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Kamla: No Procurement Law, No Support for PNM

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar continues to maintain that as long as the Government does not officially proclaim and implement the procurement legislation, it will get no support from the Opposition members in passing certain laws. The Anti-Gang Bill on Friday did not get the support of members of Opposition.  It  comes  to  the end of […]Read More

Kamla: Don’t Blame Me for General Election Loss

  By Sue-Ann Wayow POLITICAL leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar is not taking full blame for the party’s  failure to return to government after the August 10 general election. Instead she has placed the blame on UNC members who have sought to divide and conquer using blackmail behaviour and causing confusion in […]Read More

Moonilal Supports Kamla for Political Leader of the UNC

  VASANT Bharath, challenger of the United National Congress (UNC) political leadership position, is not a member of the House of Representatives and therefore cannot assume  the position of Opposition Leader even if he was successful in the UNC internal elections on December 6. This is according to the executive committee of  the Oropouche East constituency of the […]Read More

Develop the Rest of T&T Too says Kamla

  By Sue-Ann Wayow WHILE Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has no problem with further development of the capital city, she has concerns that not enough is being done for other areas of the country. Persad-Bissessar was speaking during a United National Congress (UNC) virtual meeting on Monday night about Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s statements […]Read More

Kamla: Are Some Banks in T&T on the Verge of

    By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is again calling on the Government to state the truth concerning the country’s major financial institutions.   Persad-Bissessar speaking during a United National Congress (UNC) virtual meeting on Monday night shared information  publicly using the Deposit Insurance Corporation (DIC) annual report, dated October 29, 2020 that […]Read More

Kamla: Government will Sell $1B in Paria Assets

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Government’s intention is not only to sell the refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre but all the assets owned by Paria Fuel Trading  Company Limited, valued at over $1 billion US. And that price tag the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) could not afford to pay and therefore the decision can now be […]Read More

Kamla: Will DSS Investigation Go Cold?

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar wants to know from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley if the investigation into the Drugs Sou Sou (DSS) will go cold in a similar way as other investigations. Admitting she does not know all the facts surrounding the case, Persad-Bissessar said whenever an investigation is “led” by […]Read More

Devant to Use an Ant as his Symbol to Contest

  UNITED National Congress member Devant Maharaj will be a candidate in the party’s upcoming internal elections. And he said his symbol will be an ant after UNC’s political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar referred to members of her party as the insect. In a letter to UNC chairman Peter Kanhai on Thursday, Maharaj said that Persad-Bissessar […]Read More

Billboard: Time to Go Kamla

  By Sue-Ann Wayow SOME United National Congress (UNC) party members have placed a message on an electronic billboard in Aranguez calling for their political leader to step down. The UNC has lost two consecutive general elections in 2015 and 2020 under their political leader Persad-Bissessar. Former UNC government minister Devant Maharaj provided the artwork […]Read More

Kamla Calls on Government to Resume Giving Laptops to Students

    OPPOSITION leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the Government to restart a laptop initiative to assist children and completely remove online tax. Persad-Bissessar issued a statement on her Facebook page recently commending the Minister of Finance Colm Imbert for announcing that tax would be removed from all laptops and tablets with immediate effect […]Read More