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Election overview: Everybody wins and loses; especially COP

There were victory speeches and angry finger pointing up and down Trinidad last night as five political parties assessed the figures from yesterday’s Local General Elections and decided that either their team had won or the voters were the real losers. PNM political leader Keith Rowley had most to be …

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Bring in the spinners: Pennelope says communication is PNM’s problem

PNM Senator Pennelope Beckles believes her party has just one major problem. Trinidad and Tobago doesn’t know how awesome it is and how fabulous its plans are for the country. “I don’t think the plans of what we would do if we get into government are sufficiently known by the …

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Sticks and stones please: why Carmona’s address failed

Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona gave a typically insightful and rousing address to Parliament last Friday, which the equally articulate and astute Clarence Rambharat described as “a well-deserved whipping” in his Trinidad Express column. Here are some highlights from Carmona’s speech: “The elected government of the day is not …

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Express gives Rowley’s backdoor the treatment

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley did not know about his backdoor until very recently. Presumably, neither did the Trinidad Express. But reporter Renuka Singh latched on to Rowley’s rear with the sort of relish not seen in these parts since US-based R&B star Akon grabbed hold of an underage girl …

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Revealed: President Carmona’s secret powers

It has been eleven weeks and two days since Wired868 stationed itself outside the President’s House in an effort to capture something truly extraordinary. So, why are we here? No, we did not miss the turn-off to the Emperor’s Valley Zoo; rather we are about to deliver to our readers, …

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Techno-analysis: The truth about e-mails

Here’s a recent e-mail that shows how spammers try to subvert digital controls. In 1, the sender’s e-mail address is given an official sounding title, but the e-mail client reveals the actual sender, who is not e-mailing from an official LinkedIn account. This field, where users will normally put their real …

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Dynamic or desperate: The Opposition Leader responds

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was responsible for raising arguably the biggest scandal ever to hit the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament. Or was it the biggest hoax? Accused of reckless behaviour, poor judgment and ordered to appear before the Privileges Committee, Rowley had everything on the line when he strode …

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Keep Calm and Change Yuh Password!

Three days ago Keith Rowley had my jaw on the floor. Three days later, it’s still there. But for entirely different reasons. By now you’ve heard about “EmailGate”, or as I like to call it: “Keep Calm and Change Yuh PassWord!” Opposition Leader Keith Rowley lead another No Confidence Motion …

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Rowley violently assaults CAL merger

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley might have had a Trinidad Express reporter seeking therapy yesterday after he said that Caribbean Airlines’ costly take over of Air Jamaica was bleeding Trinidad and Tobago financially  “like a chop neck.” Mr Live Wire cannot confirm that Rowley then said: “Just keeping it real, son.” …

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Jack’s curry tabanca

Loving, as anyone who had a Twix bar knows, does not always mean sharing. And National Security Minister Jack Warner’s obsession with Trinidad and Tobago’s Indian population reached a new high—or low, according to your point of view—when the Chaguanas West MP refused to attend Sunday’s Divali Nagar opening in …

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Rowley reloaded and the PR myth

Hands up for all readers who know what village their boss was raised in? Anyone knows how and where whoever writes your cheque met their significant other? Are there any raised hands yet? Here are some more questions. Does it matter what your boss is wearing when he or she gives …

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No news is bad news for Opposition

Scene: Studios of C News Desha Rambhajan: “Good evening, Trinidad & Tobago, and welcome to C News at 7. In today’s headlines, there are no real headlines. There was a landslide in Diego Martin but nobody was hurt and nobody was killed in a two-vehicle accident near Grand Bazaar. And …

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