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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...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Finally! After a long voyage from China overshadowed by questions and speculation about its condition and suitability, the Galleons Passage is expected to dock in Chaguaramas today. If all goes according to plan, the vessel will begin regular service on the seabridge within a few days.

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Galleons Passage is due to pull into the port of Port-of-Spain today at the end of a journey that has generated more newspaper ink and broadcast minutes than could have been imagined when the government moved to acquire a vessel to service the seabridge.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

News over the past week has revealed alleged corruption in many state-owned enterprises, revelations that warrant serious investigations. There is no comfort to learn that fraud is bedevilling companies that were set up to provide critical services to the public.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Thursday’s announcement of the firing of Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP) CEO Nigel Forgenie may not necessarily have taken the public by surprise.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Anti-gang efforts are starting with a clean slate, which might not be such a bad thing if the relevant authorities use this opportunity to learn from and avoid the mistakes of the past.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

At the crest of the crime wave that continues to overwhelm this nation are large numbers of armed and dangerous criminals.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Chaguaramas peninsula has been earmarked for development into a leisure and entertainment zone and already some facilities are in place in keeping with that plan.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

It happened on the first day of the July/August school vacation, in a space frequented by families. Sunday evening’s bloodbath on the Chaguaramas Boardwalk indicates a disturbing new trend in this country’s ever-worsening crime and violence crisis.

Monday, July 9, 2018

This weekend the whole world’s attention was on Football’s World Cup, but many could not turn away from the rescue efforts to pull 12 boys and their coach out of the bowels of a Thai cave.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

How could a country have such difficulty in selecting a leader for its crucial law enforcement arm? What does it say about this Republic that we have failed to pick a Commissioner of Police over several years?

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