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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, August 3, 2011

In a full-page advertisement published yesterday in all three daily newspapers, the Government makes the point that it has been “searching for the right equilibrium...to maintain the stability of our finances and at the same time redirect expenditure to re-ignite growth.” The...

Monday, August 1, 2011

There is no question that the Caribbean Airlines incident at Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana was a stroke of the kind of good fortune that is quite rare in the airline industry.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Two stories from San Fernando should raise concern about the need for a deeper institutional commitment to long-term infrastructure planning in Trinidad and Tobago’s public sector.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

In a speech yesterday morning on the stalemate in Washington DC over the raising of his country’s debt limit, US President Barack Obama said the Democrats and Republicans need to reach a compromise in the next three days so that the US can continue to pay its bills on time.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Mayor Louis Lee Sing is an insistent man and if he had his way, Port-of-Spain would get to a place that the whole country would be proud of. He would even gain grudging support from many of those who now find fault with his attempts to change behaviours and bring a measure of order to a capital...

Thursday, July 28, 2011

After this week’s failure, the Government and the trade union leaders need to return to the bargaining table and keep talking until they resolve their differences.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

In a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Finance said that it had reviewed Friday’s judgment of Madame Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee on the issue of Clico’s Executive Flexible Premium Annuity (EFPA) policies and had formed the view that “there are grounds for appeal.” The...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

 Yesterday’s announcement by the Ministry of Energy that the UK super major energy company, BP, had been awarded production sharing contracts for two offshore deepwater blocks is a red-letter day for the future development of the twin-island nation.Trinidad and Tobago has been an oil province...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

 Yesterday’s announcement by the Ministry of Energy that the UK super major energy company, BP, had been awarded production sharing contracts for two offshore deepwater blocks is a red-letter day for the future development of the twin-island nation.Trinidad and Tobago has been an oil province...

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tobago faces significant economic challenges, and a Sunday Guardian report suggests that an urgent rethinking of the essentials of the island’s economy is needed to provide the critical basis for talks between the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the Central Government. The Opposition led THA...

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