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the alleged secret settlement of the sexual harassment lawsuit brought against former Minister of Sport Mr....
Posted On 13 Dec 2019
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UNC’s Siparia Regional Corporation Local Government Representatives sworn in

The United National Congress extends a hearty and well-deserved congratulations to our six successful candidates who were sworn in today as Local Government Councillors at the Siparia Regional Corporation. The Party successfully retained the Corporation and captured another seat...
Posted On 10 Dec 2019
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UNC’s Sangre Grande Local Government Representatives sworn in

The United National Congress congratulates our five successful candidates who were sworn in today as Local Government Councillors at the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation. This outstanding victory is a result of the hard work and dedication of the candidates and their respective...
Posted On 09 Dec 2019
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Gopeesingh slams Garcia attack on school bus drivers

The cheap attempt by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia to politicise the legitimate issues affecting more than 300 loyal school bus drivers is shameful and inexcusable. Mr. Garcia was typically arrogant and contemptuous in his response to the cries of the contracted bus...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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Charles to Faris: Why your Anti-Gang Act is failing to stem gang related murders?

MP Charles questioned the AG in the wake of yesterday’s assassination of 34 year old, taxi driver Brendon Brown of Dundonald, Long Circular who was shot in Laventille while reportedly “transporting two (2) men known to police as gang members”. If the police know...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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Kamla: We need tougher action to end violence against women

Today, I join the national and international community in commemorating the United Nations International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women issued by the UN General Assembly in 1993, defines violence...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Kamla offers condolences on the passing of Mr. Wayne Chance

I am saddened to learn of the passing of Vision on Mission founder, Mr. Wayne Chance, a man who spent close to two decades working to give former prisoners hope and opportunity. Wayne, who spent time in prison himself and experienced first-hand the difficulties of returning to a...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Opposition Leader: The UNC’s plan for Agriculture will revive the sector and create jobs

The Leader of the Opposition, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, says the plans outlined by the United National Congress for the Agriculture sector will not only generate revenue and reduce the country’s food import bill, but create jobs for the people of this country.   The...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
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UNC calls for answers from EBC over Special Voter ballot process errors

The United National Congress is expressing grave concern over the revelation by the Elections and Boundaries Commission that the process for the issuance of ballot papers to Special Electors was not properly followed with respect to certain electoral districts. In a statement...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Moonilal to Rowley: Not so fast

Member of Parliament for Oropouche East Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling today’s headliner in the Newsday captioned “Police clear PM in initial e-mail probe” as extremely misleading as the Commissioner of Police had clearly stated that this was an initial preliminary finding based...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Tim: Deyalsingh guilty of negligence in H1N1 outbreak

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh is engaging cheap politics and abdicating his responsibilities to citizens’ lives with respect to the H1N1 (Swine) flu outbreak. While there have been at least three deaths as a result of the highly contagious flu and intensive care units at...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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