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When The Political Tongue Slips

Earl Best recalls some occasions when the public language was not, ahm, parliamentary… Three years ago, Benjai’s monster hit “Trini” mash up the whole place. “And they like to hear Trini talk, talk, talk, talk, talk…,” he told us. There wasn’t one dissenting voice. That “they” includes me because, in …

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Off-colour National Security Minister deserves the pink slip

Day Nine: The nation of “red, white and black” is still blue about the inability of the men in khaki to catch Dana Seetahal’s dark-hearted killers. So why exactly has the National Alert State moved from “Yellow” to “Green?” According to the National Security Ministry: the National Operations Centre, which …

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Stop playing with those soldiers, Griffith!

It has been four weeks since the Defence Force football team along with all other sport and cultural teams within the local regiment have suspended all “involvement in national, regional and community type/level sporting activities.” No one has ever explained how the likes of Curtis “Boyo” Gonzales, Kevon Carter and …

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PM’s call to arms leaves Police, D/Force sweating over Pro League fates

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s response to Trinidad and Tobago’s crime problem might again spell chaos for the local Pro League competition as the Defence Force and Police football clubs admitted that they were waiting anxiously for news on their immediate futures. Defence Force is the defending Pro League champion club …

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