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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...

Friday, March 23, 2018

It is ironic and tragic that in the very month when International Women’s Day was observed and history was made in T&T with Paula-Mae Weekes installed as the first female President of the Republic, this nation is also dealing with the brutal circumstances in which two women and two teenage...

Thursday, March 22, 2018

A village in south Trinidad mourned the murders of two more women this week. As mother and daughter, Abigail and Olivia were laid to rest side by side, the community itself put into words something that we as a country, have spoken of only in embarrassed and hushed tones. Where were we?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

It may very well be that the process by which Deputy Commissioner of Police Deodat Dulalchan acquired a lease to agricultural lands in Felicity was completely above board. However, he needs to be mindful of public perceptions of the entire affair.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

As she stood at the podium in front of the who’s who gathered at the Queen’s Park Savannah, those on different sides of the political divide who unanimously agreed on her selection, watched on as Paula-Mae Weekes wrote her new page in history.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Today Trinidad and Tobago transitions to its sixth president since it became a Republic in 1976. Today is also a good day for democracy and another opportunity to strengthen our institutions.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Many reasonable people in this country are still trying to make sense of last Wednesday’s Energy Conference held by the Government at the Hyatt. The key message seemed to have been one: our ills are all down to the evil energy sector foreigners who rip us off.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

It is time for the T&T Police Service to say why it has been unable to fully test and implement a body camera programme for officers across all divisions. Announced with much fanfare last July, its test phase usage appears to have been very sparing for the most part.

Friday, March 16, 2018

It pains to have to continually write about acts of violence against women, especially now with the celebration of International Women’s Day still fresh in the country’s psyche.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

If all members of the higher judiciary are entitled to similar accrued vacations that the Chief Justice is now invoking, we might be looking at another judicial and financial problem in this country.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Those given the privilege of holding the country’s most important roles— President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice—must be fully aware of their behaviours, actions and commitment to the people of Trinidad and Tobago.