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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, April 18, 2012

A sexual offenders register is a good thing—but only if it is properly managed and there is a clear, well thought-out policy on how it should be used, by whom and for what purpose.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Monday, April 16, 2012

Police officials were cautiously optimistic about recently released crime statistics for the first quarter of 2012 in a report in Saturday’s Guardian. Murders were down to 91, a 13 per cent decrease over the 2011 total of 104 for the first three months of the year.


Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Sixth Summit of the Americas began yesterday in Cartegena, Columbia, under the theme—“Connecting the Americas: Partners for Prosperity.” Items on the formal agenda include the status of Cuba in the hemisphere and Argentina’s claims on the Falkland Islands.


Saturday, April 14, 2012

As Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar participates in the Sixth Summit of the Americas, in Cartagena, Colombia, 18 years after the inaugural summit took place in Miami, the initial objective remains unachieved—the establishment of a truly free trade area of the Americas.


Friday, April 13, 2012

When former High Court judge Herbert Volney passes summary judgment on police officers allegedly involved in the shooting death of Atiba Duncan, and announces that he has come to the conclusion based on his being a former judge, the national community must have deep concerns.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The society is now in trauma over the obvious brutality to which two-year-old Aaliyah Johnson was subjected before what must have been a death of pure agony.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

As explained by Deputy Commissioner of Police Jack Ewatski, the 21st-century policing method represents a more effective and efficient use of police resources. It is especially unfortunate, then, that after a year of operation in the Western Division, Mr Ewatski’s explanation of the project is...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

There will always be road-traffic accidents. The capabilities of powerful vehicles, the failings of human beings and auto mechanisms and the congested state of this country’s roads conspire to ensure that crashes and near-misses will continue to be with us for sometime.

Monday, April 9, 2012

“It’s great to be free,” Cheryl Miller said on Saturday. “Freedom at last. I am relieved.” Unfortunately, Cheryl Miller is not exactly free yet.