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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...

Friday, August 24, 2018

Devant Maharaj has tried and failed to get the Integrity Commission to investigate the award of a management contract to the Sandals Group for the operation of a resort in Tobago.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The fallout from Tuesday’s 6.9 earthquake and yesterday’s aftershock again raises the question about our preparedness for a major disaster. The quake event, the worst to hit T&T in over a century, caused structural and infrastructural damage still to be assessed in dollars and cents.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has started the ball rolling by launching a direct line so the public can provide information on crime issues to him. This is a hands-on enough approach, making the CoP accessible at 482-4279, although only via messages, to all.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Minister of Social Development and Family Services Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn’s statement over the weekend that some 18,000 ineligible people had been removed from the food card programme is quite incredible.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Amid all the violence in our society and the robber talk comes the Prime Minister’s unreserved apology intended to put an end to the roaring debate over a skit at a PNM Family Day.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Kofi Annan worked tirelessly throughout his life to bring about peace in a world beset by wars and turmoil that costs many lives and destruction of human habitat.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Today we are pleased to welcome Commissioner Gary Griffith. It is a position that he has offered to take on with his portfolio of experience and training in the military and as a former minister of national security.

Friday, August 17, 2018

“Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.”

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The risk of contagion is very real following the attack on Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds and local government representative Akil Audain. The incident must be strongly condemned by all law-abiding citizens and particularly those in positions of leadership and influence.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Once again, it has become necessary to remind all those in leadership positions, as well as those aspiring to get there, about the value of respect. Not only should it be earned but it should also be given when due.

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