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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, October 29, 2017

JMMB’s decision earlier this week to tighten limits for debit card’s foreign withdrawals and purchases is not surprising and is not alone. In reality, all major retail banks have been forced, over the past few months, to impose stricter limits given the reduced access to foreign currency.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon must now stand up and address the country definitively on how he plans to deal with rising crime levels in the wake of the latest attack involving a member of the security forces.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Cell phones are a mixed blessing, presenting a host of options and challenges. For students, mobile phones can be either a helpful academic tool or a harmful distraction, it all depends on the attitude and use pattern of the owner.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The departure of the ODPM’s Deputy CEO Dave Williams, following the organisation’s much criticised handling of the recent floods, brings to the fore the issue of accountability, especially in our public sector.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Reduced funding for the School Nutrition Programme (SNP) does not have to mean reductions in the quantity and quality of the meals served to thousands of students across the country.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

While the Office of Disaster Preparedness, regional corporations and other state agencies haggle over what went wrong in the first few days of the response to the recent flooding, this newspaper takes some time to pay tribute to those citizens who went beyond the call of duty during the period...

Monday, October 23, 2017

Now that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has made his way into the field to survey the devastation caused by flooding, it’s time to focus on a week of clean-up operations.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon’s apology to the Trinidad and Tobago public, and in particular those under duress in the severe flood affected parts of the country, brought little solace to those who have been experiencing harrowing ordeals during the period.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Secondary School Football League (SSFL) executive members and, by extension, those responsible for the organisation of teams involved in this year’s competition cannot be sitting too comfortably today.

Friday, October 20, 2017

The occurrences of the past 48 hours have once again brought into focus the inadequacies of this country’s emergency and disaster relief services and the resulting consequences.