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How to con a con: Warner gets Jack-ed in Chaguanas mayor race

“Thy’s a Judas,” stated one onlooker, as councillors met at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation yesterday to select a new mayor. The female commenter did not quite pull off the King James version-speak; but one got the picture. An evil deed of biblical proportions had just been executed. “We want the …

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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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Nicholas scores own goal with Warner attack

Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Gavin Nicholas, gave an unwelcomed reminder yesterday as to why ambassadors are better seen than heard. And only when those are the only two possible options. Nicholas, the former People’s Partnership press secretary, told the Trinidad Express that Chaguanas West MP …

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The Jack Warner story: Made in Trinidad and Tobago

Chuck Blazer, former CONCACAF general secretary and chief financial officer, in Jack Warner’s authorised biography “From Zero To Hero”, which was written by Trinidad Guardian sport editor Valentino Singh. “Jack (Warner) is a measure of reality for those who like bullshit.” National Security Minister Jack Warner initially offered a trademark …

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PURE bliss for Jack

The UNC, according to re-elected chairman Jack Warner, is revitalised, re-energised and getting stronger every day; or maybe Warner was just talking about himself. The “Can Do” Minister—his full name is “Can Do Anything But Provide Transparent Accounts”—is back in the saddle and set to regain the lucrative PURE program …

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Volney steps forward with reverse psychology

Justice Minister Herbert Volney thinks he is just the deputy political leader that the UNC needs since he is not from south Trinidad, Indian, Hindu, a cabal member or a politician. He probably isn’t much of a salesman either. Volney said he will run a smart campaign. Wired868 hopes it …

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PM, UNC refuse to probe Warner

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and United National Congress Deputy Chairman and Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan have refused to probe the behaviour of Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner despite complaints from: ravaged regional neighbour, Haiti, the High Court, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation …

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