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Opposition Leader Republic Day Message

On this national holiday, I wish every citizen of our beloved Trinidad and Tobago a Happy Republic Day. Our celebration this year is significantly marred by the unprecedented, horrendous crime crisis that has engulfed our once peaceful nation. A sense of general fear and unease...
Posted On 23 Sep 2023
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OPPOSITION LEADER: Banks Should Reconsider Diverting Business Clients to ATMS

I urge the banking community to reconsider having the public and our micro and small business operators forcibly use Automated Teller Machines for financial deposits. Commercial banks have lately been directing many transactions to ATM machines, and while this may be a standard...
Posted On 22 Sep 2023
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Moonilal: Fire Failed Hinds Now

The latest ghastly mass murders and a new round of travel advisories from developed countries are further compelling reasons for the immediate dismissal of failed Minister of National Security Fitzgerald Hinds. This Minister, made infamous by his sleepy imagery, has presided over...
Posted On 21 Sep 2023
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Kamla calls on government to remove the 7% online Tax

I call on the government to remove the seven percent online purchase tax as a tangible measure to ease the onerous cost of living and assist small and medium- sized businesses in the procurement of essential supplies for their operations. The implementation of this tax has...
Posted On 20 Sep 2023
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Kamla: FIU Director Must Resign

The Leader of the Opposition and all right minded citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are anxiously awaiting for the resignation of Nigel Stoddard as Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) after his arbitrary and unjustified action was exposed by a High Court judge. Mr....
Posted On 19 Sep 2023
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MP Lee: PM should ensure Niquan repays millions owed to taxpayers

Now that the “love affair” between the government and Niquan is clearly over, the Prime Minister has a duty to tell the population what steps would be taken by his administration to ensure that Niquan repays the $127 million (US 19 million as reported in the media) owed to...
Posted On 18 Sep 2023
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MP Paray: Imbert Must Engage SMEs in Forex Discussion

It’s imperative that Finance Minister Colm Imbert urgently prioritize the inclusion of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) sector in his upcoming foreign exchange stakeholder engagements. Mr. Imbert’s intended dialogues with the Central Bank, commercial...
Posted On 18 Sep 2023
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Kamla once again calls for the removal of Hinds

It is simply atrocious that after a three-day cabinet retreat, Keith Rowley chose to keep Fitzgerald Hinds as the Minister of National Security. I call on Rowley to put our citizens’ lives first and select a competent person to helm our national security apparatus. His...
Posted On 14 Sep 2023
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Kamla: Rowley should stop complaining about needing support to fight crime

The UNC has always placed the interests of Trinidad and Tobago first by seeking collaboration, consultation and bipartisan efforts with the government in the national interest. Multiple proposals have been forwarded by the UNC to the Rowley government, both inside and outside of...
Posted On 12 Sep 2023
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MP Charles: Fire Service in Shambles

Once again, we see numerous news reports of fire officials and other stakeholders  highlighting serious deficiencies within the fire service. This PNM administration continues to turn a blind eye and pretend our fire service is well equipped and fully operational. Chief Fire...
Posted On 12 Sep 2023
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Tancoo to Gonzales: Water Crisis is no laughing matter

Rather than treat the current water crisis as a critical issue of national importance, Minister Marvin Gonzales believes it to be a laughing matter. In response to a press conference held earlier this week to highlight the crisis faced by of hundreds of thousands of citizens who...
Posted On 08 Sep 2023
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MP Charles: Fill teaching vacancies at Fifth Company Baptist School

With a ratio of one teacher to 50 pupils at the Fifth Company Baptist Primary school, as reported in today’s Newsday editorial, this PNM administration, it appears, cares little about the interests of Baptists in general and its supporters in particular. “Why would this...
Posted On 04 Sep 2023
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