Opposition Leader: Our Republic Is Under Assault

As our nation marks 45 years as a Republic, we do so today under unprecedented attacks on every single independent institution by the present PNM Government. These sacred institutions are what hold our democracy up and they are what safeguards our citizens from the unstable...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021
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Opposition Leader: All remaining PSC members must resign immediately

On Monday night, I called for the immediate resignation of all the members of the Police Service Commission (PolSC) over the Constitutional crisis they have created in the process of appointing an Acting Commissioner of Police. I note that on Tuesday, PolSC member Mr Courtney A....
Posted On 22 Sep 2021
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Opposition Leader: Our democracy faces its biggest threat under Keith Rowley

As we join the international community in commemorating International Day of Democracy on the theme: “Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises”, the Opposition is extremely concerned over the state of our democracy under the PNM. Even as we face the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021
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Moonilal: Pritchard must tell us more about his secret probe

I have taken note of a lengthy missive in the press and sent to me on my private email from one Hayden Prichard. My apologies for not recognizing initially his Rear Admiral status, as indeed the Rear Admiral was not aware that I go by the title “Dr”, which is not conferred via a...
Posted On 08 Sep 2021
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Opposition Leader: Deyalsingh, Parasram and team must be replaced

August has been one of the deadliest months in our national battle with the Covid -19 pandemic. A total of 214 persons sadly lost their lives this past month. In the past four months alone over 1000 persons have now lost their lives to the virus, bringing the total to over 1,300...
Posted On 04 Sep 2021
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Opposition Leader’s Independence Day Message

My fellow citizens, Fifty-nine years ago, Trinidad and Tobago was granted independence from Great Britain, giving the people of a fledgling new nation the freedom to chart their own destiny. Today, we contemplate the many achievements over the past 59 years, and the progress we...
Posted On 30 Aug 2021
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Opposition Leader: This unjustified SoE extension is a PNM power grab

Today the Prime Minister came to Parliament seeking an extension to the current State of Emergency, yet failed to provide a single shred of scientific evidence to support his case. Instead, Rowley resorted to his trademark tactic of insulting citizens, branding all those who seek...
Posted On 25 Aug 2021
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Urgent need for repair of the Guaracara Tabaquite Road

The burgesses of the Ben Lomond/Hardbargain/Williamsville electoral district and the wider community that traverse the Guaracara Tabaquite Road are calling on Minister Rohan Sinanan to intervene and ensure the repair of the roadway and increasing landslips. The residents are...
Posted On 23 Aug 2021
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Opposition Leader: No Justification to Extend SOE

Keith Rowley’s move to extend the State of Emergency for a further three months reveals his bankruptcy of ideas in dealing with the pandemic. The Government keeps insisting they are “following the science”, yet Rowley’s misguided policies appear to be driven by his desire to be a...
Posted On 21 Aug 2021
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Couva North MP: PNM political interference in URP programme revealed

On Friday 13th August, 2021, the new Board of Directors for YTEPP Limited was installed and one such Board member is Ms. Sharda Satram, the failed PNM candidate for Couva North from last year’s general election. Today, I received a copy of letter dated July 25th 2021 purportedly...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021
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Opposition Leader: Foolish Rowley must stop attacking citizens for his own failure

The recent outburst by Keith Rowley that the people of Trinidad and Tobago are to be blamed for the government’s inability to diversify the economy is utterly repugnant. Rowley even went so far as to label citizens, thousands of whom are currently losing their jobs and life...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021
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Tancoo: Rohan Sinanan is a failure

Today, following heavy rainfall, an existing landslip in Syne Village, Penal along the S.S. Erin Road, collapsed further making the roadway impassable. Yesterday MP for Oropouche West, Davendranath Tancoo and Councillor for the area Romona Victor, visited the landslip and spoke...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021
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