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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, February 15, 2012

Predictably, the announcement by Ancel Roget, the president general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU), on Sunday that the trade union intended to serve an official strike notice on state-owned Petrotrin yesterday led to thousands of motorists across the country flocking to gas...

Thursday, February 16, 2012


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Last week’s launch of the first Caribbean Human Development Report underscores the need for the administration led by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to start viewing crime and violence as much more than social issues.

Monday, February 13, 2012

After his problems with FIFA and the subsequent ban on his involvement with football in any form as one of the terms of his departure from that organisation, the question arose in the minds of local football fans, “What happens to local football after Jack Warner?” The answer came last week,...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

It’s no surprise that the relationship between LIAT and Caribbean Airlines (CAL) continues to sour. The two carriers have had a long-standing, quietly adversarial relationship over the decades as they joust for the region’s inter-island transport business.

Saturday, February 11, 2012


Friday, February 10, 2012


Thursday, February 9, 2012

A call has come from within the Catholic Church for trained secular authorities to be the ones to make a determination on whether or not allegations of sexual abuse against priests are sufficiently founded in reality to warrant investigation and possible prosecution.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

This summer, all eyes will be focused on the Olympic Games to be held in London. As spectators, our interest will increasingly be peaked as widespread public promotions of the Games intensify.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The video footage of the conflict between the police and sections of the Panorama crowd on Sunday seemed a bit unreal at times, as if it were not happening here but in some state where police have the licence to ill-treat citizens.