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Warner’s hollow victory… and continuing fear of flying

National Security Minister and ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner yesterday claimed FIFA’s inability to raise new evidence against former presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam as personal vindication. “Because of the false allegations, my family and I were the subjects of much harassment and persecution, which unfortunately continue to this day,” …

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Integrity Commission asked for Warner update

Mr. Kenneth Gordon Chairman The Integrity Commission of Trinidad & Tobago 3rd & 4th Floors, UTC Financial Centre 82 Independence Square Port of Spain   Dear Mr. Gordon, We write to enquire on the status of requests we made of the Integrity Commission via letters dated April 2, 2012 and July 26, …

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Acting CoP promises to bring Warner to book… eventually

Trinidad and Tobago’s acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams said the Police Service has accepted DPP Roger Gaspard’s advice to investigate his line minister and ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner over a June 2011 bribery scandal involving disgraced former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Mohamed Bin Hammam. Williams warned that, although the …

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‘Police investigations’ now officially an oxymoron

The phrase “police investigations” has taken on an entirely new meaning after ACP Joanne Archie explained, at a press briefing yesterday, that the police will not investigate Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner until it gets evidence. Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs’s 21st century policing apparently scoffs at the …

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DPP denies closing Warner case

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard denied absolving Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner of blame in last year’s international bribery scandal and said he did not ask the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service to close its investigations into the Chaguanas West MP. Rather, Gaspard criticised the …

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Wired868 examines Warner’s supposed police acquittal

Trinidad and Tobago’s national security bodies marked a new low this week in terms of organisation, investigative work, communication and, arguably, credibility. Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was at the heart of the chaos. On Monday, the PSC issued a press release which claimed …

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Warner accused of collecting Bin Hammam bribe

Add fraud to the numerous allegations—many of them substantiated—made against Jack Warner, Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President, over the years. Accusations of corruption against Warner are nothing new. But the identity of Warner’s latest accuser might raise fresh questions about the Chaguanas West MP’s behavior during …

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FIFA withholds Warner pension

FIFA revealed yesterday that it is withholding the pension of its former Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister Jack Warner. Warner resigned from FIFA last June in the wake of bribery allegations that saw fellow Vice President Mohamed Bin Hammam banned for life. However, the former TTFF special …

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