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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, 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.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

With less than two weeks to go, it is our hope that centuries of Carnival celebrations in this country will mean a touch more order in 2018. Because every year, as masqueraders don body paint, mud, glitter and beads, the chaos and disorder remain the same.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Anything but an amicable settlement of the gas supply dispute between the National Gas Company (NGC) and Caribbean Nitrogen Company (CNC) will have dire consequences for the country.

Friday, January 26, 2018

That is the burning question this season as reduced Government funding for a range of competitions and shows has led to an outcry from managers and promoters about their dire financial situations.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

As two appellate court judges voted yesterday to uphold a graft conviction against former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, it may have dealt a blow to his career.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

It is not that the public is losing interest in calypso. Far from it. In fact, recent challenges facing event promoters and artistes are indicators that the art form is evolving, as it has done intermittently over the decades.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The challenges faced by some of our tertiary education providers like UTT and Costatt are a reason for concern but also an opportunity for us to reflect on the country’s educational model.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Last week there was a gathering of people discussing productivity in this country.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

It was a good idea, probably learned from recent experience, for Finance Minister Colm Imbert to attempt to “take in front” on the inter-island ferry issue which—in the eyes of some skeptics—has drifted into rough waters once again.