National Security Minister Stuart Young has slammed Opposition MP Dr Bhoe Tewarie for rating T&T sixth in the world as one of the most dangerous places to visit.
Young ripped into Tewarie yesterday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the Barataria Community Library, by drawing reference to the previous speaker Catherine Romain who warned children to be wary of misinformation and fake news circulating on social media.
A pie in the sky.
That was the reaction of criminologist Daurius Figueira to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's short, medium and long term crime-fighting measures, which she promised to institute when the United National Congress assumes office again.
Addressing UNC supporters at the Monday Night Forum in Chaguanas, Persad-Bissessar rolled out her plans, stating that the Government had been clueless in bringing the murder rate down.
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.
Stop the “kicksing” in Parliament!
Guyana President David Granger and his Cabinet must immediately resign and call general elections before September 18.
This was essentially the effect of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)'s decision to uphold the passage of a no-confidence motion in that country's National Assembly in December, last year.
Cabinet has approved the appointment of a Commission of Enquiry to examine the actions of and on behalf of the State in acquiring and taking steps to acquire properties and structures in respect of the construction of the extension of the Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin.
It will also examine whether the cabinet appointed ministerial oversight committee fulfilled its mandate.
Communications Minister Stuart Young made the announcement at the post-Cabinet media conference yesterday.
That was how Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar described the Government's Commission of Enquiry (CoE) into the $500 million dollar highway to Point Fortin.
The Cabinet has taken a decision to launch a commission of enquiry into land acquisition for the construction of the Point Fortin Highway.
The following are the terms of reference for the commission:
I. To enquire into-
While Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said that an average of $.5 million was paid as severance to each Petrotrin worker when the company was shut down, the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) has accused him of distorting figures.
Speaking at the People’s National Movement public meeting at the Pleasantville Community Centre, San Fernando on Tuesday night, Rowley said that “no one was tossed onto the pavement to suffer”.