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Guardian angel lifts skirt again; ad calls Kublalsingh a reptile

The Trinidad Guardian newspaper had observers covering their eyes again when the self-declared “Guardian of Democracy” published a photograph, presumably of activist Wayne Kublalsingh, with the headline: “Trinidad and Tobago discovers a human reptile.” Under the photograph ran the caption: “The Kub-lal. An unusual human reptile discovered here on the …

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Hwy Re-Route: PM puts greed over T&T environment

The Highway Re-Route Movement claims that Trinidad and Tobago faces an environmental tipping point in the fight to save endangered wetlands: Even as Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was boasting to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday that her Government emphasizes human development and not “concrete, steel and …

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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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Revealed: The great Kublalsingh con

A faint and emaciated Wayne Kublalsingh had his hunger strike violently interrupted yesterday afternoon as human rights activist Ishmael Samad grabbed his forearm and tried to drag him upright to make a citizen’s arrest. “I think he was the person who, when nine of our citizens were hanged he was passionately …

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UNC Ministers prove irony is in good health

UNC Ministers Surujrattan Rambachan and Devant Maharaj have broken their silence over the supposedly callous removal of citizens from their territory on the grounds of progress. Not over one hundred Debe villagers, mind you, but 14 St James market vendors who are to be moved into a food court by …

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Kublalsingh must thwart Warner’s death wish

Jack Warner once created a death trap for football fans at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in 1989 by selling 20,000 tickets more than the venue could accommodate. Sixteen years later, he hijacked Trinidad and Tobago’s 2006 World Cup ticket allocation and resold them to local fans through his family company …

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Letter for Dr Kublalsingh: Give us highway cost benefit analysis

21 November 2012 Mr. Emmanuel George, Minister of Works & Infrastructure, Port of Spain   Dear Sir, I write to you in response to the Prime Minister’s call for friends and supporters of Dr Kublalsingh to help in the resolution of the impasse relating to the concerns of the Re-route …

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Kublalsingh’s hunger strike gets lean returns

Dr Wayne Kublalsingh continues to gamble his health on the compassion, transparency and sense of justice of the People’s Partnership government and its leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Arguably, it is akin to leaving your Oreos with the Cookie Monster and expecting to come home to chocolate chips. Housing Minister Roodal Moonilal, …

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Warner makes flying start; Kublalsingh grounded

National Security Minister Jack Warner was true to his word in making an early and emphatic start to his new portfolio. On the weekend, Warner flippantly declared his desire to reintroduce his interpretation of the “Flying Squad”—a group that is as synonymous with murder and drug dealing as it is …

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Environmentalist doesn’t appeal to PM

UWI lecturer and environmentalist Wayne Kublalsingh took a large gathering of concerned citizens to the PM’s private residence to “appeal to her sensibility, to her intelligence, her scientific sense and her logic” in relation to the route of the $7.5 billion Point Fortin Highway. Kublalsingh and his entourage left without …

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