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Gay stars in T&T friendly win

… Honduras summons starlets   Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 striker Jamal Gay continued his scoring form with two goals on Sunday evening as the 2012 London Olympic hopefuls started their Fort Lauderdale pre-tournament camp with a 4-1 over top South Florida amateur club, Honduras 5 Stars. Honduras 5 Stars …

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Khan SC puts little lady in her place

Israel Khan SC called the Law Association a “glorified dance committee” under the stewardship of his long-standing friend Dana Seetahal SC and said she did absolutely nothing apart from provide rum, roti, whiskey, cheese, grapes and wine at various social events for the fraternity. Perhaps the macho Khan thinks the …

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Cable-ready travellers take flight

Airports Authority chairman Gerald Hadeed announced that his organisation has improved customer service by allowing travellers to check for Piarco International Airport flight information on channel 868 on Flow cable. Wired868 endorses this copycat move to add a touch of class to T&T’s international area code. In related news, new …

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Protect and serve… ourselves

Police Social and Welfare Association president Sgt Anand Ramesar said the PCA was wrong to fine a police corporal $520 for turning a naked rape victim away from the Morvant Police Station. Ramesar said the corporal did not assault the victim but only denied her a service, which made it …

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Six-year-old saves Grandpa Smurf

Six-year-old Tishon Camps rescued his grandfather Noel “Smurf” Luces, who suffered a stroke on Tuesday while driving on the San Fernando Bypass Road, by grabbing the steering wheel to navigate the SUV away from danger and then pulling up the handbrakes. Camps then flagged down help for his grandpa who …

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T&T savours vicious cycle

Eighteen-year-old cyclist Quincy Alexander became Trinidad and Tobago’s youngest Pan American gold medal recipient when he beat all challengers in the Kilometre Time Trial yesterday at the Julio Polet Velodrome in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Alexander’s triumph follows match sprint gold for Njisane Phillip on Monday night and augers well …

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WASA’s Name And Shame Success

WASA announced this week that it has collected more than $75.5 million from “bad pay customers” as a result of its “name and shame” campaign that started on February 1. Wired868 cannot confirm that 13 World Cup 2006 players and thousands of “baby mothers” are trying to hire WASA’s General …

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PMs solve WI problems over breakfast

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar slammed the WICB for being disrespectful in its statement regarding Jamaican PM Portia Simpson-Miller and both leaders revealed their desire to revamp regional cricketing fortunes. The Jamaican PM called for “greater accountability” among cricket authorities and Persad-Bissessar demanded “great change”. Problem solved. Sporting bodies worldwide are …

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Pot calls the kettle corrupt

Ernst & Young fraud expert Arnold Niranjan yesterday blasted Trinidad and Tobago for its failure to use anti-corruption legislation and a lack of will to root out fraud and corruption. It is arguably a needed wake-up call to local politicans and lawmen; and is stronger still if one ignores suggestions …

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U23s stretch unbeaten run

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team stretched its unbeaten run to four successive matches as the visting squad held Jamaica 1-1 at the Edward Seaga Complex in Kingston on Wednesday night. Caledonia AIA striker Trevin Caesar scored in the 67th minute, just six minutes after replacing club teammate …

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Fixin’ T&T wants TV6 apology for “despicable footage”

Fixin’  T&T, a social watchdog group, today reiterated its call for TV6 to apologise for airing footage of former West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton, which was taken after an accident that claimed his life on Sunday night. The broadcast of what might have been …

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CXC’s zero tolerance on education

CXC examiners declared zero tolerance on “cheating” students who use the internet to find material relevant to their exams and even plan to follow children on toilet breaks. Students will be punished severely for this nefarious activity; until they graduate, when they can expect to be fired if they cannot …

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