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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Women in politics: sink or swim? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Women-in-politics--sink-or-swim_83090 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13427089/240615_67237_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, December 09, 2016 12:00 AM Was Portia a successful leader? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Was-Portia-a-successful-leader_83091 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13490817/246030_72606_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, December 09, 2016 12:00 AM A neglected legal problem http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/A-neglected-legal-problem_78400 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13490808/246156_72605_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, December 09, 2016 3:00 AM Secular politics required http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Secular-politics-required_82891 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13446079/Marcus_Garvey_1924_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00 AM Church’s definition of disturbing strange and contradictory http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Church-s-definition-of-disturbing-strange-and-contradictory_82888 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13488275/245946_72309_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00 AM Party infighting is not new http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Party-infighting-is-not-new_82883 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13488043/226607_72298_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00 AM Fidel Castro’s final epitaph http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Fidel-Castro-s-final-epitaph-_82859 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13480254/245176_72053_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, December 07, 2016 12:00 AM Walk good, Portia, walk good http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Walk-good--Portia--walk-good_82772 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13294572/229337__w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, December 07, 2016 12:00 AM What more can we do? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/What-more-can-we-do-_82763 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13482932/245419_71861_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:00 AM Teaching to test or testing to teach? — Part 2 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Teaching-to-test-or-testing-to-teach----Part-2_81988 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13465309/244039_70516_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:00 AM Low-hanging fruits in public sector transformation http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Low-hanging-fruits-in-public-sector-transformation_82085 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13480174/245166_71711_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM Jamaica has to change its brand of politics http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Jamaica-has-to-change-its-brand-of-politics_82213 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/10238214/ja_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM The PNP’s existential crisis http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-PNP-s-existential-crisis_82113 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12725934/189437__w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM Portia Simpson Miller should protect her legacy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Portia-Simpson-Miller-should-protect-her-legacy_82575 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13478260/245037_71599_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM Grief and relief at the death of Fidel Castro http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Grief-and-relief-at-the-death-of-Fidel-Castro_82355 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13461485/243653_70344_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, December 04, 2016 12:00 AM What next is in store for Cuba? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/What-next-is-in-store-for-Cuba-_81872 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13476527/244740_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, December 04, 2016 12:00 AM Republican president, all-Republican Congress? Brace for impact! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Republican-president--all-Republican-Congress--Brace-for-impact_81667 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13459986/243521_69978_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, December 04, 2016 3:00 AM The international crime against humanity masquerading as US immigration policy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-international-crime-against-humanity-masquerading-as-US-immigration-policy_81643 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13476485/244737_71411_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, December 04, 2016 12:00 AM PHOTO: Grief And Relief http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Grief-And-Relief_82475 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13461485/243653_70344_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, December 04, 2016 12:00 AM Fidel Castro, villain or hero? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Fidel-Castro--villain-or-hero_82305 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13473425/244258_70787_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, December 02, 2016 3:00 AM Defining local government http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Defining-local-government_82317 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13467599/243972_70695_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, December 02, 2016 3:00 AM This region knows how to prevent HIV: Now will we? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/This-region-knows-how-to-prevent-HIV--Now-will-we-_82189 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13470552/244422_70897_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00 AM Castro did what he had to do http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Castro-did-what-he-had-to-do_82114 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13461475/243667_70229_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00 AM Let’s celebrate our achievements http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Let-s-celebrate-our-achievements_82193 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13470553/244416_70900_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00 AM Draining the poison from the local government system http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Draining-the-poison-from-the-local-government-system_82087 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13467599/243972_70695_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:00 AM