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Editorial

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, October 2, 2017

The escalating public service wage bill—now in excess of $10 billion extracted from revenues which have declined some 90 per cent—didn’t come upon us like a thief in the night.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

At a time when “fake news” easily rivals the truth on many social media platforms, Government Minister Allyson West did her best to reign in the viral text containing a plethora of new taxes some would like us to believe are contained within the fiscal package to be presented tomorrow.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The admittance by Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan of a family link to Kallco’s owners, days after it was announced the company had been awarded a multi-million dollar Nidco contract for the Churchill Roosevelt Highway extension project, is a troubling scenario.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors coach Dennis Lawrence’s decision to revamp his squad for the remaining 2018 World Cup qualifying matches was the expectant result of the team’s official ouster from contention in their last match against Panama.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, did not pull any punches when describing the state of Trinidad and Tobago’s economy at the opening of yesterday’s “Spotlight” conference.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan’s announcement that proposals to increase the speed limit to a 100 kilometres per hour will go to Parliament now that Cabinet approved it brought mixed reactions.

Monday, September 25, 2017

With Republic Day past us, it’s time for the red, white and black garlands, banners and ribbons to be taken down again. We had a good moment to celebrate and reflect on independence and becoming a republic – two major milestones in our nation’s still young life.

Monday, September 25, 2017

The recognition of service to the nation is a matter of personal and public pride. It signals an acknowledgement of effort, valiance, dedication and outstanding performance.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

This evening’s third instalment in the Conversations with the Prime Minister series provides Dr Keith Rowley with an opportunity to level with the nation.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

No one could have been fully prepared for the monstrosity of Irma but the seemingly reactive moves by many agencies across the Caribbean over the past 24 hours, is an indication that the most devastating storm in recent history was underestimated.

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