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Warner and Williams have a flying conversation

Scene: Office of Minister of National Security Date: Sometime in July 2012 Phone rings. National Security Minister Jack Warner: “Good afternoon, you’re through to Miami Vice. Hahahaha.” Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams: “Minister Warner? Minister Warner, I must talk to you immediately.” Warner: “Yes Stephen, what’s all the excitement about?” …

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Flying Squad The Movie: A critical review

Narratives based loosely on factual events were the rave at the recent United States Academy Awards with Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln all enjoyed some success. Far away in Trinidad and Tobago, National Security Operations Centre (NSOC) director Garvin Heerah allegedly submitted a late entry. The plot, as published …

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The myth of Warner’s amazing crime plan

This Friday on the Trinidad Guardian’s front page, PSC Chairman Professor Ramesh Deosaran was quoted as saying the crime plans have failed. I didn’t even know we had a crime plan presented to us, far less multiple ones. What I do know is that since being appointed Minister of National Security, …

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Warner avoids Haiti and logic… but what about non-flying squad?

National Security Minister Jack Warner said he was too busy to discuss the Caribbean’s crime problem in a meeting of regional representatives in Haiti, earlier this week. Well, that’s one way to avoid an awkward trip. Warner is unlikely to be popular in Port-au-Prince since the controversy regarding FIFA and …

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Controversial autopsies and an impending GESTAPO

Scene: Office of the Minister of National Security Phone rings. Jack Warner: “Good morning, President of Trinidad and Tobago speaking.” Fuad Khan: “Erm, sorry, I meant to call Minister Warner.” Warner: “Oh, yes, sorry. Warner speaking.” Khan: “Jack, it’s Fuad. Did you say you were the President?” Warner: “No, no. …

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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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East PoS gets six for a nine

East Port of Spain residents were hopping mad yesterday and took to the streets to protest about getting a six for a nine from National Security Minister Jack Warner. Literally. Last week, Warner said that his “People and Projects for Progress” would create jobs, end poverty and reduce crime in …

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Warner unveils new crime plan; and it’s a gag

Scene: Ministry of National Security Minister Jack Warner: “It is apparent, of course, that Rowley and his mob are responsible for the high murder rate in this country. I propose that we formulate a plan that will curb their activities and allow the people of Laventille to live in peace” …

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Lies, damn lies and statistics

Scene: An unknown place of great beauty Jack Warner (looking around, bewildered): “Who are you?” Deity: “I am known by many names, but you would know me as God.” Jack: “God? But you don’t look anything like Morgan Freeman!” God: “Sigh. Ever since “Bruce Almighty” everyone seems disappointed when they …

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Action man wows Beverly Hills

Laventille was left in awe of the “Action Man” this weekend as, within hours of promising a National Security branch in Beverly Hills, excavators were already clearing the land. “I must say that it is very good and he showing that for a minister, he care about the people and …

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