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Couva South MP Demands Investigation into Alleged Land Grab in Brechin Castle

Today, I am calling on the Prime Minister to address concerns about land grabbing in Brechin Castle in Couva. Today, residents of Brechin Castle staged a fiery protest in the early hours of this morning to demand answers regarding the seemingly sudden occupancy of a parcel of...
Posted On 02 Mar 2024
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Kernaham Trace Residents in Desperate Plea for Water: Dr. Seecheran Demands Action from WASA and Gov’t

Residents of Kernaham Trace, Cunupia have been enduring a water crisis for several years, and I join with them in appealing to the Water and Sewerage Authority to resolve this problem. The water shortage in Kernaham Trace is not a new issue but it has worsened since 2020,...
Posted On 01 Mar 2024
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Opposition Demands Transparency: President’s Appointment of IC Chairman Under Scrutiny

Most concerning is that at no time did President Kangaloo or Mr. Gittens himself see the need to show personal integrity and disclose the close ties of Mr. Gittens to high-ranking individuals in the PNM hierarchy. Mr Gittens must also disclose if any member of his family was...
Posted On 19 Feb 2024
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Tancoo: Another Government failure in National Security as judges denied protection

What is the price of a Judge’s security? Who determines whether special security provisions for members of the judiciary are necessary or not necessary and on what basis? These are some of the basic questions being asked by Opposition MP Dave Tancoo, who expressed grave...
Posted On 18 Feb 2024
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Govt. Has No Answers, Tobago Suffers: Tancoo Demands Action

The latest revelation by the Rowley-led Government concerning the abandoned overturned vessel in our territorial waters off Tobago’s South-West coast raises more questions than it has provided answers, says Oropouche West MP, Dave Tancoo. Latest information states that the oil...
Posted On 16 Feb 2024
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Tancoo – More distractions from Minister Imbert

Today’s boast by Finance Minister Colm Imbert of NIF2 being oversubscribed is a theatrical distraction from the economic, environmental and national security crisis caused by the oil spill in Tobago. This according to Opposition’s Finance spokesman and MP for Oropouche West, Dave...
Posted On 15 Feb 2024
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MP Lee: Methanex Shutdown Exposes Government “Old Talk” On Energy Stability

The decision by Methanex to idle the Atlas Methanol plant in September, reducing this country’s methanol production by at least 1 million tonnes per year, threatening national revenue, is confirmation that our energy sector is still in trouble and collapsing despite all of t...
Posted On 14 Feb 2024
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Oil Spill Disaster Exposes Rowley’s Shameful Failure to Protect Trinidad & Tobago

“The Prime Minister’s confession that the clandestine entry and sinking of a large ship in our waters without the knowledge of any state agency, radar, or coast guard is a clear indication that Trinidad and Tobago’s national security has collapsed”, says Oropouche...
Posted On 12 Feb 2024
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TANCOO: Tobago Oil Spill Exposes Security Gaps and a Bad Mind PNM Government

“The current oil/fuel spill off the coast of Tobago threatens not just the island’s cherished marine ecosystems and the livelihood of many of its small businesses, but also highlights gaping holes in our border security.” This is the view of Oropouche West MP and Opposition...
Posted On 10 Feb 2024
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Democracy Under Attack: PM Attempts to Bypass Parliament on Police Appointments

The Prime Minister is attempting to arbitrarily remove the oversight role played by our elected representatives in the examination of acting appointments for commissioner and deputy commissioners of police. Ironically, he is introducing this anti-democratic step while...
Posted On 08 Feb 2024
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Trinidad & Tobago Drowning in Violence: Rowley Offers No Lifeline, Only Excuses

In his latest media conference, Rowley again failed to present a multidisciplinary approach to deal with the violent crime crisis that has overwhelmed the country. Instead, he directed irrational blame at the bureaucratic system, which by the way, is the same system that has...
Posted On 06 Feb 2024
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MP Benjamin: The PNM politicization of water must end

As the elected Member of Parliament for Moruga/Tableland I am focused on serving all of my constituents without bias. It is in this regard I have been working tirelessly to ensure all of the residents in my constituency can access a reliable supply of water. It is therefore...
Posted On 02 Feb 2024
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