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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...

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The current action being pursued by Chief Justice Ivor Archie against the members of the Law Association of T&T is but a microcosm of just how far some of the major institutions in this country have deteriorated over the past few years.

Friday, February 23, 2018

The ease with which an armed bandit entered a school, held up a student teacher and stole her Nissan Frontier pick-up on Wednesday warrants a much more urgent response from the relevant stakeholders than the usual sympathy and promises.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

It is slightly ironic that the public body responsible for hiring public servants is itself begging to hire staff in order to do its job.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The communities of east Port-of-Spain and Laventille which were caught up in Monday’s tumult are represented at the parliamentary and local government levels by members of the ruling People’s National Movement.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

One of the oddest and perhaps most striking images of the disturbances in East Port-of-Spain was one of a garbage truck—supposedly working for the city’s corporation—stopping and dumping its contents on the road before moving off.

Monday, February 19, 2018

The explanation given by the Police for the absent 800 officers during Carnival last week still doesn’t make sense.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The announcement by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley that ISIS has a cell operating in Trinidad and Tobago is worrying but perhaps not surprising.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The T&T Police Service and Ministry of National Security may be facing an egg in the face scenario today, as the so-called threat to Carnival 2018 case falls apart with the continuing release of suspects held in connection with it.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Whatever marginal improvements there have been in school attendance on Ash Wednesday in recent years, attendance this year was still way too low to make any sense.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Devil’s Woodyard mud volcano’s eruption over the carnival period is a good reminder of the many natural phenomena that can affect our nation: torrential rain, hurricanes, eruptions and earthquakes are just a few of them.