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I’m Obama’s guy: US Ambassador doesn’t congratulate or mention Trump in resignation notice

United States Ambassador John L Estrada, who was born in Trinidad, has confirmed that he will follow established protocol by tending his resignation as the United States prepares to usher in a new president. However, Estrada did not congratulate or even mention his adopted country’s new president elect, Donald Trump, in a press …

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One French Creole’s revision of T&T history: Why De Verteuil’s Laventille rant is dead wrong

“It is clear that R De Verteuil was referring to Afro Trinbagonians when she criticised Laventillians. Not once did she mention the contributions of Africans to the development of Trinidad and Tobago. “She praised the Indians, the Chinese, the Syrian/Lebanese community and, of course, her people the Europeans. The contempt …

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Letter to Editor: Ralph Maraj is trying to rewrite Kamla’s political legacy and fool T&T

“What [Ralph] Maraj failed to indicate in his column [“Kamla’s Return”] is the fact that the UNC administration either changed the names of already-existing units, or simply completed projects started by the previous People’s National Movement (PNM), in the area of fighting crime?” The following Letter to the Editor on …

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Letter to the Editor: Let them drink sorrel; ban alcohol at government functions

“If we’re serious about reducing the foreign exchange drain, why not temporarily ban the use of alcohol at all government functions and on all government premises including the Diplomatic Centre and President’s House?” The following Letter to the Editor was submitted to Wired868 by Dennise Demming, the former TIDCO chairperson: There …

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