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A satirical spin on Trinidad and Tobago news stories

Off-colour National Security Minister deserves the pink slip

Day Nine: The nation of “red, white and black” is still blue about the inability of the men in khaki to catch Dana Seetahal’s dark-hearted killers. So why exactly has the National Alert State moved from “Yellow” to “Green?” According to the National Security Ministry: the National Operations Centre, which …

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To beat or not to beat: Madea’s diplomatic lesson

Mr Live Wire contemplates life if parents followed UN conventions and nations preferred not to spare the rod. (Scene: Somewhere in Trinidad and Tobago.) After rising tensions between Big Momma and her offspring, who was recognised as a sovereign nation by the United Nations on her day of birth, Big …

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Sweetman-Sharma-goes-ballistic-MPs-are-atrocious

Sex and power, religion and politics, an old quenk and a young temptress, a misled school girl and an irresponsible teacher, faith-based healing versus medical diagnosis, violence and counter-violence, a mall built too close to the highway, another MP gone wild and, of course, a poor Brahmin boboolee. Mr Live …

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Fatigued Glenn gets a rest; Minister of the People joins PM’s sack race

Minister of the People Glenn Ramadharsingh arguably made history yesterday for the most ridiculous dismissal in local politics after the sack race also-ran lost his job for effectively mistaking a CAL plane for his living room and incorrectly reading the future of a flight attendant that he took for his …

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Glenn in dog house for trying to vet CAL stewardess

Minister of the People Glenn Ramadharsingh found himself in the dog house today after the Trinidad Express revealed that the MP allegedly threatened a 25-year-old CAL flight attendant after a flight from Tobago earlier this month. Ramadharsingh, according to a report lodged with the police and Airports Authority, appeared intoxicated …

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Telegraph for Warner; ex-FIFA VP on the run again

Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner was under international media scrutiny again today, which could only mean that another report about the molestation of football was made somewhere on the planet. The UK-based Daily Telegraph fingered Warner, his sons Daryll and Daryan and an unnamed employee for allegedly …

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MC Lara caught at slips after “unimportant” stroke

It turns out that arguably the greatest batsman of all time is a below average MC. Brian Lara, former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies cricket legend, took the microphone at the “Yorke Beach Party” during the Carnival season, hopped around the stage like Courtney Walsh with a bat and …

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