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Daly Bread: Thinking about Dukes… and Wasa

There is Watson Duke and Winston Duke, both Tobago born. Watson is famous in Trinidad and Tobago. As the star of Black Panther, the fame of Winston is international.   While we are thinking entertainment, we cannot forget the much-loved calypsonian the Mighty Duke, the late Kelvin Pope. One might …

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Noble: Not so fast; facts are stubborn—why TTPS poll is unfortunate attempt at misdirection

The Mark Twain quote ‘facts are stubborn, statistics are flexible’ seemed appropriate last week, as the news about New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s misclassification of 9,000 Covid-19 deaths broke, shattering the carefully groomed image of his pandemic achievements as a national leader.  Cuomo, ably assisted by his aides, sought to …

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Elias ‘looks forward to establishing innocence’; ex-TSTT chair responds to sex charges

Former TSTT chairman and NH International executive chairman Emile Elias proclaimed his innocence in ‘a current legal matter’, according to a release by public relations firm, Ample, which has, it says, been retained by the 84-year-old businessman. By ‘current legal matter’, Ample is referring to one charge of sexual penetration …

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