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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, February 12, 2018

If you’re picking up this paper as you make your way home covered in mud and paint…or in the highly unlikely event you are unable to walk straight, the rhythm of bottle and spoon, music trucks and pan must still be beating in your head as you return from the bacchanal that is J’Ouvert 2018.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

It may actually be the one time of year general crime rates dip. Maybe the criminals reduce serious activity simply to “tief a wine,” or it could be that for a few days, the full force of the country’s security agencies are on full display and unapologetically so.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Police Service’s announcement of an apparent plot to disrupt Carnival activities may have taken many citizens by surprise.

Friday, February 9, 2018

A pothole in the vicinity of La Horquette Road in Glencoe was the source of major traffic gridlock coming out of the Chaguaramas peninsula yesterday morning. Among those caught in the jam were hundreds of partygoers returning from a Carnival event in the area.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

An important legal precedent was set with Monday’s ruling by Justice Frank Seepersad in a social media defamation case. A Facebook user will have to pay damages and costs to members of a family she falsely accused in a series of online posts of sexually abusing their children.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

This newspaper is aware of the debate over its Tuesday’s headline and interview with the country’s President-elect, Paula-Mae Weekes. For some it’s the T&T Guardian sinking as low as it gets, lacking respect towards our future Head of State.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

We look at our inter-island ferry service like we watch Moko Jumbies around this time: we admire their presence but constantly expect them to go wrong at a moment’s notice. There’s where the similarities stop, though, as Moko Jumbies break down far less often than our ferries.

Monday, February 5, 2018

The harrowing stories of Venezuelans being lured to Trinidad and Tobago to work in the sex trade carried in our Sunday edition represent just one of the many issues we face as that country’s situation deteriorates.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

One of the most famous understatements in history came courtesy of war time Japan’s Emperor Hirohito when he stated the ‘war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage’ when referring to his country’s defeat.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Two cases of abuse against children this week have once again got the population talking about whether this country is truly serious about the protection of minors. One was a case of physical and mental abuse against a teenager while the other was sexual abuse against a minor.

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