Message from the Leader of the Opposition on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr 2019

Assalamu Alaikum I wish all members of the Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobago Eid Mubarak! Today, you have come to the end of the holy and blessed month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, charity, discipline, reflection and renewal. Ramadan is a reminder to live our lives in...
Posted On 04 Jun 2019
, By

UNC: No Connection with Senator Ashvani Mahabir and Leaks

The United National Congress unequivocally denies assertions and insinuations made with respect to Senator Ashvani Mahabir in an article titled “Kamla upset over UNC leaks” published in the Sunday Guardian of June 2, 2019. A statement issued by UNC PRO Senator Anita Haynes noted...
Posted On 02 Jun 2019
, By

UNC PRO: Registration is not a policy

The United National Congress is on the record from as early as 2016 demanding that the Government be proactive and create a comprehensive refugee policy that would allow the country to be able to address what we are facing today. In a statement today UNC PRO and Senator Anita...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
, By

Kamla – As we celebrate Indian Arrival Day, let us rekindle the courage of our Forefathers to build a better nation

I join the national community in offering Indian Arrival Day greetings to the citizens of our nation. This significant event which changed the course of our history has also added to our beautiful diverse culture and enriched our unique heritage. Indian Arrival Day is not simply...
Posted On 29 May 2019
, By

Charles: Rowley more concerned about Venezuelans than suffering of T&T citizens

Naparima MP Rodney Charles is accusing Dr Rowley of spending millions of taxpayers’ dollars to ease the plight of Venezuelans while simultaneously doing everything in his power to put pressure on citizens who have lived here for generations. Charles said this as Governor of...
Posted On 29 May 2019
, By

Kamla pays tribute to former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga

Our Caribbean family lost one of its great titans, Mr Edward Phillip George Seaga, who sadly passed away on Tuesday 28th May, 2019. Mr Seaga, who was 89, served as the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1980 to 1989. Throughout his distinguished career, he set a high bar of...
Posted On 29 May 2019
, By

Kamla pays tribute to former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga

Our Caribbean family lost one of its great titans, Mr Edward Phillip George Seaga, who sadly passed away on Tuesday 28th May, 2019. Mr Seaga, who was 89, served as the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1980 to 1989. Throughout his distinguished career, he set a high bar of...
Posted On 29 May 2019
, By

Charles repeats call on Stuart Young to resign forthwith

With a murder rate of 206 in 147 days, Naparima MP Rodney Charles is calling on the Minister of National Security, or rather “Insecurity”, to resign forthwith. If we continue under this incompetent Minister, who is apparently running his Ministry by trial and error...
Posted On 27 May 2019
, By

UNC knocks Prime Minister’s incompetence and meddling in T&T’s energy affairs

Keith Rowley’s upcoming scheduled meetings with global energy companies are nothing more than attempts for him to save face after being humiliated and outmanoeuvred by them in negotiations. He foolishly attempted to negotiate agreements without the advice of our trained...
Posted On 27 May 2019
, By

Gopeesingh: The failed Rowley-led PNM has now turned against the country’s students

The PNM Government has now turned its notoriety for public mischief to innocent students, who are Trinidad and Tobago’s future leaders. The brazen and unfounded allegations made by no fewer than three government ministers about the costs of constructing public schools is a new...
Posted On 26 May 2019
, By

Charles to Rowley: TT is quickly being overwhelmed by Venezuelans because of your complacency

“Yesterday’s cry by PM Rowley that we must protect the interest of TT in front of Venezuelans was nothing more than crocodile tears. It is now too little too late,” says Naparima MP Rodney Charles. We warned them years ago that they ought to create a comprehensive refugee policy...
Posted On 24 May 2019
, By

Kamla congratulates Narendra Modi on Re-election as India’s Prime Minister

I would like to sincerely congratulate and offer best wishes to the Honourable Narendra Modi on his re-election as Prime Minister of India. The landslide victory for his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demonstrates the confidence, hope and belief the citizens of the world’s...
Posted On 24 May 2019
, By