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Kamla and the media: Press-ed down and runneth over

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar pointed an accusing finger at the Trinidad and Tobago media yesterday and, in particular, a Trinidad Guardian reporter as she railed about “rogue” elements in the Fourth Estate. Schoolyard wisdom suggests, though, that when you point one finger, four are invariably aimed right back at you. …

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Integrity Combobulation gives Minister Raging Bull wings

Former Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Board of Control (TTBBC) member Ricardo Phillip filed a complaint with the Integrity Commission regarding Sport Minister Anil Roberts, his permanent secretary Ashwin Creed and special advisor Boxu Potts. The Integrity Commission referred the matter to the Director of Public Prosecutions. So, you might deduce, …

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Pound the alarm: Nicki Minaj is at it again

Trinidad-born rapper and the world’s oldest Barbie doll, Nicki Minaj, gave Trinidad and Tobago another public toast this week. Once again, it was with Gramoxone. Minaj, a judge for the popular United States television show “American Idol”, compared Trinidad and Tobago to Liberia and said she was lucky to get …

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That’s Istan-bul! Sport Minister is a tweet for Bovell

Tweet from @GeorgeBovell: “Coach arrived. He finished his 1st meeting in time for an inspirational lunch. Getting ready to head to the pool for the final tune up.”   It can’t be half-bad to have the Minister of Sport in your support staff. Presumably, celebrated Trinidad and Tobago swimmer George Bovell …

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Tactless Sport Minister gets tactical

Scene: Press conference at the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs Sport Minister Anil Roberts: “Good day gentlemen. The Sport Ministry is pleased to announce a new tactical plan that will guarantee the Trinidad and Tobago national football team success in the future. I, as a top level coach, and …

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Murray quits; Tim Kee is next TTFF president

The Normandie Hotel in St Ann’s was the site for an impromptu rendition of “Hello, Goodbye” from Colin Murray today as the Carib Brewery events and marketing manager officially announced himself as a Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) presidential nominee and then immediately pulled out of the race for …

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TTFF presidential nominee denies secret Warner pact

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) presidential candidate, Raymond Tim Kee, has denied “malicious rumours” which claimed that his candidacy is being supported by National Security Minister and ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner. Tim Kee is one of two nominees for the TTFF elections on 11 November 2012 along with …

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