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Friday, 30 June 2006

National Anthem - Trinidad & Tobago

T&T was a competitor in the World Cup and, for whatever reason, has attracted a lot of support from Scots, including First Minister Jack McConnell. Fair enough, the man has a right to support whichever team he wishes, but I think that in his official position he should have been a little more cirumspect - he could easily have made his comments in a way less well designed to 'get up the backs' of English supporters. This is realpolitik, Jack! England, like it or not, is the only other nation with which we share a land border and we are both constituent parts of the United Kingdom and you are the First Minister of Scotland. Anyway, this is Trinidad & Tobago's national anthem:

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