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Trinidad & Tobago: Misplaced priorities

The Manicou decides that the priorities of the Trinidad and Tobago government are equally as misplaced as the people who “does be fighting other people for 10 days, but dem have the latest Jordans and all kinna brands your working ass can't afford to try on”, and also as the man who asks him to borrow $10 to finance what may be a beer habit.

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