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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...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

It is not hard to see why there’s been a degree of scepticism following National Security Minister Edmund Dillon’s remarks in Parliament this week that crime detection rates in Trinidad and Tobago aren’t low.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

No matter what side of the Parliament chamber they occupy, all T&T’s legislators should be more committed than ever to the speedy implementation of procurement laws in this country.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

If asked to explain how alleged crimes are dealt with, the answer used to be simple: an allegation is made, the police investigate and, should they deem to have strong evidence to support the case, they bring charges against those accused of the crime.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Bit by bit, the caliphate proclaimed by the extremist group ISIS in parts of Syria and Iraq is falling apart. Its ‘capital’ Raqqa is close to falling in the hands of US-backed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

This newspaper is pleased to hear the Government has taken note of yesterday’s editorial on gambling and tax collection. However, it didn’t seem to understand some of the points we made; our fault if we didn’t make ourselves clearer.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

For a long time now both the Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, and the Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, have been talking about irregularities and low tax collection in the gaming and gambling industry.

Friday, October 13, 2017

The challenge with history is that it cannot be rewritten or even reimagined. We can make guesses but, given the many factors that shape it, trying to find the right answer to any question starting with ‘What if…’ is virtually impossible.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

T&T was yesterday rejoicing in the Soca Warrior’s 2-1 Concacaf Zone World Cup victory over the United States.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Often the national dialogue about public housing centres around the long waiting list of applicants at the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and that state agency’s failure to adequately meet the needs of middle and low-income citizens.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The images that circulated over the weekend of secondary school students bullying, physically attacking and robbing fellow colleagues were truly shocking.