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Kamla: Will Maduro get the Refinery?

  QUESTIONING whether the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery will be sold to the Maduro regime in Venezuela, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has called on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to resign. She made the statement in a release on Tuesday after the government announced that it had rejected the bid by Patriotic Energies and Technologies Company Limited […]Read More

No-Confidence Motion in Young will Fail… Give Him 'Second Wind'

  THE no-confidence motion filed by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar against National Security Minister Stuart Young will not only fail but give him a “second wind.” This is the view leader of the Citizens Union of Trinidad and Tobago (CUTT) Phillip Edward Alexander. He made the comment in a release on Wednesday soon after the […]Read More

Kamla Files No-Confidence Motion in Young

  OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has filed a motion of no confidence in the Minister of National Security Stuart Young. A release on Wednesday, stated that Young’s failure to faithfully discharge his duties to the people of this nation as their Minister of National Security has compelled the Opposition to take action. It stated, “Since […]Read More

Kamla: Problems with APT James

  THE new Tobago ferry, the APT James has a number of deficiencies. This according to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar speaking on Monday evening at the launch of the United National Congress (UNC) campaign for the January 25 local government by-elections. She said, “They want to ensure that the Procurement law is gutted so that […]Read More

AZPNews Top 12 T&T Stories of 2020

  IT’S rarely an easy decision to rank the top news story in any given year. But this year the decision was easy, and here Editor-in-Chief Prior Beharry, a journalist with more than 24 years experience in the industry, ranks Covid-19 as hands-down the number one story of the year. The year 2020 was […]Read More

UNC Members Follow the Star Team

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE results of the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections were slow in coming in after the polls closed at 6 pm on Sunday. Speaking at her constituency office in Penal, incumbent political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said the ballot paper had 40 names and 18 positions and therefore counting would be […]Read More

Kamla: UNC will take Young to Privileges Committee

  By Sue-Ann Wayow NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young should resign immediately for lying in Parliament and to the people of Trinidad and Tobago about the presence of engineers who were conducting works on national security vessels in the country. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said the Opposition will be taking Young to the Privileges Committee […]Read More

Vasant Questions Validity of Candidate on Star Team Kamla Stands

  By Sue-Ann Wayow CONTENDER for the post of political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Vasant Bharath is questioning the validity of a member of the opposing team to contest the election. Bharath wrote the chairman of the UNC internal election committee Ramesh Persad-Maharaj in a letter dated November 30 stating his concerns […]Read More

UNC Internal Elections: A Lesson in Leadership

Commentary   IN 2010, a lot in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) politics was about to change. For the first time we had a woman political leader when Kamla Persad-Bissessar defeated Basdeo Panday to lead United National Congress (UNC). Before this, Persad-Bissessar had called on the then UNC political leader Panday, to resign following his successive […]Read More

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