Hooligan behavior is how Congress of the People member, Nalini Dial,

describes Tuesday’s burning of COP T-shirts displaying a picture of Marabella

Member of Parliament, Carolyn Seepersad -Bachan.

The protestors accused Ms Seepersad-Bachan of neglecting her

parliamentary duties.

However, speaking at a news briefing in Valsayn on Wednesday , Ms Dial

said the action of the demonstrators who described themselves as C.O.P.

members does not reflect the strong principles which political party stood for

since its formation.

Commenting on differences among leaders of the People’s Partnership which

have not been resolved after four meetings, Ms Dial said it is important that

the sticking points are quickly addressed.

She added the decision of San Fernando Mayor, Marlene Coudray , to

continue to hold the position after switching from the COP to the United

National Congress is also caused for concern and one which can have serious