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Seetahal catches Beetham bug

An eruption of fury from Beetham Gardens has again captivated and repulsed Trinidad and Tobago over the past week as the debate raged over lawlessness, police force, newspaper ethics and the nation’s attitude to its angry, poorer class. Thankfully, on this occasion no one threatened to shoot Beetham residents and …

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Jack plays bridge at Sea Lots

The Jack Warner Road Show hit Sea Lots yesterday as the former FIFA vice-president showed up with media in tow and pretended to be as influential as ever despite losing nine football and political posts within the last two years. His comic routine has lost none of its shine. Warner …

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Suruj gives Beetham ethical lesson, which ends with more 69

Local Government Minister Suruj Rambachan toured Beetham Gardens yesterday with the acting Police Commissioner and Defence Force Chief and promised 100 URP jobs. Presumably, Beetham residents are less squeamish about $69 than East Port of Spain. Beggars, as people of means keep telling themselves, cannot afford to be saints. Rambachan …

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Beetham burning: Jack challenges community to war

How to make a bad situation worse: Step one. Find a desperate and alienated group on the fringes of society. Step two. Insult the group and threaten them with State-sponsored violence. Beetham residents upset at a shortage of employment opportunities and perceived neglect by the Government reacted on Wednesday by …

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Motorists lose chunk of highway and good manners

The sudden collapse of six feet of the Beetham Highway yesterday afternoon prompted concerned Sea Lots resident Gabriel Garraway to race on to the road to warn motorists. According to Trinidad Express reporter Joel Julien, Garraway was cheerily and graciously greeted by one driver who told him: “Get out of …

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