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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...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

The resignation from the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC) last week of retired judges Roger Hamel-Smith and Humphrey Stollmeyer is yet another sign of the continuing discord within the judiciary in the wake of the debacle involving the elevation and subsequent resignation of former...

Friday, July 7, 2017

Dr Francis said it was "troubling" that many students were unable to read, write and compute proficiently after seven years of primary schooling. He added that while it was possible some students had gone through the system with undiagnosed problems, the current scenario was...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

This is because Dr Rowley may want or need to intervene to stop the Housing Development Corporation contract, given the kind of information he claims to have on Burke—which he said ultimately caused him to fire Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald less than 48 hours after she was re-appointed...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

​Congratulations to Lexi Balchan, the 12-year-old student of ASJA Primary School in Point Fortin, who topped the 2017 Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam and will now be attending her first choice, Naparima Girls’ High School, in September.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

It is no secret that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has had a rocky relationship with the Integrity Commission dating back several years and he has never hesitated to express his lack of confidence in that body.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley acted with haste yesterday to fire his newly-appointed Minister of Public Utilities Marlene McDonald in the face of a fire storm over her “guest,” known community leader Cedric Burke, at her swearing-in at President’s House on Friday.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

This newspaper and media house has said much recently about all the beautiful things in this country which are still cause for hope, pride and even peace.

In the last week alone, though, there is a sense of anxiety that seems to be hanging like a storm cloud over us all.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, sharing his views on Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown episode on T&T at the post-Cabinet media briefing on Thursday, lamented that an opportunity to showcase the best of the country had instead showcased the worst.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has finally gone ahead with a move he telegraphed months ago by returning Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald to his Cabinet.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Less than a week after Parliament degenerated into a shouting match on the issue of race, House Speaker Bridgid Annisette George yesterday read the riot act to Parliamentarians, telling them in no uncertain terms she will not tolerate disrespect or unruly behaviour in the House.

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