Opposition Leader Extends Condolences on the Passing of Haji Yacoob Ali

Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un – “Verily we belong to Allah and verily to Him do we return.” I am saddened to learn of the passing of Haji Yacoob Ali, President General of the Anjuman Sunnat ul Jamaat Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASJA). Haji...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: The PNM is turning our economy’s credit rating to junk status

The latest attempt by the Rowley regime to hide the grim economic reality facing our nation by distorting Trinidad and Tobago’s recent sovereign credit rating by the agency Standards and Poors (S&P) is disturbing and worrying. Standards and Poors has affirmed the current...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader’s statement on the passing of LeRoy Clarke

Today Trinidad and Tobago has sadly lost a true genius of the soil, icon and pioneer of Caribbean art, Mr. LeRoy Clarke. Mr Clarke was a truly gifted painter and poet, but those labels alone do not do him or his work justice. Mr Clarke belonged to that pantheon of great Trinidad...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: Like Maduro, Rowley wants power with no responsibility or accountability

When confronted with difficult questions, members of this Government become cantankerous and evasive. ·        When Rowley was asked this week about the Government’s position on the ongoing saga over Atlantic LNG’s Train one, he immediately deemed the issue off-limits to...
Posted On 23 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: Why is the PNM allowing Maduro to debar local journalists from covering news events?

The serious incident which occurred last week involving the Rowley regime debarring private media houses from covering the repatriation of Venezuelan nationals has rightfully been condemned by persons across the political divide. However, the latest remarks by the Minister of...
Posted On 22 Jul 2021
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Dr. Gopeesingh: Minister Deyalsingh Must Resign

I note with deep appall and alarm the truly abominable, callous and unacceptable latest statements of Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh regarding Trinidad and Tobago’s official recording of 1000 Covid-19 deaths to date In a Guardian report today (July 21, 2021), he reportedly...
Posted On 21 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: Condemns PNM Censorship of Private Media Houses

It is extremely alarming to learn the news that the Rowley Government is officially banning private media houses from covering certain events, allowing access to only state-run media house Trinidad and Tobago Television (TTT). Let me be clear – this policy is tantamount to...
Posted On 20 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: Government continues to ignore economic pandemic

For yet another week, the Prime Minister failed to acknowledge the reality of what people are facing in this country as a result of the continued lockdown. Thousands have lost their jobs, homes, savings and overall livelihoods. Across the world, we have seen that governments have...
Posted On 17 Jul 2021
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Opposition Leader: Rowley lost at sea on border security

The hallmark of this PNM government over the past six years has been trying to pass Public Relations stunts off as policy. Today, with much fanfare, Keith Rowley greeted the new Austal vessels to our shores and proceeded to act as if they were his personal gifts to the nation. It...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021
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MP Tancoo: Loss of confidence in Imbert leads to drop in FDI

The findings of the 2021 UNCTAD World Investment Report that Trinidad and Tobago has suffered a US$439 million negative flow of Foreign Direct Investment confirms that domestic and foreign investors have no confidence in Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s competence to effectively...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021
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