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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, January 10, 2018

Haven’t we heard this all before? The strong condemnations, the warnings to criminals, the promises of all-out attacks on lawlessness and violence?

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Education Minister Anthony Garcia was a brave man when he stated that all schools were ready to reopen, following the seasonal festivities’ break. As it turned out, and unsurprisingly, that wasn’t the case, with a few failing to welcome back students.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Prime Minister’s address to the nation last night was exactly the kind of New Year’s resolution one makes this time of year. A pledge to save more, spend less, cut fat, fix things that are broken, and get things right.}

Sunday, January 7, 2018

If there was ever a time for the country to stand up against anything it is now. The latest murder of a woman, who was not identified up to late yesterday, has brought to the fore the spiralling problem of domestic abuse and violence against women.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Two Fridays from now, when the Electoral College convenes, history is likely to be made with the election of T&T’s first female President.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will address the nation on Sunday against the backdrop of continuing economic contraction, an ever increasing murder rate and other major challenges facing the country.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Once again, the story seems to repeat itself. A woman endures an abusive relationship and ends up dead. In the case of the 25-year-old Arisa Vana David, to make it even more tragic, her two young children may have been witnesses to her death, allegedly at the hands of her partner.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Even as Members of Parliament were sharing their New Year’s wishes for a drop in the murder rate on Monday, there was a bloody start to 2018 with five murders recorded in eighteen hours. This continues a trend of recent years where January is the month with the highest number of murders.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Instead of a happy start to 2018, a number of citizens are facing the beginning of the year bracing themselves for more floods or having to clean up after the mess and damage caused by the recent floodwaters.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Happy 2018 to all our readers. As we all settle down to look at what lies ahead, we cannot help but reflect on 2017.

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