Accusing Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of going against the tenets of his party's founder the late Dr Eric Williams, the political leader of the Movement for Social Justice, David Abdulah reiterated yesterday that peaceful protests and trade unionism were pillars of democracy.
Government has identified some of Petrotrin's lands in the South for development and transfer of ownership to former Petrotrin workers, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced yesterday.
The land offer is the latest concession Government is giving former workers following the November 30 cessation of Petrotrin operations, closure of its refinery and start-up of restructured entities on December 1.
Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein has instructed the heads of the 14 municipal corporations to crack down on illegal activities at the markets, illegal dumping and to properly clean and maintain public cemeteries.
Speaking at the ministry’s end of the year review titled Projects, Plans and Proposals for Fiscal 2018/2019 at San Fernando City Hall Auditorium, Hosein said Local Government Elections are due next year and they all needed to hit the road running.