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¿Habla ingles, DPP? No lo entiende El AG

Is English the first language of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard? The DPP was unimpressed with Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs’ assertion that a police probe into bribery allegations surrounding Warner should be closed and retorted with: “you need to go further with the investigation” and “I have not …

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House that Jack built

This is the farmer sowing the corn / that kept the cock that crowed in the morn… Some people are born indispensable; other achieve indispensability and still others have indispensability thrust upon them. There is no way to know for certain, beyond any reasonable doubt even, which category Jack Austin …

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Police penpals dodge Jack issue

If there was ever the need for a press conference, one might think an issue that entails an international crime allegedly executed by an Acting Prime, suspiciously limp action from the Police Commissioner, the willful misrepresentation of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and a rogue press officer at the …

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Post-Warner CONCACAF still smouldering

When new president, Jeffrey Webb ended his acceptance speech on 23 May, 2012 at the five-star Boscolo Hotel in Budapest, Hungary, football officials from the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, otherwise known as CONCACAF, rose to their feet to give him a standing ovation. There was …

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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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