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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, January 17, 2018

He once held the highest office in this country, yet as T&T bids a final farewell to Professor George Maxwell Richards today, he is being remembered as a man of the people who walked among us with humility and dignity.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Environmental Management Authority’s assurance to homeowners in residential communities to stand firm against noise pollution during Carnival 2018 is one of those beautifully ambitious pledges usually contained in platform manifestos.

Monday, January 15, 2018

We’ve had it with traffic congestion at peak hours in this country.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

It is ironic that on the very day the members of the newly created Procurement Board were sworn in by President Carmona, urgent questions had to be tabled in Parliament so that the Government could shed at least some light on its purchase of a new vessel for the sea bridge.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

The UNC’s decision to resume discussions with the Government over the Anti-Gang Bill is a welcome move, if for the right reasons.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Dr Terrence Farrell’s resignation as chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB), sudden as it was, was not surprising.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

On January 9th last year, the oil workers’ union, the OWTU, was holding the country to ransom with a planned all out strike at Petrotrin. The Government caved in almost as soon as the strike started.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Haven’t we heard this all before? The strong condemnations, the warnings to criminals, the promises of all-out attacks on lawlessness and violence?

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Education Minister Anthony Garcia was a brave man when he stated that all schools were ready to reopen, following the seasonal festivities’ break. As it turned out, and unsurprisingly, that wasn’t the case, with a few failing to welcome back students.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Prime Minister’s address to the nation last night was exactly the kind of New Year’s resolution one makes this time of year. A pledge to save more, spend less, cut fat, fix things that are broken, and get things right.}