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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...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Happy 2018 to all our readers. As we all settle down to look at what lies ahead, we cannot help but reflect on 2017.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

One would think that by now, the Ministry of Works and Transport and other stakeholder entities would have had a plan for dealing with the current situations playing out along the North Coast Road and parts of east and south Trinidad inundated by flood waters.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

St Helena residents who chased down a bandit after a robbery in their community should to be lauded in some way today. However, if the reports coming from the incident are accurate, there are some troubling things which arise.

Friday, December 29, 2017

When Chief Justice Ivor Archie returns to the country over the weekend, he may be facing an even bigger storm since his travels before Christmas. Whilst away, some senior legal professionals have gone out of their way to make their concerns about him loud and clear.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

With approximately seven weeks to go before Carnival 2018, there are already indicators that what will be a relatively short season is already showing potential for a fair share of controversy.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A favourite pastime in T&T is to blame shopkeepers for price gouging and exorbitant profits. Perhaps some do abuse the system but, in reality, as you seek post-Christmas sale bargains, spare a thought to retailers in Trinidad and Tobago.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The gift exchanging is now mostly over, bar for the odd friend or relatively yet to be visited. Some of the excesses will continue into Boxing Day but we will soon be back to a degree of normality and begin to look forward to the new year.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Even if for a few moments today there will be celebration, appreciation and love in homes across the country.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Petrotrin’s decision to terminate the contract of A&V drilling following the discrepancies in production cited by its audit committee, better be the right decision. If it isn’t we the taxpayers will end up footing a billion-dollar bill for damages. Wilfred Espinet knows this.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Modern democracies tend to be based on a simple but effective concept. The three powers—legislative, executive and judiciary—must function well and together but also independently.