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Attorney Sophia Chote refuses to see herself as a hero. But in the eyes of Jareem Richards, she will forever be the lady who gave up her business class seat on a British Airways flight from London to accommodate his tired body.

Richards and Mrs Chote shared the flight home from London, where the young man had just won two medals, bronze in the men...

Monday, October 23, 2017

Now that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has made his way into the field to survey the devastation caused by flooding, it’s time to focus on a week of clean-up operations.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon’s apology to the Trinidad and Tobago public, and in particular those under duress in the severe flood affected parts of the country, brought little solace to those who have been experiencing harrowing ordeals during the period.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Secondary School Football League (SSFL) executive members and, by extension, those responsible for the organisation of teams involved in this year’s competition cannot be sitting too comfortably today.

Friday, October 20, 2017

The occurrences of the past 48 hours have once again brought into focus the inadequacies of this country’s emergency and disaster relief services and the resulting consequences.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

It is not hard to see why there’s been a degree of scepticism following National Security Minister Edmund Dillon’s remarks in Parliament this week that crime detection rates in Trinidad and Tobago aren’t low.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

No matter what side of the Parliament chamber they occupy, all T&T’s legislators should be more committed than ever to the speedy implementation of procurement laws in this country.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

If asked to explain how alleged crimes are dealt with, the answer used to be simple: an allegation is made, the police investigate and, should they deem to have strong evidence to support the case, they bring charges against those accused of the crime.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Bit by bit, the caliphate proclaimed by the extremist group ISIS in parts of Syria and Iraq is falling apart. Its ‘capital’ Raqqa is close to falling in the hands of US-backed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

This newspaper is pleased to hear the Government has taken note of yesterday’s editorial on gambling and tax collection. However, it didn’t seem to understand some of the points we made; our fault if we didn’t make ourselves clearer.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

For a long time now both the Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, and the Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, have been talking about irregularities and low tax collection in the gaming and gambling industry.

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