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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 16, 2011

As far as the public and the Government are concerned, the apparent sickout by hundreds of officers of the Police Service could not have come at a worse time. Up to Friday last, this newspaper had reported that 56 people had been murdered in Trinidad and Tobago in 42 days.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

In an address to last week’s energy conference hosted by the Energy Chamber, Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams pointed out that the local energy sector accounts for only three per cent of loans by the total banking sector; that no energy companies are represented among the 32 firms listed on...

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The ANSA McAL Psychological Research Centre poll made a welcome return to the pages of this newspaper on Sunday, but the peal it sounded for the People’s Partnership government probably wasn’t a sound they were keen on hearing.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Long-term economic “growth prospects are challenging as the country’s (Trinidad and Tobago) energy resources are declining,” observes the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its report out of its Article IV consultation with the Government and other sectors of the economy.

Monday, February 14, 2011

It’s a startling story, but an unsurprising one. Two men accused of assaulting a Barrackpore family and robbing them on Thursday afternoon faced retaliation from a family member, who ran them down with a car, and from angry villagers. The two men tried to escape by running into a...

Sunday, February 13, 2011

The fate of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali presents an interesting development for politicians in power throughout the world—whether they rule in democracies like ours or autocracies like the two north African states which have seen eruptions of...

Friday, February 11, 2011

“Calypsonians really ketch hell for a long time, to associate yourself with dem was a big crime…” Who else could have composed and sung those lines about the social “outcast” that was the lot of the calypsonian, not too long ago, but a man who felt it in his very being, the...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

British Prime Minister David Cameron has opened the door on what is going to be one of the most heated international discussions into the future, that being constructing a British society with a strong national identity as opposed to the multicultural state it has been at least over the post-...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

It  is  said  that  nothing  so  becomes  a  man  as  when  he  makes  peace  with  another  man.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

On Tuesday, William Munroe launched the 2011 edition of the bmobile Soca Monarch and Play Whe Groovy Soca Monarch competition with a first prize of $2 million at stake for the Soca Monarch winner.

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