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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...

Friday, December 31, 2010

Acting as if Tobago’s tourism does not have enough problems of its own, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the central government, inclusive of the previous government, have acted in such a manner as to drive British couple Peter and Murium Green into telling the world about...

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The immigration laws of the US which allow the federal government to deport people convicted of criminal offences “are often excessively harsh and in need of modernisation.” These were the words, not of a Caribbean leader whose national has been summarily and illogically deported...

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Trinidad and Tobago’s new Commissioner of Police, Canadian Dwayne Gibbs, has been on the job for over three months now and clearly, in the normal course of things, an assessment of his performance would be in order.

Monday, December 27, 2010

There have been aspects of the plans of newly appointed Mayor of Port-of-Spain, Louis Lee Sing that have raised concerns, but his efforts on the issue of street vendors have been firm, measured and sensible.

Monday, December 27, 2010

The contretemps over the Government’s decision to give thousands of hampers to underprivileged citizens cuts to the heart of concerns about both the politics involved in the ruling party’s approach to key social issues and the real need to acknowledge that there are shocking numbers of people...

Saturday, December 25, 2010

For 15 consecutive years between 1994 and 2008, Trinidad and Tobago registered positive rates of growth with moderate levels of inflation.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

On the day before Christmas, the best we can wish for is a holiday period that is characterised by the watchwords of the season: Peace and Goodwill to all Men.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

It is not likely that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar getting “upset” over the continuing mayhem and murder will make an iota of difference to the spate of murders over the last few days and what is to come in the weeks and months ahead.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

It should come as no surprise that iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who on Sunday became the only cricketer in history to score 50 Test centuries, emerged runaway winner over Don Bradman in a poll commissioned by an Australian newspaper on who is the best batsman of all time.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

When it comes to the economy of Trinidad and Tobago, it is clear from the Central Bank’s November 2010 Financial Stability Report, which was released yesterday, that there is a great deal about which the ordinary man-in-the-street should be concerned.

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