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Rowley’s Gulf of Shame

Since 2018 I have been urging the Rowley led PNM Government to address the humanitarian disaster unfolding on our shores with regard to Venezuelan migrants illegally entering our borders. The Rowley-led Government not only refused to seriously address this grave issue, they flat...
Posted On 09 Feb 2022
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Shameless abdication of ministerial responsibility

Minister Hinds on today’s Morning Edition with Fazeer Mohammed, declared that his “duty is not to ensure that people feel safe and secure” but merely to provide encouragement, general support, guidance and resources to our security agencies. Heaven help us. We are now witnessing...
Posted On 07 Feb 2022
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Couva North MP calls on Gov’t to remove all interest on ADB loans

In May 2020, the Minister of Finance announced via a virtual press conference that the Government would be granting interest free loans to Micro, Small and Medium sized Enterprises (MSME’s) as part of its COVID-19 relief measures. In July 2020, the initiative was implemented by...
Posted On 03 Feb 2022
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Opposition Leader: No Budget for Carnival 2022, a taste of PNM incompetence

The National Carnival Commission received no allocation for funding in the 2022 Budget, so then where is the money coming from? Where did the NCC Chairman get this figure of $30 Million from? Is it really 30 million or 50? Or some other even larger figure. T&T has been...
Posted On 03 Feb 2022
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Padarath: Petrotrin gone, TSTT gone, WASA next

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath is today reminding the population that the Opposition United National Congress warned the nation on the eve of the 2020 General Election of Government’s intention to privatise several state enterprises, thereby sending thousands of workers...
Posted On 03 Feb 2022
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Tancoo: Gov’t failing in its fiduciary duties

Today’s report that international credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Limited is further evidence of a continued collapse of confidence in the PNM Government and is completely unacceptable said MP for Oropouche West...
Posted On 03 Feb 2022
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Donna Cox Tells Elderly and Disabled Starve for Two Months

How callous and heartless the Minister of Social Development and Family Services, Senator the Honourable Donna Cox, can be? After 1,836 cheques were reported stolen, following a break-in at the TT Post Office in Sangre Grande, the Ministry of Social Development and Family...
Posted On 02 Feb 2022
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Opposition Leader: No job is safe, PNM has betrayed TSTT workers

The announcement that 600 workers have been terminated from TSTT is the latest betrayal by this PNM government on the people of Trinidad and Tobago. I had warned the country on Monday night that this would occur. TSTT had approximately 1000 workers. Therefore, this means...
Posted On 02 Feb 2022
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Dr. Ragbir: Critical Shortage of Lasix

Lasix is primarily used to treat fluid retention (edema) that is caused by Congestive Cardiac Failure liver disease, kidney disease among other medical conditions. It works by activating the kidneys to increase the flow of urine. Presently, this life saving drug is not available...
Posted On 01 Feb 2022
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TANCOO: Political and geographical discrimination is unacceptable

The government is deliberately withholding funds budgeted for the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation (PDRC) resulting in the hardship and suffering of over 90,000 burgesses as goods and services cannot be rendered to them as is their right as citizens of this country, says MP for...
Posted On 29 Jan 2022
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