Opposition

Chamber dissatisfied with Opposition's walkout & stay-away during FATCA debate

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce is expressing dissatisfaction with the Opposition's walkout of Parliament and decision to stay away from Parliament on Monday during debate on FATCA legislation.

The Chamber has issued a statement asking both the Government and Opposition to act with hast on the legislation.

"The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce wishes to express its dissatisfaction at the turn of events following last Friday’s walkout by the Opposition, compounded by their decision yesterday to stay away from the Parliament. 

Kamla ejected from Parliament after Speaker denies approval to debate motion on missing women, murders

Speaker of the House of Representatives, has ejected Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar from the House after Persad-Bissessar challenged the Speaker's refusal to grant approval to debate a motion on missing people and murders.

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The entire Opposition bench then walked out.

Persad-Bissessar had sought to debate the issue as a matter of urgent public importance.

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