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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, April 25, 2018

The issue of refugees is an extremely complex topic, involving some of the most vulnerable people in the world who have no home and no one to represent their interests when they flee their own country.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

There is an opportunity in T&T right now to challenge discrimination at its roots, using public education, training and information to dispel deeply rooted prejudices and myths around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Monday, April 23, 2018

The observance of World Book Day serves to remind us of the real value of reading in a world where everything is now available online.

This universal access to the world’s vast storehouse of knowledge is a revolution not enjoyed in many sections of the world community.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Its neither Hollywood or the silver screen in our reference to Home Again.

This weekend we are reading the stories of our fishermen grabbed in Trinidad waters by the Guardia Nacional, and the deportation of Venezuelans held recently in our detention centre and repatriated to Caracas.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon owes the country an explanation for the continuing saga over the failure of his ministry to organise the safe return of Cedros fishermen Nicholas and Awardath Hajarie and Shammie Supersad.

Friday, April 20, 2018

After all is said and done, the interests of Pan Trinbago will be best served by strong, stable and committed leadership to steer the organisation out of its current crisis.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Finance Minister Colm Imbert has finally been able to smile a bit as he revealed with some caution that there are signs of an economic recovery, though modestly projected at two per cent.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

That classic line from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is the best way to describe the sequence of events since the arrest of three local fishermen in our territorial waters by Venezuela’s Guardia Nacional.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Imagine being declared an illegal immigrant in a country you have called home for more than half a century.

Monday, April 16, 2018

We are driven to return to the meaning of the ruling of Justice Devindra Rampersad to restate its significance.

Contrasting reactions aside, the real value of the ruling is that it serves to confirm that this is not a gay law but a rights issue that is a holdover from colonial days.