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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 lied about Centre of Excellence

Ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner told yesterday’s Sunday Guardian that he does not own the Dr João Havelange Centre of Excellence in Macoya. Prior to that on Friday, the current Minister of Works and Infrastructure also told CNC3 that the multi-sport complex was a gift from former FIFA President, Havelange, …

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Derrick is new CFU president

The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) has broken ranks with its traditional leaders as Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) general secretary Gordon Derrick and a new-look cast was elected into governance at its ordinary congress today at the Boscolo Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. Derrick, who heads an event and marketing …

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CFU Executive changes crew

The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) has broken ranks with its traditional leaders as Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) general secretary Gordon Derrick and a new-look cast was elected into governance at its ordinary congress today at the Boscolo Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. Derrick, who heads an event and marketing …

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Warner’s Taylor faces CFU ballot today

Acting Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner’s thoughts are likely to return to the football field today as his long-time colleague and former employee, Harold Taylor, lines up among four candidates to seek election to the post of Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president in Budapest, …

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Hungary day ahead for Jack

Works Minister Jack Warner will be focused on today’s CFU elections in Budapest, Hungary and with good reason. Warner went to great lengths to ensure that Harold Taylor is allowed to run for CFU president although he moved his former colleague from a lesser post, seven years ago, on the …

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Jack invites citizens to his level; auditors not welcome

Acting Prime Minister Jack Warner dismissed criticism of his appointment by the T&T Transparency Institute and Fixin’ T&T and declared that he was only interested in persons who voted for him. Wired868 wonders if, following that line of logic, citizens can also ignore politicians they did not personally vote into …

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Transparency Institute knocks Warner appointment

Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute (TTTI) notes with disappointment the selection of Minister of Works Jack Warner to act as Prime Minister, while serious allegations about his behaviour during his tenure as an international football administrator remain unresolved. In particular, TTTI is concerned about the message that this appointment sends …

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Fixin’ T&T condemns Warner appointment

In the context of the several international and local allegations of corruption, FIXIN’ T&T categorically condemns the appointment of the Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner to the position of Acting Prime Minister. This latest development again brings into question the judgment of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. The Prime …

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The acting PM and the prisoner

Two men who were involved in the alleged undeclared transportation of foreign currency to Trinidad and Tobago last year were in the news yesterday. Joseph Baptiste, a 57-year-old fisherman, was denied bail at the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Court for supposedly failing to declare US$660,000 to Customs officials. Jack Warner, …

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