Parents protest at Preysal Government Primary School

Over 100 parents of the Preysal Government Primary School staged a noisy protest outside the school's compound this morning.

The parents say the facility is a health hazard and cited a ruptured sewer line and rat infestation as just some of the issues affecting their children.

However, despite this morning's action, the Education Minister says officials have given the facility the thumbs up.

Jesse Ramdeo tells us more.

Ramadhar: Irresponsible to waste police resources to investigate Friday's Couva protest

COP MP Prakash Ramadhar believes such an investigation is a waste of police time and serves to intimidate citizens for speaking out against the government.

Ramadhar who was present at the demonstration has written to the National Security Minister to express his disappointment over the investigation