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Jamaica PM declares on zero

Jamaica PM Portia Simpson-Miller demanded an immediate resolution to the impasse between star batsman Chris Gayle and the WICB. And, if that wasn’t enough, the PM promised to “follow up” once necessary. Ahmm, thanks. WICB blasted the PM for overstepping her mark. Wired868 believes she ran out of hot air …

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Suffer The Children… Then Take Them Home

Port of Spain police celebrated “very few” reports of lost children in the capital during 2012 Carnival celebrations after taking the radical step of asking parents to properly watch their children at public events. Police sources raved about the Police Commissioner’s successful 21st Century Policing Initiative; naysayers credited common sense.

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Tribe dodges police plane

The Police Commissioner revealed that the controversial light airplane was used for Carnival 2012–he described it as “a free car in the sky”–to help the police respond quickly to incidents. He did not give details as to the benefits provided by his aerial mobile patrol, which costs as much as …

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Warner promises pay-off… High Court alerted

Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA VP Jack Warner promised to pay $1 million in prize money for the Chaguanas Carnival Committee by March 3. What could go wrong? In related news, Wired868 was unreliably informed that the “Soca Warriors” and TTFF will pay mas in Chaguanas for Carnival 2013.

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Iwer leads Machel in 2013 race

Iwer George is still sore at Machel Montano and slammed Soca Monarch judges for placing Montano first although he supposedly went over the stipulated time-limit and used fireworks on stage. Iwer is now only needs a rhythm and chorus for his 2013 Carnival tune.

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Ditched Harnarine finds thrift at last

HCU President Harry Harnarine informed the Commission of Enquiry on Valentine’s Day that he had been dumped by his attorney and would now represent himself. Attorney Farid Scoon apparently said he was busy after Harnarine failed to get the government to pay for his legal representation. Harnarine is rumoured to …

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PM, UNC refuse to probe Warner

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and United National Congress Deputy Chairman and Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan have refused to probe the behaviour of Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner despite complaints from: ravaged regional neighbour, Haiti, the High Court, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation …

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Jack, Kamla and Erasmus

Erasmus’ 400-years-old essay “The Praise of Folly” offers us quite an interesting vantage point from which to view the overall performance of the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration to date. But for the moment, I wish only to bring to public notice, a short passage from this work that I believe will …

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TTFF to sue Warner Today

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has decided to sue its former special advisor and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner over missing 2006 World Cup revenue and agreed to send a pre-action protocol letter to Warner today. Derek Ali, attorney for the TTFF, informed Justice Devindra Rampersad …

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Ex-FIFA VP threatens Wired868… And Twitter

Ex-FIFA Vice President and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner has allegedly threatened legal action against Wired868.com owner and investigative journalist, Lasana Liburd, and, by extension, social networking and microblogging service, Twitter, for “completely unacceptable defamation and libel”, according to Trinidad and Tobago television station, CTV. Warner claimed to …

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Wired868 letter to Jack Warner

Good Night Mr Warner, I have read of your concern regarding the Haitian emergency relief fund and I am happy to hear of your feelings for the grief stricken nation. Unfortunately, your care for Haiti seems at odds with some of the correspondence I received from your former employers. Now, …

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TTFF: Warner took Haiti aid money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) admitted culpability this morning for the Haiti financial aid scandal reported exclusively by the UK Sunday Times and confirmed by Wired868.com on 12 February 2012. However, Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was fingered as the only person …

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