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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, September 3, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s national address delivered the background to the decision to shut down the Petrotrin refinery and also showed Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union membership in no uncertain terms why the operation could not be sustained.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Few people in T&T can be expected to make the kind of call that our President, Paula-Mae Weekes, made in her Toast to the Nation, marking our 56th Independence anniversary.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Many Caribbean governments, faced with the same scenario as Dr Keith Rowley’s administration, have failed to make the tough decision made this week.

If truth be told, many state-owned enterprises have become a burden and have long passed the rationale for their establishment.

Friday, August 31, 2018

As the nation celebrates its 56th anniversary of Independence today, some will say there is a lot to celebrate while others will challenge this.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The counter-action to the Government’s decision to support the Petrotrin board’s restructuring plan began in earnest yesterday with the T&T Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) announcing a planned nationwide protest action next Friday in support of their colleagues in the energy sector now...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The unease within the society in recent months over the situation at state-owned Petrotrin has been made no easier by announcements yesterday from both its board and Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union head Ancel Roget.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Today, some three days before Trinidad and Tobago marks its 56th year of independence, the country has arrived at the crossroads for yet another one of its major institutions in state-owned oil company Petrotrin.

Monday, August 27, 2018

The “fight up” among this country’s politicians, unions and the general populace suggests that we need an intervention. And if we agree, then the discussion must be about what form such interventions should take.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Venezuela’s crisis is our concern. As the world press reports more on the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela our government is busy forging even stronger links with our neighbour.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s admission that the Galleons Passage will be a slow ride between the islands is, belatedly, a concession that the issues plaguing the interisland service will not be resolved anytime soon.