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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...

Friday, October 13, 2017

The challenge with history is that it cannot be rewritten or even reimagined. We can make guesses but, given the many factors that shape it, trying to find the right answer to any question starting with ‘What if…’ is virtually impossible.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

T&T was yesterday rejoicing in the Soca Warrior’s 2-1 Concacaf Zone World Cup victory over the United States.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Often the national dialogue about public housing centres around the long waiting list of applicants at the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and that state agency’s failure to adequately meet the needs of middle and low-income citizens.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The images that circulated over the weekend of secondary school students bullying, physically attacking and robbing fellow colleagues were truly shocking.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley asked us to stop hoarding US dollars. What is less clear is where these US dollars we are supposed to be hoarding are coming from.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

One of our colonial legacies is our parliamentary system and there’s a lot to be proud of it. Unfortunately, we also imported some of the less interesting elements of Britain’s House of Commons, including the boisterous behaviour of MPs during debates.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The past few days, since Monday’s Budget, have seen plenty of soap opera moments. The pantomime over the “who said what in relation to whom” at the Chamber of Commerce’s post budget debate being just one of them.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Finance Minister Colm Imbert or Planning and Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis owes this country an explanation over the proposed $3 million expenditure on the upgrade of the Chaguaramas Golf Course.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Finance Minister Colm Imbert decided this week that he wasn’t going to engage in “sterile debate and discussion” at a post-Budget forum.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Debate on the measures announced in Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s $50.5 billion budget package will likely rage on for the next week or so, or perhaps even more.