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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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Express gives Rowley’s backdoor the treatment

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley did not know about his backdoor until very recently. Presumably, neither did the Trinidad Express. But reporter Renuka Singh latched on to Rowley’s rear with the sort of relish not seen in these parts since US-based R&B star Akon grabbed hold of an underage girl …

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Principal suspended for slapping standard three boy

A Rio Claro primary school teacher has been suspended and may face criminal charges after slapping a standard three student. The student, according to the Trinidad Guardian report, was allegedly struck with such force that the principal’s hand printed out on his face. Medical officials, we cannot confirm, said the …

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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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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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Warner unveils new crime plan; and it’s a gag

Scene: Ministry of National Security Minister Jack Warner: “It is apparent, of course, that Rowley and his mob are responsible for the high murder rate in this country. I propose that we formulate a plan that will curb their activities and allow the people of Laventille to live in peace” …

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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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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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