Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the nation to pray for the safe return of all the missing women and girls who have been kidnapped or have disappeared.
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
She ios also encouraging all those who are trapped in abusive conditions to seek help.
The following is the Opposition Leader's statement.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Government's zero-percent offer to public servants is a declaration of war against hard-working citizens.
In a statement this afternoon, the Opposition Leader says it reflects and inability to manage the economy in tough economic times.
The following is the statement by the Opposition Leader.
"The declaration of war against the hard-working citizens of this nation further illustrates the Rowley regime’s lack of effective measures in response to Trinidad and Tobago’s economic challenges.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the changes made to the Cabinet will do nothing to improve the lives of citizens.
The Opposition Leader says it appears that the appointments were a form of payback to those favoured by the prime minister.
The following is the Opposition Leader's response to the Cabinet changes.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the passings of Hal Greaves and Shirley "Beulah" King, have left this country poorer artistically.
Persad-Bissessar issued this statement with regard to the passing of the outstanding citizens.
"I join the rest of Trinidad and Tobago in mourning the passing of talented performing artistes Hal Greaves and Shirley “Beulah” King.
The deaths of Mr. Greaves and Ms. King have robbed our country of two of its finest artistic practitioners, who also lent their considerable ingenuity to important social causes.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has described the decision of the Appeal Court to dismiss the election appeal. as "a victory for democracy".
Three appeal judges upheld the High Court's decision that saw the election results remain the same.
She says the UNC respects the ruling of the court.
The following is Persad-Bissessar's statement.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Wednesday told Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar that it is not her duty to be the defender of President Anthony Carmona, whom he described as "under siege".
Dr Rowley was speaking during the Budget debate in the House of Representatives.
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He told the House he was astounded when, as he said, the Opposition Leader accused the Government of harassing the President.