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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, November 19, 2011

With the ruling People’s Partnership just shy of a third of the way through its 60-month term of office, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar may consider organising a retreat for her ministers, senior public servants and directors of state boards to ensure that the rules of...

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The ugly violence engaged in by alleged gang members at the car park of the Hilton Trinidad moments after Tuesday’s launch of the Government’s $300 million short-term jobs programme must surely make honest, hardworking taxpayers flinch from supporting those who seem incapable of...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Unfortunately, we in Trinidad and Tobago are leading the Caribbean in the prevalence rate of diabetes, one of the most destructive of the non-communicable diseases. The World Health Organisation estimates that there are 350 million diabetics and if there is no intervention by...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

As the commission of enquiry into the collapse of the CL Financial empire in January 2009 continues, the public of Trinidad and Tobago is anxiously awaiting clarity on two of the issues outlined in the terms of reference that the sole commissioner, English Queen’s Counsel Sir...

Monday, November 14, 2011

In the last week, two major players in the Eurozone financial sector have changed their political leadership, both driven by massive national debt and an ensuing lack of confidence in the politicians who presided over the collapse of their economies.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

On Friday, Police Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Ramesh Deosaran announced the appointment of a team tasked with reforming the commission.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Government announced this week that it proposes to raise up to $1.5 billion by way of a 20-year bond with a coupon rate of six per cent.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

A good effort to have fought India, ranked third amongst the Test-playing nations, for the better part of four days, but once again the West Indies batsmen demonstrated an endemic weakness of not being able to mentally apply themselves.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Understandably, the business community, workers whose job functions require them to be moving around during the late evening and early morning periods must feel relieved by the ending of the curfew. And logically it had to end now as increasingly the returns from the enforced...

Thursday, November 10, 2011

One of the issues that the 50 plus Commonwealth heads of government at their meeting in Perth last month agreed to was “to promote more effective natural resource management through greater transparency and better governance, and taking account of the values of natural capital in...