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Kamla Tells How to Get a Gated Community, Crime in

The reality is that throughout the country, not just in Bamboo, there has been a drastic increase in violent crimes, home invasions, rapes, robberies, and murders, targeting citizens in the comfort of their homes and communities. Kamla Persad-Bissessar By Prior Beharry OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is in favour of gated communities.  She made the statement […]readmore

Dear Rowley, Kamla…

… the police are so under directed and possibly out of control that they are busy brokering peace deals among gangs like some bootleg United Nations. Alicia Chamely DEAR Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Leader of the Opposition Kamala Persad-Bissessar, I write to you both on this fine day to ask a question that […]readmore

Remove 7% Online Tax – Kamla

  OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the government to remove the online 7% purchase to help small and medium size businesses given the current forex crisis. In a statement on Wednesday, she said, “I call on the government to remove the seven percent online purchase tax as a tangible measure to ease the […]readmore

Gov’t/Opposition Crime Talks will Fail – Alexander…

  By Prior Beharry POLITICAL Leader of the Progressive Empowerment Party (PEP) Phillip Edward Alexander wants to be invited to the crime talks between the government and the opposition. After a call by President Christine Kangaloo for both to meet, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said they were both willing […]readmore

‘Atrocious’ to Leave Hinds – Kamla

  OPPOSITION LEADER Kamla Persad-Bissessar has described as “atrocious” the decision by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to keep National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds after a three-day Cabinet retreat. In a release on Thursday, she said, “It is simply atrocious that after a three-day cabinet retreat, Keith Rowley chose to keep Fitzgerald Hinds as the […]readmore

Rowley, Kamla Speak about Unity Call by President

By Sue-Ann Wayow PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley is still keen on working together with Opposition Members of Parliament for the nation’s development. This even after he holds to the belief that the attitudes of some will not change. Dr Rowley spoke to the media following the Ceremonial Opening of the Fourth Session of the 12th […]readmore

Gun-Violence Survivor on ‘Empty the Clip’

  THE Local Government Election season is over. While news councillors, aldermen, chairmen and mayors have been sworn-in, the nation’s crime situation remains the same. Some describe it as out of control. A leading topic in the election season was the UNC proposed “Stand Your Ground” laws and the People’s National Movement (PNM) adamant that […]readmore

Kamla: Rennie Leaves Legacy

By Sue-Ann Wayow SINGING sensation Rennie Ramnarine was an integral part of the creative legacy of Trinidad and Tobago and will continue to live on. The musical and cultural landscape of the country has lost an important member with his passing on Monday says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Persad-Bissessar visited the Ramnarine family on Monday to express her […]readmore

Letters: Could Lara Lead the UNC?

Send Letters to the Editor at: or Dear Editor, If humans and cricket still exist in one hundred years’ time, you can rest assured that Brian Lara will still be discussed as one of the greatest batsmen to have ever graced the field. Anybody who has ever had the opportunity to witness his […]readmore

Unity can Fix T&T – Kamla

  ‘Today, as we reflect on our journey as a nation, let us draw inspiration from the tenacity of our people, the diversity of our culture, and the potential that lies within our land’ – Kamla Persad-Bissessar   By Prior Beharry OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling for unity and collaboration to help fix the […]readmore