Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

Cannabis activist happy marijuana has been decriminalised

Cannabis activist Nazma Muller is describing Monday’s scheduled proclamation of legislation to decriminalise marijuana as a victory.

Muller says for years she has advocated, lobbied and even petitioned for the legalization of cannabis, as she deemed existing laws in contravention of citizen's constitutional right to freedom.

She had previously expressed concerns with clauses made to the Dangerous Drugs and Cannabis Control Bill.

Trade Unions to meet with PM tomorrow

The Trade Union Federations which include the Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM), National Trade Union Centre (NATUC), and the Federation of Independent Trade Unions and NGO's (FITUN) says they received correspondence from the office of the Prime Minister agreeing to meet.

The unions requested a meeting with the PM following a march through the city on Friday, August 4th, 2017.

During the march, Ancel Roget issued an ultimatum to Rowley to meet with the unions within the next two weeks or else there would be heightened action.

Opposition Leader says PM must answer for Tobago ferry scandal

The Opposition Leader has described the current Tobago ferry situation as a "scandal of the highest order." These remarks were made following the cancellation of the Ocean Flower 2 contract by the Government. The following is a press release by the Opposition Party: