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Sport Minister passes the buck; and taxpayers pay for it!

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar finally gave citizens what they were waiting for in her Parliamentary address yesterday. There will be a twenty percent discount on rice, flour and oil until August 1—a period which includes Eid, Emancipation Day and the Coup anniversary. Eat a food, Yasin Abu Bakr. Don’t say …

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Anil left red-faced over Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel

It turns out that it might be a good idea after all to attach the brand “Trinidad and Tobago” to a competition which attracted, according to the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL), over 250,000 spectators and a global television audience of 36 million last year. So, the Trinidad and Tobago …

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Zero tolerance! Anil breaks silence on dope video

Sport Minister Anil Roberts has reminded Wired868 of his Government’s “zero tolerance” approach to drugs in the wake of a controversial video, aired by TV6, which appeared to show a bald headed, loud-mouth Minister smoking marijuana and discussing rolling techniques in a motel room with some amiable females; none of …

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NAAA: Sport Minister exposed T&T to international sanctions

The National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAA) has retorted to criticisms from Sport Minister Anil Roberts by accusing the minister of lacking patience and respect for World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) legal procedures. The NAAA further claimed that Roberts’ probes and public pronouncements on the Semoy Hackett …

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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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