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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

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

Listen to Prof La Guerre: TT Voters Will have to

    By Pamela Ramcharan VOTERS in Trinidad and Tobago will have to be forced out of their homes on election day on August 10. This is the view of Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies John La Guerre. He said, “People have to be coaxed out of their houses. We are […]Read More

See Election Slates of PNM, UNC

  WITH over a month to go before general elections in Trinidad and Tobago, the United National Congress (UNC) has unveiled its full slate of candidates. It has revealed its 39 candidates with none in the to Tobago seats. In a statement on Sunday, the UNC stated, “Our screening committee has selected a formidable team […]Read More

Kamla Calls for International Observers for TT General Elections

OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling for international observers to monitor Trinidad and Tobago general elections which are constitutionally due this year. She was speaking at the United National Congress (UNC) first public meeting for 2020 held at the Union Claxton Bay Secondary School on Monday night. She said, “We remain conscious of what is […]Read More

Skippy Not Backing Down, Amid Criticisms

RADIO talk show host and political activist Barrington “Skippy” Thomas is standing by his comments about the photo he reposted on his Facebook page with a seven-year-old girl and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. The photo has since been taken down, but not before its reposting and the comments by Thomas have stirred up controversy. […]Read More

Ramona Calls on PM to Apologise for ‘Pip’ Comment

  COUVA North MP Ramona Ramdial is calling on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to apologise for his constant use of “woman shaming” comments. Her call comes after Rowley likened Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s silence, on whether she tipped off Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald that she was going to be arrested by police, to […]Read More

UNC on McDonald Arrest: It’s Alarming

THE Opposition United National Congress (UNC) is expressing “grave concern” over the arrest of Public Administration Minister Marlene McDonald. In a release, the UNC said they await the outcome of the investigation since it was now in the hands of the police. It stated, “We live in a country where the rule of law obtains, […]Read More

‘Emailgate’ Flop: UNC Calls on Rowley to Quit

“Emailgate” has been proven to be a hoax and conspiracy. And as a result Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley must resign as both the political leader of the PNM and as prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago. This  call by the opposition United National Congress came after the Director of Public Prosecution yesterday concluded that […]Read More