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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...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

In the last week, two of this country’s oldest publicly listed companies made announcements about their performance in the last year, which resulted from significant corporate restructuring and which may be the spark that the non-energy sector needs to kickstart the economy.

Friday, April 1, 2011

The sub-continental dominance of One Day International cricket reached a high point in this year’s ICC World Cup, being hosted, most appropriately among three of the cricket-playing countries in the region—Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India—with Pakistan being left out as it is...

Friday, April 1, 2011

As has become the norm since the public holiday was declared in 1996 to recognise the legitimacy of the Spiritual Shouter Baptist faith, the members of this historic group of worshippers throughout the country, came out in their large and colourful numbers yesterday to mark this liberating...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Rather than coming to grips with some of the burning current issues which plague T&T, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar seems to be spending far too much of her time in the role of fire marshall, putting out the political fires caused by some of party colleagues.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

In 2006, the board of directors and management of BWIA implemented a decision to stop flying to London and to sell the landing slots the airline held there.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Government in general, and Minister of Finance Winston Dookeran in particular, should be commended for starting the process of transferring monies to the policyholders of Clico, who invested up to $75,000 each in the insolvent insurance company.

Friday, March 25, 2011

In all of the appointments of investigative committees and back-and-forth contentions between and among the Medical Professionals Association (MPATT), the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) and the Ministry of Health, no one should forget that all of them have a...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Is the Western world acting selectively and with deep bias in laying siege to Libya but staying disturbingly quiet about the brutality that has been unleashed on the innocent civilians of the Ivory Coast, that is, those opposed to defeated President Laurent Gbagbo?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The nation owes Public Utilities Minister Emmanuel George something of a debt of gratitude for his decision to raise the issue of the neglect of the facilities at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant in the context of his response to an Opposition question in the Senate on whether...

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

In  the  latter  days  of  the  last  administration  of the People’s National Movement (PNM),  a  great  deal  of  public  concern  was  expressed about the expenditure of public funds on high-profile state projects such as the Alutrint smelter in La Brea and the light rail...