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Kamla Wants to Know Why SoE Needed for Vaccination 

  By Sue-Ann Wayow WHY do we need a State of Emergency (SoE) for an aggressive vaccine drive? This is the question being asked by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Speaking during the United National Congress (UNC) virtual meeting on Monday, Persad-Bissessar said the Opposition will await the debate in Parliament on Wednesday. The call was also […]Read More

De Nobriga Slammed for Giving TTT Preferential Treatment… Says that

  By Prior Beharry MINISTER of Communications Symon de Nobirga says there is no Government policy that affords State-owned TTT preferential treatment over private media houses to events. His statement on Tuesday comes after Kejan Haynes, of Newsat7tt, reported that TTT was given exclusive coverage of Venezuelans nationals leaving Trinidad and Tobago to return home […]Read More

Kamla: PNM Creates Economic Pandemic for T&T

  By Chantalé Fletcher POLITICAL leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the People’s National Movement (PNM) has created an economic pandemic for this country. She was speaking at the party’s virtual report on Monday evening.   Persad-Bissessar said, “We continue to call for a commission enquiry into measurement of the Covid pandemic,” […]Read More

Rowley: I Did Not Hijack Debate

   By Sue-Ann Wayow “I plead not guilty, I hijacked no debate.” Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made this statement on Wednesday defending his Parliamentary statements and stance on Tuesday while debating the Constitution (Amendment) Tobago Self-Government Bill in Parliament during which Opposition Members of Parliament walked out on. At a press conference on Wednesday held just […]Read More

UNC Walks Out of Parliament

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Opposition walked out on a Parliamentary session on Tuesday because Prime Minster Dr Keith Rowley speaking time was extended to two hours. “A flagrant breach of the practice and the procedure of the Parliament” was how Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar described the move. Led by Persad-Bissessar, the Opposition Members of […]Read More

Kamla: Will Pensionable Age Be Pushed Back To 70?

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on Government to state whether the pension age will be pushed to 70 years and to tell the country what are its concrete plans for preserving the National Insurance Board (NIB) funds. She made the call at the United National Congress (UNC) virtual political meeting […]Read More

Kamla: New Process to Get Rid of Griffith?

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE new process to select a commissioner of police is not new and may just be a means of removing present Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith. Political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday night stated that the proposed process by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi was nothing […]Read More

PNM Fyzabad: Enough is Enough Kamla

  THE People’s National Movement (PNM) is calling on Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar to stop heavily criticising the Government for every move it makes as it relates to Covid-19 and calls on her to join in the national fight against the virus.  In a press release issue on Thursday, PNM Fyzabad constituency said, “ Enough […]Read More

PNM Slams Kamla for ‘Civil Unrest’ Statement

  PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar statements on Saturday were dangerous and unpatriotic. His statements come after Persad-Bissessar commented on his apology Saturday, following Wednesday’s chaos in vaccines distribution last week. In a release on Sunday, Dr Rowley said, “The most recent statement of the Opposition Leader, appealing for a […]Read More

Kamla Warns of Civil Unrest

  THE Government’s handling of Covid-19 is sewing the seeds of civil unrest. This is the view Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar in a statement on Saturday. She said, “Rowley must realise that as we continue to lose lives on a daily basis, as business and livelihoods are destroyed and worse, as innocent elderly citizens may have been […]Read More