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TTFA football director, Isa, warded at ICU; daughter asks football fraternity to pray

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) director of football, Muhammad Isa, is warded at the San Fernando General Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), after being admitted to the facility over the weekend. A release from the TTFA Media revealed that Isa suffered from “stomach complications”. Isa’s daughter, Althea Reefer, said …

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Radanfah and Jan-Michael take TTFA ‘C’ licence coaching course; Jabari moves to Albania

Former Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team players Radanfah Abu Bakr and Jan-Michael Williams were among 23 participants in a TTFA ‘C’ licence coaching, which was conducted last week by technical director Anton Corneal. Abu Bakr and Williams were both involved in Trinidad and Tobago’s ultimately unsuccessful Russia 2018 World …

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Moscow 2018 Countdown: Kings go forth as Champions League exits; Brazil to samba for the tsars

Now that Manchester City have officially sealed the title in England and Real Madrid have put Liverpool in their place and reasserted their dominance in Europe—with more than a little help from Judas Iscariot in the red goal—all eyes turn to Russia. It is time to crown the real kings. …

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Bim at 45 (Pt 3): Melodies from a master craftsman; is Tanker the Derek Walcott of Caribbean music?

Bim Singh’s final fall is the harsh culmination of the metaphor of entrapment that runs through the film. A mesh, inescapable, awaits Bim everywhere, even in his opulent, new haven. It is an element of the past which refuses to go away that jumps out of nowhere on his return …

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Bim at 45 (Pt 2): Robertson’s masterful camera work adds to Tanker’s music to make a politician cringe

Andre Tanker orchestrates—there is no better word—perfect harmony between musical movements and plot movements. Key to that harmony is the articulation of a fusion that proved a prophetic precursor to the diversity of musical forms taken for granted in Trinidad today. At a time when ‘Trinidad music’ meant almost exclusively …

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Bim at 45: Production far from perfect but Andre Tanker’s music scores big

“Revisiting Bim four and a half decades later, thanks to the 40th Anniversary Film and Music Pack, I find the film’s imperfections all the more endearing, its shortcomings charming. Perfection in any home-grown Trinidad film product back then would have been out of sync with place and context; it remains …

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