Opposition Chief Whip David Lee: 2019 Budget debate falls apart as downward spiral of Rowley-led Gov’t continues

The 2019 Budget presented by the Rowley-led Government has collapsed under the weight of no plan, no policy and no way to move Trinidad and Tobago forward. This, according to Opposition Chief Whip and Member of Parliament for Point-a-Pierre David Lee, who criticized the PNM...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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Oropouche West MP: The PNM continues to neglect Trinidad and Tobago’s Future

The Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, has strongly condemned the Rowley led administration for neglecting the students of La Romaine High School for the past five months. The La Romaine High School has been plagued with a series of...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Kamla: Injunction granted to OWTU is a victory for workers

The granting of an injunction by the Industrial Court in favour of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) on behalf of employees of Petrotrin is a historic victory for the workers and for the rule of law in Trinidad and Tobago. This, according to Leader of the Opposition Kamla...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Kamla: “At the crossroads of history – a nation in crisis: a government in collapse; a people betrayed”

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE POLITICAL LEADER’S RESPONSE   The House of Representatives Friday October 5, 2018   I want to use this opportunity to share with you some of our comprehensive plans for the advancement, progression and transformation of our nation. We have a vision for a...
Posted On 06 Oct 2018
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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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