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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 26, 2011

The intensification of the army/police patrols in areas of high-crime intensity is said to have been designed to have a deterrent effect on criminals, the belief being that criminals are less likely to attack in the face of the display of potential force and fire-power.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Already, the price of a barrel of oil has jumped to over US$106 (Wednesday) because of the stand-off in Libya and the general turmoil in the Middle East.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Not for the first time, and we dare say not for the last time either, the national community is animated and in agony over what seems at this stage to be another brutal murder of a defenceless, innocent child: Daniel Guerra, age eight, having gone missing late last week, his body...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

At least for the next decade, there is no doubt that the energy sector will remain this country’s most important contributor to economic growth, foreign exchange earnings and the primary source of government revenues.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

It’s hard to fault the Minister of the Arts and Multiculturalism for his enthusiasm to effect real change in Carnival 2011. The Minister, after all, has had extensive first-hand experience with the best and worst that Carnival has to offer and has contributed as a creator for decades.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s announcement of the decision to appoint Colonel Albert Adolphus Griffith as Director of the Strategic Services Agency puts an end to one of the many questions being asked of the government’s national security strategy. Colonel Griffith is, on paper, the...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

As more and more public sector workers agitate for increased compensation packages to address the ever-increasing cost of living, one of the issues that Minister of Finance Winston Dookeran must address sooner rather than later is the extent of the country’s fiscal flexibility.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

As could be expected, there will be quite an amount of emotional advocacy for executing convicted killers as debate to amend the legislation on the death penalty starts today in the House of Representatives.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Carnival facilities at the Queen’s Park Savannah have not yet been tested but seem to fit the need for the pre-Carnival shows and provide the grand stage for the masquerade bands to dance their way across.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

As far as the public and the Government are concerned, the apparent sickout by hundreds of officers of the Police Service could not have come at a worse time. Up to Friday last, this newspaper had reported that 56 people had been murdered in Trinidad and Tobago in 42 days.

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