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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...

Saturday, August 20, 2011

The British Government took an understandably tough stance against the wildcat rioting of last week, engaged in mainly by thousands of young people of a variety of ethnic and even social backgrounds.  

Friday, August 19, 2011

We wish Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar a speedy recovery and are very happy that, according to Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan, hers is a mild form of the dengue fever that is not likely to degenerate into anything worse than a period of discomfort.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

 Having won silver in the 100 metre dash at the Beijing Olympics, Richard “Torpedo” Thompson raised hopes that he would remain among the top five in the world in the sprint distances in the years after. While Thompson has not fulfilled that expectation, we cannot lose sight of the intrinsic...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The fact that a majority of police officers failed to respond to the call that yesterday should have been a day of rest and reflection for the Police Service must be an indication to the local trade union movement that it needs to rethink its strategy of encouraging employees paid by the State...

Monday, August 15, 2011

There is certainly some good sense in the decision by WASA to turn to another developing nation, Uganda, to investigate models and solutions to its long-standing problem of providing water to the T&T population in a cost effective manner.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

In a surprising move, the Prime Minister declared during a walkabout on Friday that the threat of industrial action by police officers will be met firmly by her Government. “We shall enforce the law,” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago’s sovereign wealth fund, more formally known as the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF), shot into the news this week following the disclosure by the Governor of the Central Bank, Ewart Williams, that the HSF would be impacted by the volatility in the United...

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Surely no right thinking person and institution could agree with the decision of elements of the Police Service to stay away from their jobs en masse on Monday. Such planned action is handing the country to the criminal elements who need little prompting to take advantage of a situation.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Surely no right thinking person and institution could agree with the decision of elements of the Police Service to stay away from their jobs en masse on Monday. Such planned action is handing the country to the criminal elements who need little prompting to take advantage of a situation.

Friday, August 12, 2011

We pay tribute today to the life and work of Professor Julian Kenny, a true national patriot who dedicated his life to studying the zoological sciences and making us in Trinidad and Tobago aware of the wonderful world of flora and fauna that surrounds us.

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