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Zero tolerance! Anil breaks silence on dope video

Sport Minister Anil Roberts has reminded Wired868 of his Government’s “zero tolerance” approach to drugs in the wake of a controversial video, aired by TV6, which appeared to show a bald headed, loud-mouth Minister smoking marijuana and discussing rolling techniques in a motel room with some amiable females; none of …

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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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