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Jack’s curry tabanca

Loving, as anyone who had a Twix bar knows, does not always mean sharing. And National Security Minister Jack Warner’s obsession with Trinidad and Tobago’s Indian population reached a new high—or low, according to your point of view—when the Chaguanas West MP refused to attend Sunday’s Divali Nagar opening in …

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Rowley reloaded and the PR myth

Hands up for all readers who know what village their boss was raised in? Anyone knows how and where whoever writes your cheque met their significant other? Are there any raised hands yet? Here are some more questions. Does it matter what your boss is wearing when he or she gives …

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No news is bad news for Opposition

Scene: Studios of C News Desha Rambhajan: “Good evening, Trinidad & Tobago, and welcome to C News at 7. In today’s headlines, there are no real headlines. There was a landslide in Diego Martin but nobody was hurt and nobody was killed in a two-vehicle accident near Grand Bazaar. And …

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Suspicious Rowley gets spicy

Scene: Manager’s office, a  KFC West PoS branch. Phone rings. Manager: “Good morning, KFC, the manager speaking.” Dr Rowley: “Good morning, Dr Keith Rowley here. I’m calling about the complaint I made last week.” Manager:  “Hello again, Dr Rowley. What seems to be the problem this time?” Dr Rowley:  “This …

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AG’s costly counsel

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley has called on AG Anand Ramlogan to show returns for $200 million spent in two years on private counsel and referred to him as “the caballero of the cabal.” The AG retorted that Rowley already had three defamation cases coming and there are more cases in …

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PNM democracy inaction

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley and PoS Mayor Louis Lee Sing yesterday sorted out their differences following a leaked letter from Lee Sing that criticised a perceived lack of democracy within the PNM. PoS councillors had threatened to remove Lee Sing for his own authoritative leadership style, earlier this week, but …

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The Sheriff and The Rottweiler

PoS Mayor Louis Lee Sing faces a move to oust him from his post after his complaint about the Opposition Leader’s perceived “undemocratic approach” to governance was leaked to the government. Wired868 is unsure which is more ironic; the PNM proving Lee Sing right by lynching him or the Mayor …

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OWTU files No Confidence in politicians

OWTU president-general Ancel Roget threatened withdrawal from the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) unless the MSJ left the “damn stupidness called the People’s Partnership.” The PNM’s effort to capitalise on the rift was breezily dismissed by Roget who told Dr Keith Rowley to save his help for himself. It arguably …

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No Confidence Motion: Moonilal locates PNM skeleton

Housing Minister Roodal Moonilal claimed that ex-Prime Minister Patrick Manning called the 2010 snap general elections after learning that six PNM MPs—supposedly led by the Opposition Leader—planned to vote against him on the then Opposition’s no confidence motion. Manning supposedly got wind of a clandestine meeting in Barbados between disgruntled …

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No Confidence Motion: Reshmi rebranded, reloaded And rehired

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley alleged in Parliament that former SSA head Reshmi Ramnarine signed a deed poll to effect a name change and is believed to be working for the government under the name, Sasha Ritma. Wired868 understands that the alias “Janice Thomas” was taken.

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Politicians still kicksin

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar went for comic effect yesterday when she rechristened the Opposition Leader as “Row-lie” while the AG went for a bald joke at Keith Rowley’s expense. Local storyteller Paul Keens Douglas would say the World Comedy Festival should not be worried about competition as everyone knows politicians …

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Rowley bares his teeth

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley yesterday told party supporters that the COP was a bunch of hypocrites, criticised “intellectuals” and university teachers for failing the public and slammed the media for printing foolishness. Wired868 understands that Rowley aims to appeal to citizens who miss being barked at by their leaders.

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