White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday offered a fresh apology for minimizing the atrocities of Adolf Hitler in his comments on Syria, amid a wave of indignation at home and abroad.
"I made a mistake, there is no other way to say it," Spicer told a forum at the Newseum in Washington, adding that the damage was especially unfortunate because "it's a very holy week for the Christian people and the Jewish people."
Spicer said his gaffe was "painful to myself" and was "disappointing because I think I've let the president down."
Finance Minister Colm Imbert has issued an apology for comments he made last week in reference to a possible increase in fuel prices, that raised the ire of many citizens.
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Speaking at an IMF conference last Wednesday, the Minister said: “I increased the price of fuel by 15 percent and then realised that was not enough. I came back again in April and raised it by another 15 percent and I came back again just a few weeks ago and raised it by another 15 percent. They haven't rioted yet,"
Port-of-Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee has issued an apology to all women and the entire country, following statements that seemed to link the death of a Japanese masquerader to a culture of lewdness but insists that his comments were taken out of context.
The apology came in the form of a statement from the Mayor's office: