Lasana Liburd

Reporter and publisher, Wired868.com

Formerly a feature reporter for the Sunday Express newspaper, Trinidad and Tobago. A St Mary's College and Arima Senior Comprehensive alumni, Liburd entered the field of journalism into 1995 at the Trinidad Guardian newspaper after a stint as an English language English literature teacher in Elizabeth's College Tobago.

After working on the news and sports desk there, he moved to the more high-profiled Trinidad Express in 1997 where he as covered everything from sport to crime and politics. His achievements at the Guardian include being awarded Best Sport Story for 1996 for an overview of Trinidad and Tobago's failed world cup football qualifying campaign.

As a sports writer, Liburd has since spread his wings. He was the writer for the BWIA Caribbean Magazine and Internet sports news agency Soccer Age among other publications.

He is also the holder of a Commonwealth Press Un certificate having successfully completed a course in: Investigation reporting in the Caribbean Protecting the Vulnerability of small Island States.

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