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The acting PM and the prisoner

Two men who were involved in the alleged undeclared transportation of foreign currency to Trinidad and Tobago last year were in the news yesterday.

Joseph Baptiste, a 57-year-old fisherman, was denied bail at the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Court for supposedly failing to declare US$660,000 to Customs officials.

Jack Warner, a 69-year-old MP, was awarded the post of Acting Prime Minister for seven days despite an unfinished police probe of his role in the transportation of roughly US$1 million on to local soil by disgraced ex-FIFA presidential candidate, Mohamed Bin Hammam.

As late British PM Benjamin Disraeli once explained: What is crime among the multitude is only vice among the few.

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