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Give sport a chance PM; bench Anil

In less than two weeks, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will have her third political reshuffle in three years, inclusive of the seismic sacking of former National Security Minister Jack Warner. The ruling People’s Partnership coalition has been embarrassed by lopsided recent defeats in Tobago and Chaguanas West, …

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Behind the iron throne: The Cabal descends into chaos

The Lady Prime Minister summons her closest advisors, called the “Cabal”, to discuss control of the iron throne and a threat in Middle Trinidad from Lord Jack, who has risen from sure death like a phoenix; nay, a cockroach. Lord Anand, the Master of Coin, tries to assist her with a mathematical conundrum.    …

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Sticks and stones please: why Carmona’s address failed

Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona gave a typically insightful and rousing address to Parliament last Friday, which the equally articulate and astute Clarence Rambharat described as “a well-deserved whipping” in his Trinidad Express column. Here are some highlights from Carmona’s speech: “The elected government of the day is not …

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New Jack City goes green; watch your constituencies, Kamla

Sixty-nine percent of Chaguanas West yesterday decided that disgraced football administrator, foremost anti-transparency advocate and truth-challenged politician Jack Warner was more trustworthy than Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her cardboard cut-out candidate Khadijah Ameen. The Chaguanas West by-election ended a surreal three month period for the constituency …

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A load of bull: Moonilal beats Warner to the low ground

Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal demonstrated his earthiness and grasp of the issues relevant to Chaguanas West voters yesterday by suggesting that former MP Jack Warner wants constituents to give up their Range Rovers and return to “bull-carts.” “I driving the same vehicle for two years, a Rover SUV and …

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Everybody loves Raymond: Jack hops on Guardian bandwagon

Chaguanas West candidate Jack Warner has criticised the Government for its alleged interference into the editorial policy at the Trinidad Guardian newspaper in the wake of a walkout from editor-in-chief Judy Raymond, public affairs editor Dr Sheila Rampersad and investigative reporters Denyse Renne and Anika Gumbs-Sandiford. Warner is no stranger …

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Battle of Chaguanas: Who can take Jack-City?

The PNM has put its colt in the Chaguanas West by-election race in the form of 24-year-old farmer Avanish Singh. Former MP Jack Warner was kind enough to write Singh’s campaign slogan for him. In response to the furore about spending $6.5 million in taxpayers’ money to tow a firetruck, …

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No fire-trucking way: Jack X looks for a way out latest scandal

Scene: International Rescue Committee headquarters in New York. Phone rings. IRC Chairman George Rupp answers George Rupp: “Hello. George Rupp speaking…” Ex-Minister of National Security, ex-Minister of Work and Infrastructure, ex-UNC Chairman, ex-Chaguanas West MP, ex-FIFA Vice-President, ex-CONCACAF President, ex-Caribbean Football Union President, ex-Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation Special Advisor, …

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