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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...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

In the spirit of transparency and openness, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar ought to explain to the public why she took the decisions to revoke the appointment of Professor Patrick Watson and to shift Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan from the Ministry of Energy to the Ministry of...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

It seemed as if none of the Ministers rumoured to be affected by last weekend’s Cabinet reshuffle had any idea of what was going on with their careers on Saturday. Most declined to answer their phones. Jack Warner was sanguine about talk of his ministry being split into two entities.

Monday, June 27, 2011

The relationship between Trinidad and Tobago may be formalised by geography and constitution, but the emotional and political links between the two islands have always been seasoned by sharp overtones of resentment and conflict that are best described in the local parlance as “...

Sunday, June 26, 2011

As Trinidad and Tobago seeks to boost the output and employment of its non-oil sector, one of the regions the Ministries of Trade and Foreign Affairs should be targeting for serious expansion is our Latin American neighbours to the east in Central America.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

When the many excuses and desire to lay blame on this or that individual be he captain, selector or administrator, is put aside, the inescapable reality is the need for the West Indies cricket fraternity to come to the realisation that it is the mental weakness of the West Indian...

Friday, June 24, 2011

It is becoming clearer that the scenario surrounding the Fifa bribery allegations which forced Jack Warner to resign and in the process keep his “presumed innocence” of the allegations remains cloudy.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

It is being called the “moment of truth” for the population of Greece, which is trapped between having to undergo even further austerity measures to get loans to pay its billion-dollar debt or forgo that possibility and be kicked out of the European Union (EU) for defaulting on its debt. And...

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The decision by Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner to resign as a vice president of FIFA, as the president of CONCACAF and as the president of the Caribbean Football Union would not have come as a surprise to anyone who has been following his announcements since his...

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The police intervention made in the matter of former journalist Sasha Mohammed, whose computer was traced as the source of threatening e-mails sent to Trinidad Express editor-in-chief Omatie Lyder and reporter Anna Ramdass, opens a new chapter in communications protocols in Trinidad and Tobago...

Monday, June 20, 2011

The startling video of a young school girl, assaulted by a schoolmate, thrown into a filthy drain and then pummelled by an adult female shocked Internet viewers as it circulated on the web and registered a new nadir in the escalation of school violence in Trinidad and Tobago. The clip offered a...

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