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Daly bread: A more fearful future; soaring crime, falling oil prices and coronavirus

We washed and put away our sailor costumes last weekend. That induced a stronger nostalgia than usual for the carefree days of Carnival generally and, in particular, for Carnival Tuesday as All Stars sailors. The nostalgia was a brief antidote to the keen awareness that murders—albeit unrelated to Carnival—remained an …

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Daly Bread: Bogus sporting organisation; Thema, TTGF and missing Gov’t oversight

Tuesday last, 26 November, was the one-year anniversary of the High Court’s declaration that gymnast Thema Williams was a victim of ‘entrenched biases’ when the then officials of the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation ‘made a flawed and unjustified decision’ to withdraw her from the Olympic Test event in Rio …

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You should feel ashamed! Judge dismisses request that Thema pay costs; ex-TTGF president defiant

Former Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF) president David Marquez, first vice-president Akil Wattley, second vice-president Ricardo Lue Shue and his wife and assistant treasurer Donna Lue Shue will have to pay their own legal costs, after High Court Judge Frank Seepersad today dismissed their attempt to stick gymnast Thema …

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Dear Editor: Thema betrayal and Petrotrin collapse are furthering ‘corrosive effect of our trust deficit’

The Thema Williams judgment sits as one more example of corruption among those entrusted to dispassionately look after our best national interests. Brick by brick we dismantle the foundations of trust, essential to the proper functioning of our society. From 2009, when the first local polls tracked the public confidence …

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