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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...

Monday, December 11, 2017

By the time this editorial is published, more blood may have spilled and the murder count for 2017 might have edged ever higher.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

After lengthy press conferences, statements, interviews and press releases last week, the bottom line is that the political leaders of this country have failed to deliver.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

It is quite unfortunate that as we speak today, politicians on either side of the divide, the People’s National Movement (PNM) and United National Congress (UNC), yesterday found sufficient time to argue over who told the truth and who lied about the reason why passage of the Anti-gang Bill...

Friday, December 8, 2017

Following the failure of the anti-gang debate in Parliament, it might be useful to expand the discussion outside of those precincts and begin a serious national conversation about the violence that is wreaking havoc across the country.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

This newspaper welcomes the fact that two position papers on amendments to the country’s labour laws will be up for discussion when the National Tripartite Advisory Council (NTAC) meets again. It’s about time we have some serious and realistic discussions about industrial relations here.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Even as public outrage builds over the latest spate of murders—16 in just the first four days of December—this week also marks a grim milestone in T&T’s recent history.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce is right to stand firm on the point of VAT refunds to businesses, as highlighted by the IMF.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Chief Justice Ivor Archie has chosen to remain silent on another issue which has cast a shadow over his office. As the T&T Guardian reported on Friday, the council of the Law Association is deliberating whether it should write to the Prime Minister on the question of impeachment.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Fitzroy Harewood’s resignation as President of Petrotrin was the right thing to do.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

While the T&T Police Service may be patting itself on the back over the relatively quick recapture of prison escapee Vicky Boodram, her jailbreak will go down in history as one of the most glaring demonstrations of the vulnerability, weakness and failure in some of our security services.

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