PM frustrated over crime, selection of Police Commissioner

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is expressing a sense of frustration with the country’s crime problem admitting to telling his wife, Sharon Rowley, that: “it’s a hell of a thing I have a job where I am responsible for things I have absolutely no involvement in or control over.” He also admitted to a sense of frustration over the process for the selection of a Police Commissioner.

T&T, Venezuela close-in on gas-supply agreement

Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley has met with a high-level delegation from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela as negotiations regarding the supply of natural gas to Trinidad and Tobago continues to progress, a statement by the Office of the Prime Minister says.

Opposition Leader renews call for meeting on anti-gang legislation

Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, has today repeated her call for an urgent meeting with the Government to discuss ways in which the Government and Opposition can work together in the fight against crime and the criminal element.

The Opposition Leader today responded to correspondence sent by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.

The following is a statement by the United National Congress:

Local Gov't Minister hits out against illegal dumping

Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Kazim Hosein is calling on the Public Health Departments and Litter Wardens in all 14 Municipal Corporations to tackle the problem of illegal dumping across the country.