I read with interest the rigmarole Minister Robert Le Hunte is giving about the disastrous water situation we are experiencing.

Since 1956 to the present which includes 30 consecutive years of PNM rule, water distribution has always been insufficient. Sooner or later PNM will seek to import water. I say so because PNM is an important government.

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Tropical Storm Karen has left Tobago battered and Trinidad anxious over the prospect of increased flooding with river waters expected to rise overnight.

On this the 43rd anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago becoming a Republic and just coming from celebrating 57 years of Independence nothing has changed but to thank the Father of the Nation Dr Eric Williams for giving us as a nation true Independence.

We must congratulate the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) on its submission of the winning bid for the purchase of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery at a cost of some US$700 million.