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Jack misses PM’s hang-out

Works Minister and UNC chairman Jack Warner and COP leader Prakash Ramadhar were not invited to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s weekend meeting that was supposedly called to prepare for the PNM’s no confidence motion. Presumably, Warner’s new prop of a hangman’s noose was considered a killjoy. The ex-FIFA VP allegedly …

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Warner’s questionable lawsuit

Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner sent a pre-action protocol letter to me—the Wired868.com editor and publisher—on Friday 24 February 2012 through his attorney Om Lalla. The legal document, which claimed defamation and libel, was published on the website of State-owned television station, CTV, and …

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Warner promises pay-off… High Court alerted

Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA VP Jack Warner promised to pay $1 million in prize money for the Chaguanas Carnival Committee by March 3. What could go wrong? In related news, Wired868 was unreliably informed that the “Soca Warriors” and TTFF will pay mas in Chaguanas for Carnival 2013.

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PM, UNC refuse to probe Warner

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and United National Congress Deputy Chairman and Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan have refused to probe the behaviour of Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner despite complaints from: ravaged regional neighbour, Haiti, the High Court, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation …

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Jack, Kamla and Erasmus

Erasmus’ 400-years-old essay “The Praise of Folly” offers us quite an interesting vantage point from which to view the overall performance of the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration to date. But for the moment, I wish only to bring to public notice, a short passage from this work that I believe will …

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TTFF to sue Warner Today

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has decided to sue its former special advisor and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner over missing 2006 World Cup revenue and agreed to send a pre-action protocol letter to Warner today. Derek Ali, attorney for the TTFF, informed Justice Devindra Rampersad …

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Ex-FIFA VP threatens Wired868… And Twitter

Ex-FIFA Vice President and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner has allegedly threatened legal action against Wired868.com owner and investigative journalist, Lasana Liburd, and, by extension, social networking and microblogging service, Twitter, for “completely unacceptable defamation and libel”, according to Trinidad and Tobago television station, CTV. Warner claimed to …

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TTFF: Warner took Haiti aid money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) admitted culpability this morning for the Haiti financial aid scandal reported exclusively by the UK Sunday Times and confirmed by Wired868.com on 12 February 2012. However, Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was fingered as the only person …

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TTFF must tackle Jack or face contempt charge

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has three days to decide on a suitably tough legal suit against its former Special Advisor and “renegade agent” Jack Warner, the Minister of Works and a former FIFA Vice President, or face a charge for contempt of court. Justice Devindra Rampersad gave …

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Warner, TTFF mum on Haitian aid scandal

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) kept a still tongue today in the face of reports that FIFA has stopped funding the local sporting body due to its role in the misappropriation of aid funds meant for earthquake-ravaged, Haiti. On Sunday, the UK Times revealed that $4.76 million (US$750,000) …

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Warner blames TTFF for missing accounts

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner will allegedly test the patience and temperament of High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad by claiming ignorance of all Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) financial matters in the Germany 2006 World Cup bonus dispute between 13 past and present national players, the …

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Warner lies on himself

Works Minister Jack Warner filed an affidavit in October 2011 that claimed he had accounting statements related to the 2006 World Cup and was happy to produce them for the courts. Last week, he suggested that was a flaming lie. High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad should determine which Warner is …

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