Tag Archives: Fitzgerald Hinds

The “Cardines Clause”; Rio gets passport to represent T&T U17s in potentially ground-breaking case

Rio Cardines has got his Trinidad and Tobago passport and will join the National Under-17 Team in Guatemala tomorrow, just hours before their opening Concacaf Under-17 Championship match against Canada. Almost certainly, Cardines will not be named in coach Shawn Cooper’s starting team and is unlikely to feature at all. …

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Where is Fitzgerald Hinds? Star T&T U-17 footballer misses flight due to “unavailable” Minister

After two weeks in Trinidad waiting for the green light to join his soon-to-be international teammates, 17-year-old England-born footballer Rio Cardines thought he finally got the breakthrough to represent the country of his grandfather, Patrick Cardines. All he needed was a signature from Minister of National Security Fitzgerald Hinds that …

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Daly Bread: Soothing the wounds of violence and abuse

The nasty debate about which of the two different governments was responsible for the prolonged abuse of children in state-funded homes continues.   It is made worse by a discernible element of glee with which the politicians and other combatants attack each other concerning the revelations of abuse, incompetence and …

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