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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...

Sunday, August 28, 2011

It is clear from the results reported so far that immediate rewards are accruing from the declaration of the state of emergency by the Government.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Prime Ministers of Barbados, Antigua and St Vincent, the countries that are the three largest shareholders of the regional airline LIAT, met in Barbados to discuss the way forward for the regional carrier.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

 The fears expressed in some quarters about the Government’s motives in calling the state of emergency—and the claims that the Government intends to use this period to crack down on dissent—are unjustified given the constitutional safeguards that are in place. Foreigners living in T&T,...

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The celebrations over the complete demise of Col Muammar Gaddafi were premature, both by the rebel forces and western leaders, anxious to declare the era of brutal rule by the former army colonel at an end.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s announcement on Sunday night that the National Security Council had decided to implement a limited state of emergency would have come as a surprise to many people.

Monday, August 22, 2011

The passing of Pat Bishop, as tragic as it must be to her family and friends, is also the end of a remarkable career in the arts in Trinidad and Tobago, one that is largely unparalleled in its polymath range, intellectual complexity and earth deep richness.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

The shocking collapse of civil discourse at the PSA on Thursday is unquestionably a low point in the history of the labour movement in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Reports yesterday that LNG spot prices in Japan topped US$15 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) during the week confirm the need for the Government to move swiftly to put some diplomatic muscle on the bones of a spectacular arbitrage opportunity.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

The British Government took an understandably tough stance against the wildcat rioting of last week, engaged in mainly by thousands of young people of a variety of ethnic and even social backgrounds.  

Friday, August 19, 2011

We wish Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar a speedy recovery and are very happy that, according to Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan, hers is a mild form of the dengue fever that is not likely to degenerate into anything worse than a period of discomfort.

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