The labour fraternity believes the government should tell the nation what was the clear threat to national security that required a state of emergency
Members of the joint trade union movement carried out a silent protest in front of the Port of Spain Hall of Justice from nine this morning.
They claimed the S.O.E. which was called one year ago today crippled citizen’s constitutional rights preventing freedom of expression and movement.
Oilfield Workers Trade Union President General, Ancil Roget, in an interview with reporters said the S.O.E. was aimed at preventing unions from mobilizing and holding public meetings, and shutting down the country over the contentious five percent wage cap used during negotiations.
Mr. Roget said crime continues to be the number one concern in the country and the S.O.E. failed a major dent in this regard.
Mr. Cabrera said the removal of National Security Minister, John Sandy, from office is further evidence of the failure of the SOE…