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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...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The very real problem of homelessness in T&T has been brought to the fore this week in two cases—a homeless man’s failed legal bid to gain access to Tamarind Square and the worrying matter of the Erica and Wendell Joseph who have taken up residence in the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Back to back, on Monday evening and then again yesterday morning, two completely unrelated events triggered huge traffic gridlocks on opposite ends of Trinidad.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Just as Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, with many inspiring stories, major fun-draisers and renewed drive to find a cure for all cancers, it’s shocking, but unsurprising, to learn that the long-delayed National Oncology Centre at the Eric Williams Medical Science Complex has no...

Monday, October 30, 2017

The state of both major political parties is under review by the electorate of this country. Both parties are scheduled in short order, to begin a review of their internal leadership positions.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

JMMB’s decision earlier this week to tighten limits for debit card’s foreign withdrawals and purchases is not surprising and is not alone. In reality, all major retail banks have been forced, over the past few months, to impose stricter limits given the reduced access to foreign currency.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon must now stand up and address the country definitively on how he plans to deal with rising crime levels in the wake of the latest attack involving a member of the security forces.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Cell phones are a mixed blessing, presenting a host of options and challenges. For students, mobile phones can be either a helpful academic tool or a harmful distraction, it all depends on the attitude and use pattern of the owner.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The departure of the ODPM’s Deputy CEO Dave Williams, following the organisation’s much criticised handling of the recent floods, brings to the fore the issue of accountability, especially in our public sector.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Reduced funding for the School Nutrition Programme (SNP) does not have to mean reductions in the quantity and quality of the meals served to thousands of students across the country.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

While the Office of Disaster Preparedness, regional corporations and other state agencies haggle over what went wrong in the first few days of the response to the recent flooding, this newspaper takes some time to pay tribute to those citizens who went beyond the call of duty during the period...

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