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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, August 19, 2017

Just weeks before the presentation of the 2017-2018 fiscal package there was some good news for the Government, or more specifically, Finance Minister Colm Imbert, as BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) announced first gas from the Juniper development earlier this week to assist in alleviating the...

Friday, August 18, 2017

It has been shocking to see reports of alleged poaching of one of our national birds, the Scarlet Ibis. Before we encroached in their natural habitat, the sight of the many beautiful birds we host on our twin islands was a common thing.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Prime Minister’s appointment of a “sole investigator” into the circumstances surrounding the procurement of the Cabo Star, the Ocean Flower II and the charter party agreements for both vessels, is welcome and overdue.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

What happened in Charlottesville over the weekend—and the subsequent controversy over President Donald Trump’s choice of words—was simply ugly. It was ugly because one of the most horrible aspects of mankind is racism.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago’s men’s 4x400 metres relay team’s gold medal feat at yesterday’s World Athletics Championships in London could not have come at a better time for the country.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Whoever is responsible for the calamitous state of the sea bridge, the inconvenience to those who depend on it—on both islands—and the repeated public embarrassment of the Prime Minister, given the number of times he has had to apologise for the issue, is not just incompetent, but their actions...

Friday, August 11, 2017

After several more stake­holders broke their silence on the Port Authority of T&T’s (PATT) decision to cancel the contract of the Ocean Flower II, what was promised to have been a smooth transition on the sea bridge service now seems to have turned into an utter fiasco.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan’s decision to cancel the contract of the Ocean Flower II following its failure to arrive in Trinidad and Tobago within the agreed period, is of little solace to travellers hoping for overdue relief on the sea bridge.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

As the country’s labour movement tries to elbow its way to the front of the line to an almost empty Government ATM to demand unsustainable companies be kept afloat and job cuts be taken off the table, they are putting not just the state or the private sector in a difficult position, but the...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The drowning of four-year-old Natalia Samuel in Columbus Bay on Sunday is another tragic reminder of the number of people, young and old, who die on our beaches and rivers every year. Over the past weeks, we registered at least two deaths for every weekend in T&T.