The Integrity Commission yesterday acted on Section 33 (a) of the Integrity in Public Life Act, which allows the Commission to act on its own initiative, to request that President Anthony Carmona appoints a tribunal to “enquire further into declarations submitted by Mr Warner” with specific reference to his ownership …Read More »
AG gets tough on suspected criminals; Ish probably approves
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan SC set a new Senate record for jibberish yesterday as he broke down his proposed Bail Amendment Bill for the benefit of the Opposition, Independent Senators and, presumably, ordinary folks who are trying to keep up: “Currently the law is that you have two strikes and …Read More »
Pundit asks public to lay off murderer
Let he who has never committed murder/suicide cast the first stone. Pundit Sunil Seetahal-Maharaj may attract the attention of a whole new clientele after his funeral service for Sanjeev Rambarran, who killed his ex-wife, Dian Paladee, before taking his own life last Friday. Seetahal-Maharaj chastised members of the public who …Read More »
I’m winning! Griffith goes full “Sheen” while murders soar
The National Security Ministry looks set for a fresh round of musical chairs. Mr Live Wire was unreliably informed that Minister Gary Griffith is now under investigation for impersonating a statistician, molesting common sense and reproducing an unauthorised bootleg of Charlie Sheen’s infamous “I am winning” rant. Griffith was certainly …Read More »
Kamla offered naming rights of Vincey village; how about La Brea?
St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has offered to rename a village on his island after Kamla Persad-Bissessar if the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister aids the relocation of a significant portion of the 250 residents in its South Windward constituency. The Vincentian PM said the …Read More »
Acting Police Commissioner flops on the switchboard; hypothetically
Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams served further notice of his immense suitability to lead a hapless police force when he refused to inform the Trinidad Express about the law with regards to failure to report a crime. Williams, who once called Jack Warner the best Minister he ever worked with …Read More »
Vampire islands: S/Fdo hustler burgles Adams’ memorial
It turns out politicians are not the only ones in Trinidad and Tobago who are happy to exploit a corpse for personal gain. At Presentation College in San Fernando, the past pupils’ association president Steven Samlalsingh set up a memorial, which included a photograph, candles and flowers, for former student …Read More »
Madder than dat: Mr Live Wire goes off
You want to hear madness? Since comedian Learie Joseph is probably too busy to take requests, Mr Live Wire will oblige: Madness is… when you crash your car after being distracted by an electronic billboard; only to realise it was a video ad from an insurance company Madness is… when …Read More »
Diabolical Guardian: Can A-Team save Saint from Kim Judy-Un?
Mr Live Wire reviews a tragi-comedy as a motivational speaker fights for his freedom after being wrongful imprisoned for eight years by uncaring wardens of a once-respected newspaper. Scene: Trinidad Guardian headquarters on St Vincent Street, Port of Spain. Characters: Garth St Clair (played by Danny Glover), Kim Judy-Un (played …Read More »
A dodgy Mandela tribute, KPB’s wardrobe malfunction… and a missing President!
Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona never did reveal the powers he has that we think he does not. Perhaps it is the ability to erase memories. It is over 48 hours since Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar left for the funeral of South Africa’s first democratically-elected president and global icon …Read More »
Jamaica’s immigration bashment: Dooks, Griffith and a giraffe named Bolt
There was a fresh immigration incident yesterday as a visitor was transported to Trinidad in a giant crate and forcibly kept in an enclosed area north of the Queen’s Park Savannah. And, in an arguably provocative gesture to Trinidad and Tobago’s patty-loving Caribbean rival, the immigrant was renamed ‘Bolt.’ In …Read More »
Seventeen million reasons to worry? Or maybe not…
Pause for a second and picture the most uncaring, criminally-minded person you ever met or heard of in Trinidad and Tobago. Now picture that person with over $17 million at his disposal. It can put a damper on your tidings of joy, huh? Mr Live Wire has a few concerns …Read More »