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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and Editor at Wired868.com and a journalist with over 20 years experience at several Trinidad and Tobago and international publications including Play the Game, World Soccer, UK Guardian and the Trinidad Express.

Fenwick: If Fifa withdraws funding, we crash! Local football in ‘lose lose’ scenario

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team coach Terry Fenwick has become the first technical staff member to share his thoughts on the power struggle at the helm of the local football association. And the former England World Cup defender believes that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s technical programmes …

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Kamla: Rowley must come clean on Venezuela meeting; Rowley: ‘You are a traitor lady!’

On 27 March 2020, the Trinidad and Tobago government temporarily re-opened its borders for a meeting with a seven-member delegation from Venezuela, headed by vice-president Delcy Rodríguez, which—according to a press release—‘focused on the strategy being deployed in both countries to combat Covid-19’. However, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar suggested, in …

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Rowley: Trinidad is not a real place; Griffith: TTPS ‘doesn’t operate on emotion’—Cambridge Analytica probe called off

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley appeared to respond with sarcasm as Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith declared today that the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has closed investigations into the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Cambridge Analytica, a controversial now bankrupt British consultancy firm, were accused—by former employee turned whistleblower, Christopher …

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TTFA employee: Wallace conceded staff to Hadad, now hand over FCB account so they can be paid

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has already relinquished control of his secretariat, according to an anonymous staff member, and should now do the ‘humane’ and ‘rational’ thing and concede the local football body’s bank accounts to the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee. The viewpoint was among several complaints …

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Wallace to FCB: Who named you arbiter? TTFA president threatens bank and clashes with Hadad again

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has threatened legal action against First Citizens Bank and dismissed complaints by Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad, as the besieged administrator adopted a more combative public tone today. On Monday, Hadad stated, on the TTFA’s website, that he was the …

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