Cambridge Analytica

Maraj: “Allegations against UNC very serious…”

Former government minister, Ralph Maraj, says it is critical that the United National Congress clear the air—very quickly—on allegations of its seeming relationship with Cambridge Analytica and the possibly illegal use of citizens’ private information for political purposes.

He believes the probe, which the national security minister signalled yesterday that government intends to launch, will answer several crucial questions.

UNC unequivocally denies Cambridge Analytica connections

The United National Congress will be exploring its legal options, as part of its response to government’s proposed criminal probe into the party’s alleged connection with Cambridge Analytica.

Confirmation has come from UNC Public Relations Officer, Senator Anita Haynes, who states unequivocally, there is no connection between the party and the political consulting firm.

According to Senator Haynes, once again, the PNM is spreading misinformation, just like they did back in 2015 with Emailgate.

Griffith distances himself from Cambridge Analytica

A breach of cit­i­zen's pri­va­cy and se­cu­ri­ty tan­ta­mount to crim­i­nal charges have been lev­elled against for­mer Prime Min­is­ter Kam­la Per­sad-Bisses­sar and her Peo­ples Part­ner­ship gov­ern­ment.

But Top Cop Gary Grif­fith who served as Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter dur­ing the time the claims were made says he was un­aware of the al­le­ga­tions be­ing made.

YOUNG: “We’re probing claims of UNC spying…”

National Security Minister, Stuart Young, says a probe will launched into claims of data mining and spying, sanctioned and used by the United National Congress (UNC).

At a news conference today, the minister stated he is very concerned about the information brought to light in a book by former Cambridge Analytica employee, Christopher Wylie, in which he details how the UNC sanctioned a breach of citizens’ privacy. Minister Young says he also is alarmed at how the information was used by a political party and not the state.

UNC Govt violated citizens’ privacy

...CA whistle­blow­er re­veals more in new book


While of­fi­cials of the Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress (UNC) con­tin­ue to de­ny their role in the Cam­bridge An­a­lyt­i­ca scan­dal, a new book by an ex-work­er of the com­pa­ny de­tails the work they did in Trinidad and To­ba­go in 2013 and paints a dark pic­ture of the da­ta col­lect­ed and used by the then Peo­ple’s Part­ner­ship gov­ern­ment.

MSJ writes Integrity Commission for investigation on Cambridge Analytica matter

Political Leader of the Movement for Social Justice, David Abdulah has written to the Chairman of the Integrity Commission formally requesting that the Integrity Commission investigates whether any public funds and or resources were used by to hire Cambridge Analytica.

The request seeks to determine if funds were spent by