Falling through the cracks in a broken public health system

The circumstances surrounding the the untimely death of 63-year-old Carol Joseph-Alexander at the Point Fortin Area Hospital highlights many of the shortcomings in the public health system under this government. If the account given by her daughters, surrounding her death, as...
Posted On 02 Feb 2021
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Kamla: Young’s evil exemption policy is ruining the local economy

Stuart Young continues to try to deflect attention from the severely damaging impact of his government’s unlawful and discriminatory exemption policy. The Minister of National Security is now trying to hide behind the rationale of “keeping the business sector going”...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021
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Enough talk. Stuart Young – let our citizens come home

National Security Minister Stuart Young continues to show a lack of care or concern for the thousands of citizens abandoned abroad who wish to come home. Young doubled-down on his granting of exemptions to 39 foreigners to enter T&T, trying to dismiss concerns, saying it is...
Posted On 30 Jan 2021
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Kamla: Stuart Young’s business of discrimination must end

The startling revelation that 39 non-nationals were given expedited exemptions to enter the country at the request of a powerful conglomerate reeks of discrimination. This is in direct contradiction to Young’s statement in March 18th 2020, when he said that exemptions to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021
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MP Lee: Gallons of water wasting as the urgent need to repair a leak in Tarouba ignored

As the Member of Parliament for Pointe a Pierre, I am calling on the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to take urgent and immediate action to stop gallons of clean water from being wasted due to a neglected leak along Tarouba Road, Marabella. It is totally disgraceful that...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021
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MP Charles: Is Browne being told diplomatically to go to hell by Guyana and he keeps asking for directions?

Sir Winston Churchill tells us seminally that diplomacy is the art of telling someone to go to hell and he asks for directions. Clearly our Foreign Minister, faced with what on the surface appears to be a diplomatic slap in the face as a result of Guyana’s downgrade of its...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021
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MP For Caroni East – Infectious diseases threat from Venezuela puts the focus on our porous borders

The Covid-19 Variant B.1.1.7. from the United Kingdom is more transmissible than the original strain of the virus. What this means is this novel variant, went from being very rare to very common. And based on the rate of increase, they estimate that it was around 50 % or so more...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021
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MP Indarsingh: Questions Foreign Workers Exemptions

I stand in support of Opposition Leader Mrs Kamla Persad Bissessar SC, in raising dire concerns regarding the granting of exemptions to thirty-nine (39) foreign workers by the Minister of National Security- Honourable Stuart Young. My understanding is that these exemptions were...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021
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Former PNM Finance Minister, Former Senate President and Environmental Activist Join Round Table to Repeal Procurement Amendment

Former PNM Finance Minister, Karen Nunez Tesheira, prominent attorney and Former Senate President, Timothy Hamel-Smith, and environmental activist and businessman, Gary Aboud, are joining forces with the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC and Senator Wade Mark in a Round Table to...
Posted On 28 Jan 2021
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Kamla: More deceit as Stuart Young granted preferential exemptions for non-nationals

Did the Government move to shut down the debate on the Motion of No Confidence in the Minister of National Security in an attempt to prevent me, as Leader of the Opposition, from revealing that yet again, while thousands of our citizens continue to languish in turmoil abroad,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2021
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