|File Robin Montano|
Montano has been out of active politics since Basdeo Panday fired him as a UNC Senator in 2007. He is a former PNM Senator (1991-1995). He fell out with his leader, Patrick Manning, and fought Manning as a UNC candidate in the 2001 general election.
Montano's father, Gerard Montano, was a founding member of the PNM and his brother, Danny Montano, is a high profile PNM member who served as Senate President in the 9th Parliament.
Montano also served as a member of the Congress of the People.