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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...

Monday, December 18, 2017

There is a growing perception that the cover of parliamentary privilege is being tested. In recent times there has hardly been a sitting in which emails, telephone transcripts and allegations haven’t been produced, intending to undermine another member.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Now that the Chief Justice has graced the nation with a response to a few of the issues hanging over his head like a storm cloud, it’s left to be seen if the terse edict sent out by a court information manager can do anything to change public perception about the office, that for some 40 days,...

Saturday, December 16, 2017

It took a stern and public rebuke by the Law Association for Chief Justice Ivor Archie to make public his views on recent negative reports. This is a welcome development, despite the statement’s brevity.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Amendments to the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act were debated and passed in the Senate on Tuesday for an increase in the maximum speed limit from 80 km to 100 km an hour among other changes.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Just as the country’s highly energy dependent economy faces a critical stage, the OWTU is doing its very best to make things even harder for the country by staging senseless protests aimed at Petrotrin.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Two years ago, under a different political administration, there were reports that a secret contract millhouse was discovered at the offices of the Education Facilities Company Limited (EFCL) in Maraval.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

It’s difficult to decide what is more troubling: the fact that Finance Minister Colm Imbert explained that the Government is so deep into its overdraft facility that is normal now for it to be just two days away from being unable to pay its bills or the fact that no one seems to be very alarmed...

Monday, December 11, 2017

By the time this editorial is published, more blood may have spilled and the murder count for 2017 might have edged ever higher.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

After lengthy press conferences, statements, interviews and press releases last week, the bottom line is that the political leaders of this country have failed to deliver.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

It is quite unfortunate that as we speak today, politicians on either side of the divide, the People’s National Movement (PNM) and United National Congress (UNC), yesterday found sufficient time to argue over who told the truth and who lied about the reason why passage of the Anti-gang Bill...

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