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Happy Independence: Live Wire awards the saints and sinners among us

Happy Independence Day! Wired868 wishes to extend warm greetings to Trinidad and Tobago on this blessed anniversary. Fifty-two years already?! If it is any consolation, you have the awkward drainage system of a toddler, the attention span of a seven-year-old and the political sophistication of a 12-year-old. Congratulations to the national …

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What the Prakash?! COP suspends Anil

Maverick COP MP Anil Roberts was last night suspended from his political party by leader Prakash Ramadhar, which was akin to banning a teenager from doing homework. Roberts loves Ramadhar’s company about as much as he enjoys a sober Friday night and routinely ignored requests to attend COP meetings. Ramadhar’s …

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Election overview: Everybody wins and loses; especially COP

There were victory speeches and angry finger pointing up and down Trinidad last night as five political parties assessed the figures from yesterday’s Local General Elections and decided that either their team had won or the voters were the real losers. PNM political leader Keith Rowley had most to be …

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Now you ent see me: PM defrauds Debates Commission

The Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission and members of the public still capable of feigning surprise at local politics were in fits today after confirmation that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will not take part in tomorrow’s Leaders’ Debate. Mr Live Wire himself almost exploded at breakfast. “Honey, can you believe …

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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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