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Mr Live Wire: You’re too politically wound-up when…

Last week, a 62-year-old woman decided to go to an all-inclusive party after work. That grandmother also turned out to be the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. Cue pandemonium on Faceboook. According to who you listened to, Kamla Persad-Bissessar should have been: at work trying to raise the price …

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The last will and testament: A satirical send-off

Scene: Pastor Live Wire addresses the congregation as he conducts a satirical and completely fictional funeral service at the Second Revival Church. Pastor LW: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and friends and family of the dearly departed Richie “Homes” Stewart who passed away so tragically last Thursday. We all remember …

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Live Wire: Opposition adopts swinging position on hanging

Scene: Office of the Opposition Leader PNM Senators Faris Al-Rawi and Fitzgerald Hinds walk in and stiffly shake hands with Opposition Leader Keith Rowley. Al-Rawi sits closest to the door, which is slightly ajar. Rowley walks behind the two seated Senators and slams the door shut. Keith Rowley: You two …

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Wired868 and I: Tell us your story

Fast, clever and entertaining. Wired868 opened its doors on 12 January 2012 and has pumped breaking sport stories, witty satirical news pieces and thought provoking columns and opinion pieces to your smart phone, computer and other internet devices ever since. Wired868 is proud to lead the way in coverage of the Trinidad …

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Yes, Prime Minister: Kamla puts foot down on Warner issue

Scene: Office of the Prime Minister. (National Security Minister Jack Warner walks in and closes the door behind him.) National Security Minister Jack Warner: Yes, Prime Minister? The AG told me you wanted to see me. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar: It is over, Jack. This FBI business is the last …

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Pound the alarm: Nicki Minaj is at it again

Trinidad-born rapper and the world’s oldest Barbie doll, Nicki Minaj, gave Trinidad and Tobago another public toast this week. Once again, it was with Gramoxone. Minaj, a judge for the popular United States television show “American Idol”, compared Trinidad and Tobago to Liberia and said she was lucky to get …

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