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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...

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s announcement on Sunday night that the National Security Council had decided to implement a limited state of emergency would have come as a surprise to many people.

Monday, August 22, 2011

The passing of Pat Bishop, as tragic as it must be to her family and friends, is also the end of a remarkable career in the arts in Trinidad and Tobago, one that is largely unparalleled in its polymath range, intellectual complexity and earth deep richness.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

The shocking collapse of civil discourse at the PSA on Thursday is unquestionably a low point in the history of the labour movement in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Reports yesterday that LNG spot prices in Japan topped US$15 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) during the week confirm the need for the Government to move swiftly to put some diplomatic muscle on the bones of a spectacular arbitrage opportunity.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

The British Government took an understandably tough stance against the wildcat rioting of last week, engaged in mainly by thousands of young people of a variety of ethnic and even social backgrounds.  

Friday, August 19, 2011

We wish Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar a speedy recovery and are very happy that, according to Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan, hers is a mild form of the dengue fever that is not likely to degenerate into anything worse than a period of discomfort.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

 Having won silver in the 100 metre dash at the Beijing Olympics, Richard “Torpedo” Thompson raised hopes that he would remain among the top five in the world in the sprint distances in the years after. While Thompson has not fulfilled that expectation, we cannot lose sight of the intrinsic...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The fact that a majority of police officers failed to respond to the call that yesterday should have been a day of rest and reflection for the Police Service must be an indication to the local trade union movement that it needs to rethink its strategy of encouraging employees paid by the State...

Monday, August 15, 2011

There is certainly some good sense in the decision by WASA to turn to another developing nation, Uganda, to investigate models and solutions to its long-standing problem of providing water to the T&T population in a cost effective manner.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

In a surprising move, the Prime Minister declared during a walkabout on Friday that the threat of industrial action by police officers will be met firmly by her Government. “We shall enforce the law,” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said.

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