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Blackout No Laughing Matter

This afternoon’s Press Conference held by the Minister of National Security should have addressed what T&TEC’s General Manager Kelvin Ramsook described as the “catastrophic failure” which led to the island-wide blackout on Wednesday. Instead, it was nothing more than an...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022
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PADARATH: GOVERNMENT GROPING IN THE DARK OVER 12 HOURS LATER

While hundreds of thousands of citizens endured a torturous experience that lasted over 12 hours in many instances without electricity, water, and telecommunication services the government still appears to be groping in the dark this morning, stated Princes Town MP Barry...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022
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Malfunctioning Rowley Government a Threat to Stability and Security

The island-wide blackout which occurred on Wednesday 16 February 2022 was a disaster that threatened the safety and security of citizens. This incident in which hundreds of thousands of people were cut off from electricity, water and phone services for 12 hours must be thoroughly...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022
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Was it Natural Gas Shortages?

For 12 hours, and more in some places, the entire island of Trinidad experienced a power outage, beginning after lunch and plunging the entire island into darkness until well after midnight. At the same time the phone lines, mobile networks, and the water supply were also shut...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022
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PADARATH: Poor Management and Incompetence from Cabinet, Not Permanent Secretaries

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath slammed Prime Minister Keith Rowley for his recent comments that Permanent Secretaries coming from the public service are poor managers and are responsible for project delays and inefficiency in the public service. Padarath indicated that Rowley is...
Posted On 15 Feb 2022
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T&T Sidelined in major energy conference in Guyana

TT’s lack of an energy representative at tomorrow’s four day international energy conference and expo in Georgetown shows our growing, global irrelevance even in energy matters under a Keith Rowley led administration. The four day conference will be the premier annual meeting of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2022
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Cover-up of Venezuelan Baby Death has started as Witnesses Deported

The move by the Rowley Government to deport the 35 Venezuelan refugees including some 18 young children who were witnesses to the killing of baby Yaelvis Sarabia Santoyo reeks of a State-orchestrated cover-up. Most concerning is that the swift deportation was done in collusion...
Posted On 11 Feb 2022
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Why is the Trinidad Express ignoring Maduro’s Narco-Trafficking charges?

Dear Editor, please permit me to respond to your Editorial entitled “Pointless Political duel” published on Thursday 10th February 2022. I strongly object to your assertion that my use of the term “narco-trafficking regime” to describe the authoritarian government run by Nicolas...
Posted On 10 Feb 2022
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URGENT INVESTIGATION NEEDED INTO BABY KILLING

I note with extreme concern the latest, pathetic, appalling, dangerous meltdown of Prime Minister Keith Rowley, where, in a Facebook post on the tragic killing of a Venezuelan baby by the T&T Coastguard, he chose to once more engage in lies and distraction to cover up his...
Posted On 09 Feb 2022
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Minister Deyalsingh Failed Katherine Akum Lum

We were sick to our stomachs, with the rest of the country, reading about the terrifying and heart-wrenching ordeal of Ms. Katherine Akum Lum at the hands of the NWRHA. According to one report, “Akum Lum, who was then 51, went to the St James Medical Complex for a hysterectomy on...
Posted On 09 Feb 2022
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