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Sex and power, religion and politics, an old quenk and a young temptress, a misled school girl and an irresponsible teacher, faith-based healing versus medical diagnosis, violence and counter-violence, a mall built too close to the highway, another MP gone wild and, of course, a poor Brahmin boboolee. Mr Live …

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MC Lara caught at slips after “unimportant” stroke

It turns out that arguably the greatest batsman of all time is a below average MC. Brian Lara, former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies cricket legend, took the microphone at the “Yorke Beach Party” during the Carnival season, hopped around the stage like Courtney Walsh with a bat and …

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A drop of T&T makes the Pisco Sour go down

The final touch to any Pisco Sour, Peru’s famous signature cocktail, is an artfully administered drop of Angostura Bitters. But of course, no Peruvian has a clue that this indispensable ingredient come from Trinidad and Tobago. On 25 and 26 April 2013, San Isidro, the poshest district in Lima, held …

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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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Gov’t ready to storm Ariapita Avenue

So you think Ariapita Avenue looks busy now? Locals and tourists may be swarming the snazzy Woodbrook street in the thousands if Tourism Minister Rupert Griffith comes good on his plan to refurbish the area with everything from trees and signage to food courts. A revamped Ariapita Avenue is part …

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All the Queen’s men

Edwin Glasgow QC is the latest in a line of Queen’s Counsels who have found employment on local shores; he will lead investigations into the cause of the collapse of the HCU. At this rate, Wired868 expects government enquiries to soon overtake Carnival as the top draw for wealthy European …

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