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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...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

On Tuesday, William Munroe launched the 2011 edition of the bmobile Soca Monarch and Play Whe Groovy Soca Monarch competition with a first prize of $2 million at stake for the Soca Monarch winner.

Monday, February 7, 2011

On Friday, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar finally bowed to public pressure to apologise for the institutional errors in procedure that led to the appointment of an unqualified candidate to a key national security post.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

At Thursday’s post-Cabinet news conference, Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner announced that the Cabinet had approved the expenditure of $750 million “to repair roads, fix landslips and landslides and for building retaining walls.” The minister went out of his way to make two points: one...

Friday, February 4, 2011

The Caribbean Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) World Service comes to an end in less than two months, having been on the air since 1939 in one incarnation or the other.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Very positively, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar initiated a programme on Monday night ostensibly designed to assist with the re-entry of prisoners into society when they leave the prisons.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Sunday’s revelation that there were 22 citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who were desperate to get out of Egypt has brought the deteriorating conditions in Egypt into much sharper focus.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

In Parliament last month, Minister of Finance Winston Dookeran made the point that the Government had had to find $3.2 billion in 2010 in order to fund the gasoline subsidy.

Monday, January 31, 2011

On Wednesday, Caribbean Airlines formally signed off on the purchase of nine turboprop aircraft from Avions de Transport Regional (ATR) of France, ending long weeks of confusion and uncertainty about the contractual arrangement.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

 The University of T&T and Technocrats will contest the T&T Volleyball Federation Carib-sponsored Women’s A Division Championship match on Sunday after contrasting semifinal wins at the Jean Pierre Complex, Mucurapo yesterday. Two-time defending champion, UTT booked its place in the...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

By now, it should be growing clearer to the People’s Partnership Government that the mistakes it made in appointing Reshmi Ramnarine to a leadership role in the SIA/SSA intelligence agency will not be going away anytime soon. What the Government seems to be missing in the continuing tumult over...