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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Don’t ‘dis’ Portia http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Don-t--dis--Portia-_74997 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13018018/206682_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM Apologies for the past, looking to the future http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Apologies-for-the-past--looking-to-the-future_74727 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13279748/227957_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM Human trafficking: a real threat to Ja’s security http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Human-trafficking--a-real-threat-to-Ja-s-security_47931 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13309202/230661_57797_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/IMF-World-Bank-meetings--a-rare-opportunity_74987 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12837710/195620__w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM School days...nowadays http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/School-days---nowadays_75073 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13309244/230676_57815_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM Will this be the PNP’s epitaph? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Will-this-be-the-PNP-s-epitaph-_74707 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13309143/229156__w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:00 AM The lights and the shadows of football http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-lights-and-the-shadows-of-football_74954 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13306506/229990_57461_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, September 23, 2016 2:00 AM The CXC impasse and the Anglophone Caribbean http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-CXC-impasse-and-the-Anglophone-Caribbean-_74970 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/11216116/cxc-logo-2_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, September 23, 2016 12:00 AM Angela, Lisa and political maths http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Angela--Lisa-and-political-maths_74724 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13271488/206920__w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:00 AM That will not hold in Parliament http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/That-will-not-hold-in-Parliament_73684 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13059709/209192__w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:00 AM Allow Rev Al Miller the space he needs to heal http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Allow-Rev-Al-Miller-the-space-he-needs-to-heal_74700 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13296025/229396__w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:00 AM Sexuality: Born what?! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Sexuality--Born-what--_74389 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13301026/229921_57035_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:00 AM The matter of placing credit where it is due http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-matter-of-placing-credit-where-it-is-due_65819 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12565552/179994_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:00 AM Time to change JFF leadership, Reggae Boyz roster http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Time-to-change-JFF-leadership--Reggae-Boyz-roster_73176 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13265013/226576__w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:00 AM Whither the apprenticeship programme? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Whither-the-apprenticeship-programme-_73959 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13248703/225237_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, September 19, 2016 12:00 AM Let mercy flow this week http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Let-mercy-flow-this-week_74417 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12910263/199882__w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, September 19, 2016 12:00 AM Saving our ship: A global response to refugees and migrants http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Saving-our-ship--A-global-response-to-refugees-and-migrants_74392 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13111126/213315__w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, September 19, 2016 12:00 AM When Portia speaks today she must address the mess in the PNP http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/When-Portia-speaks-today-she-must-address-the-mess-in-the-PNP_74263 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12786737/192776_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 AM Leadership and the politics of health http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Leadership-and-the-politics-of-health http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13295412/pnpls_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 18, 2016 4:03 AM Take two aspirins... call me in the morning http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Take-two-aspirins----call-me-in-the-morning_74264 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13218372/222580_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 AM Honouring our legacy, defining our future http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Honouring-our-legacy--defining-our-future_74141 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13293984/229094_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 AM The PNP does not get it http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-PNP-does-not-get-it_73963 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13265027/226584_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 AM The childless woman, so called “mule” and hate crimes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-childless-woman--so-called--mule--and-hate-crimes_74247 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13289607/228931__w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, September 16, 2016 2:00 AM Unforgettable assignment: 9/11 and the towers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Unforgettable-assignment--9-11-and-the-towers_74227 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13276573/227698__w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, September 16, 2016 2:00 AM Have our politicians been packaged and auctioned to the highest bidders? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Have-our-politicians-been-packaged-and-auctioned-to-the-highest-bidders-_74062 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13286883/226142__w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:00 AM