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, and the water supply were also shut down. This...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022
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MP Saddam Hosein unjustly ejected from the Parliament

In the most recent episode of the trampling of our democracy, today I was unjustly ejected from the House for raising legitimate concerns authoritatively provided for in the Standing Orders. As a duly elected Member of the House of Representatives, this is my qualified right I am...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021
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UNC congratulates TTs Althea Alexis – Windsor on her election as a judge of the ICC

The UNC congratulates Ms. Althea Alexis-Windsor on her recent election as a judge of the ICC. Her CV and credentials are impeccable and most impressive. Given what transpired she was apparently not best served by TTs waning influence and impact globally. In effect she won this on...
Posted On 26 Dec 2020
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Rowley Remains Confused: PNM Crashed Everything Long Before Covid

After the Prime Minister addressed the nation today from his home in Tobago, one would notice that the picture he has painted of his government’s response to COVID-19 is not the reality of what the population is facing on the ground. He boasted about a parallel health...
Posted On 25 Oct 2020
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UNC calls for clarification on new ‘shutdown’ army powers

The United National Congress has taken note of the new measures announced by the Government regarding a two week shutdown of the country’s non-essential services in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Covid-19 disease. The party urges all citizens to be responsible and...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020
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UNC calls for calm as T&T’s first Covid-19 case is confirmed

The United National Congress is calling for calm and urging citizens to follow the guidelines of public health officials in taking steps to protect themselves and their families, in light of the announcement of the presence of the first case of Covid-19 virus in Trinidad and...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020
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UNC: T&T at boiling point – Rowley’s Government must go

Like the rest of the population, the United National Congress is alarmed over the recent spate of violence in the country.  This Rowley-led Government has no handle on the situation and has failed to fulfil its responsibility to protect and provide for citizens. Over the last 48...
Posted On 17 Jan 2020
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UNC: Let us work to stop the scourge of gender-based violence

The United National Congress notes the ongoing national conversation regarding violence against women, in particular, domestic violence. We note that one of our members has spoken on this issue, expressing his personal opinion on it. The UNC encourages all citizens to share their...
Posted On 15 Jan 2020
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UNC: Dr Rowley needs a wake-up call – his Gov’t failed, citizens deserve better

It comes as no surprise that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley failed to put forward any plans or proposals to move our country forward in his political campaign advertisement aired on the major media channels on Sunday 12th January 2020. The Prime Minister used Government air-time...
Posted On 13 Jan 2020
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UNC: Superficial shifting won’t help – call elections now!

Keith Rowley has chosen to reshuffle his failing administration on the eve of the election year. Over the last four years Trinidad and Tobago has been plagued by mismanagement and incompetence of this Rowley regime. It is the height of irony that after 4 years of governing...
Posted On 02 Jan 2020
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