Hundreds flocked to attend the UNC’s Local Government launch on Sunday at the car park of the UNC’s Couva South Constituency offices at Camden Road, Couva. The crowd was not as massive as in the days of Kamla-mania prior to the 2010 general election but was considerably different since there was a large gathering of Afro-T&T supporters and Venezuelan nationals donning UNC T-shirts who came out to support candidates from north and south Trinidad.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said he has “no fear...I will have my day in Court with Roodal Moonilal and all those who slander me.”
These were the words of the prime minister as he appeared on I95.5 FM’s Take Two Thursday programme yesterday breaking his silence on allegations being made against him by the opposition MP.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has responded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on allegations that she had no knowledge that Marlene McDonald was to be arrested, telling UNC supporters last night that she had “no pip”.
She spoke at a UNC meeting at the New Grant Government School in Moruga yesterday.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the Finance Minister to say whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been invited to T&T for its annual Article IV review.
Addressing supporters at the UNC's Monday Night Forum at the Chaguanas South Secondary School in Chaguanas, Persad-Bissessar questioned whether Finance Minister Colm Imbert was afraid of what an IMF review will reveal.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar is calling Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley a trickster.
She says not only is his announcement to review the laws on marijuana an election ploy but also a diversion from the issues stemming from Petrotrin refinery's closure.
More in this report.