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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, February 7, 2018

This newspaper is aware of the debate over its Tuesday’s headline and interview with the country’s President-elect, Paula-Mae Weekes. For some it’s the T&T Guardian sinking as low as it gets, lacking respect towards our future Head of State.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

We look at our inter-island ferry service like we watch Moko Jumbies around this time: we admire their presence but constantly expect them to go wrong at a moment’s notice. There’s where the similarities stop, though, as Moko Jumbies break down far less often than our ferries.

Monday, February 5, 2018

The harrowing stories of Venezuelans being lured to Trinidad and Tobago to work in the sex trade carried in our Sunday edition represent just one of the many issues we face as that country’s situation deteriorates.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

One of the most famous understatements in history came courtesy of war time Japan’s Emperor Hirohito when he stated the ‘war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage’ when referring to his country’s defeat.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Two cases of abuse against children this week have once again got the population talking about whether this country is truly serious about the protection of minors. One was a case of physical and mental abuse against a teenager while the other was sexual abuse against a minor.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Letters to this paper continue to make a compelling argument for the greater enforcement of route regulations surrounding Carnival festivities, more so the J’Ouvert celebrations.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

If January, just behind us, is to be replicated over the next 11 months, we face a record-breaking number of murders in a year in Trinidad and Tobago. Although this is a record we must avoid at all costs, there’s a considerable chance we will get there.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

When one thinks the relationship could not get any worse the continuing imbroglio that is the state of West Indies cricket has hit yet a new low with Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron warning players Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine and Darren Bravo that they may never play for the...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

It takes a brave man or woman to work as a prison officer. Irrespective of threats to their lives, the job itself is a demanding one, and one of little joy. At the end of the day, your main objective is to make sure some undesirable people are locked away from society.

Monday, January 29, 2018

If the information in the public domain about what is happening with the selection of a new Police Commissioner is true, the Police Service Commission may be perceived as less than transparent and more than compromised.

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