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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, November 18, 2017

The Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) stands at a crossroads today in the wake of yet another black eye delivered to the organisation this week, with the appearance in court of Fyzabad Secondary principal Troy Jebodhsingh and Physical Education teacher Nigel Lakhan on fraud charges...

Friday, November 17, 2017

The figures on mental illness among school children in T&T, alarming as they are, may be just the tip of the iceberg.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Auditor General’s report on lease on properties and other activities by the government is the stuff of nightmares for those who care about taxpayers’ money and good governance.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

T&T this week finds itself sharing the dubious distinction with North Korea of being the only two countries not represented at one of the most important global gatherings of the year, COP23, or more officially, the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sunday’s chaotic scenes at Immigration in Piarco were truly shocking but unsurprising. After all, every citizen knows how contemptuous many in our public service are towards those who pay their wages.

Monday, November 13, 2017

It’s one thing for the State to criticise the demand for imported food and urge citizens to buy local, it’s another to demonstrate the ability and capacity to feed the need at home.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

State-owned Caribbean Airlines suffers from the kind of prolonged dysfunction that can dishearten the most loyal employee and disappoint the most patriotic traveller.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Public servants attached to the Customs and Excise Division and Board of Inland Revenue exercised a level of prudence over the past two days which this newspaper must commend.

Friday, November 10, 2017

None of the reasons given so far by Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke justify his call for a two-day “holiday” protest by workers of the Customs and Excise Division and the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR).

Thursday, November 9, 2017

From this morning, we will know the effectiveness of the call by Public Service Association’s president Watson Duke for employees at the Board of Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise Division to take two unauthorised days off.

Whatever the outcome, the call is preposterous.