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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...

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A call has come from within the Catholic Church for trained secular authorities to be the ones to make a determination on whether or not allegations of sexual abuse against priests are sufficiently founded in reality to warrant investigation and possible prosecution.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

This summer, all eyes will be focused on the Olympic Games to be held in London. As spectators, our interest will increasingly be peaked as widespread public promotions of the Games intensify.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The video footage of the conflict between the police and sections of the Panorama crowd on Sunday seemed a bit unreal at times, as if it were not happening here but in some state where police have the licence to ill-treat citizens.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

When Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar took the decision back in June last year to reshuffle her Cabinet, one of the unexplained changes that she made was to replace the Minister of Energy, Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan, the Member of Parliament for San Fernando West, with Senator Kevin Ramnarine...

Monday, February 6, 2012

The debts to contractors are only one aspect of a chilling of the local construction industry that’s blown cold winds through the entire sector.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

In a passionate letter to the Trinidad Guardian yesterday, two young readers, Ijanaya Jacob and Nicha Cassiram, argued passionately against the publication a photograph of prisoners participating exuberantly at the conclusion of a calypso competition at the Maximum Security Prison at Golden...

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Yesterday Arlene Blackman, the principal and owner of Maraval-based Blackman’s Private School, appeared in a Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court charged with certain offences under the Children’s Act relating to an alleged incident at the school on January 24.

Friday, February 3, 2012


Thursday, February 2, 2012

Although it is accepted on the say so of the Minister of National Security and the Attorney General that Commissioner of Police, Dwayne Gibbs had the authority to spend the almost $1 million to lease the light aircraft for police surveillance purposes, that is far from being the end of the story...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

At the political rally celebrating the second anniversary of her elevation to the post of political leader of the United National Congress last week Monday, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar promised that the elderly would no longer have to wait at public health institutions for their...