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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...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Our leaders and society as a whole should take notice of the IMF’s latest report on the state of our economy. It does not make a comfortable reading.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

It might be time to review the system of parliamentary select committees as it operates in this country. Under the Westminster system, these committees play a critical role, strengthening parliament’s ability to hold the executive to account.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

More often than not, the country’s Housing Development Corporation appears in the news for the wrong reasons.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Whether or not Chief Justice Ivor Archie will answer calls from prominent members of the legal fraternity, including judges, for clarification of several matters he is reported to be embroiled in, could play key role in the public’s perception of, and confidence in the judicial system.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

In the haste to satisfy a tax-paying public already concerned by the apparent inability of the State to act on matters of corruption, is the Government and by extension its agencies falling into the trap of making promises it may not be able to keep?

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) stands at a crossroads today in the wake of yet another black eye delivered to the organisation this week, with the appearance in court of Fyzabad Secondary principal Troy Jebodhsingh and Physical Education teacher Nigel Lakhan on fraud charges...

Friday, November 17, 2017

The figures on mental illness among school children in T&T, alarming as they are, may be just the tip of the iceberg.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Auditor General’s report on lease on properties and other activities by the government is the stuff of nightmares for those who care about taxpayers’ money and good governance.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

T&T this week finds itself sharing the dubious distinction with North Korea of being the only two countries not represented at one of the most important global gatherings of the year, COP23, or more officially, the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sunday’s chaotic scenes at Immigration in Piarco were truly shocking but unsurprising. After all, every citizen knows how contemptuous many in our public service are towards those who pay their wages.