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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, April 12, 2011

On Saturday evening, three new laureates were welcomed to the roster of distinguished Caribbean persons honoured by the ANSA McAL Foundation’s Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE) at a ceremony at the Hilton, Trinidad.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The turbulence that has accompanied the office of the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) almost demands a calming influence and the nomination of Dr Ramesh Deosaran as a member of the commission clearly indicates that the government understands the need for some...

Sunday, April 10, 2011

When Minister of Finance, Winston Dookeran, referred the dispute involving public servants’ terms and conditions of employment to the Special Tribunal on March 18, all 33,000 of those affected must have despaired. Public servants must have feared a protracted period of negotiation at this...

Friday, April 8, 2011

At a business forum in Washington DC this week, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said that the T&T Government was giving consideration to the introduction of a third mobile phone operator in this country.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

The recent suggestion by the Ministry of Education that denominational schools should adapt their teaching programme to accommodate and be reflective of universal religions is quite a sharp diversion from the status quo.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

There are many positive elements that have come out of the imbroglio surrounding the statements made by former chairman of the Police Service Commission, Nizam Mohammed, who was fired on Monday for failing to perform his duties in a responsible or timely fashion and for demonstrating a lack of...

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Yesterday’s decision by President George Maxwell Richards to revoke the appointment of Nizam Mohammed as the chairman of the Police Service Commission ought to bring an end to the ten-day imbroglio caused by Mohammed’s extremely divisive comments.

Monday, April 4, 2011

At the annual wreath laying ceremony on Saturday in honour of the late Dr Eric Williams, the chairman of the memorial committee, Reginald Vidale, sounded some sober warnings of the state of affairs of the remembrance day. “It’s becoming a little more onerous to have this,” Vidale said.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Friday’s sitting of the House of Representatives offered a rare and welcome landmark in the working relationship of the sitting Government and Opposition in Parliament. A critical measure in the package of laws comprising the Anti-Gang Legislation was passed without opposition...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

In the last week, two of this country’s oldest publicly listed companies made announcements about their performance in the last year, which resulted from significant corporate restructuring and which may be the spark that the non-energy sector needs to kickstart the economy.

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