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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Farewell, Obama; Hello, Trump http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Farewell--Obama--Hello--Trump_87277 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13460031/243413_70148_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, January 23, 2017 12:00 AM Time to pull our heads out of the sand http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Time-to-pull-our-heads-out-of-the-sand_87319 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13570647/252001_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, January 23, 2017 12:00 AM Edward Seaga helped build a nation http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Edward-Seaga-helped-build-a-nation_86971 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13572271/252703_79473_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM We will always remember Barack Obama http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/We-will-always-remember-Barack-Obama_87216 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12528456/177741_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM Pastor, I am not into that, you know! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Pastor--I-am-not-into-that--you-know-_87117 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13490808/246156_72605_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM Trump, trade and the Caribbean http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Trump--trade-and-the-Caribbean_87119 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13545533/250709_77367_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM Martin Luther King Jr’s continuing legacy of love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Martin-Luther-King-Jr-s-continuing-legacy-of-love_87120 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13587358/253551_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM An ‘insider’ vs ‘outsider’ police commissioner http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/An--insider--vs--outsider--police-commissioner_86304 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13587327/200823_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM Rejecting that prison deal was the right thing to do http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Rejecting-that-prison-deal-was-the-right-thing-to-do_86975 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13461668/243552_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM New police commissioner, same old issues http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/New-police-commissioner--same-old-issues_86280 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13581545/253047_79852_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 AM Unemployment figures dip http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Unemployment-figures-dip_87175 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13585621/audley-shaw_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 3:00 AM End of an era http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/End-of-an-era_87222 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13587511/253749_80593_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 22, 2017 3:00 AM Bangarang inna churchyard? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Bangarang-inna-churchyard-_87104 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13562340/251931__w300.jpg Local Opinion Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:00 AM Andrew Holness’s Israel visit and the British prison gift http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Andrew-Holness-s-Israel-visit-and-the-British-prison-gift-_87110 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13567926/252304_w300.jpg Local Opinion Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 AM Leave the fountain alone! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Leave-the-fountain-alone-_86851 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13581714/253080_80001_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00 AM We’re all wary of the unpredictable Trump http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/We-re-all-wary-of-the-unpredictable-Trump_86929 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13457941/243220_69568_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00 AM Dudley Thompson centenary http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Dudley-Thompson-centenary_86879 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13581715/253181_80010_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00 AM Can’t listen to the empty talk; check the figures http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Can-t-listen-to-the-empty-talk--check-the-figures-_86462 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13545727/250765_77452_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 AM The acting police commish’s crime stats just a bunch of malarkey http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-acting-police-commish-s-crime-stats-just-a-bunch-of-malarkey_86466 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13190728/220278_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 AM Is rejecting the prison deal really beneficial to Jamaica? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Is-rejecting-the-prison-deal-really-beneficial-to-Jamaica-_86686 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13575715/252888_79620_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 AM Beyond immorality? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Beyond-immorality--_86683 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13575714/252886_79632_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 AM No quick fix to nursing brain drain http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/No-quick-fix-to-nursing-brain-drain_86467 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13573901/251956_78594_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM Pride in this rich country called Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Pride-in-this-rich-country-called-Jamaica_86626 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13572248/252741_79455_repro_w300.jpg Local Opinion Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM Stop fighting crime http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Stop-fighting-crime_86463 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13129480/206533_r400_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:00 AM Passion aside, desperate times call for desperate measures http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Passion-aside--desperate-times-call-for-desperate-measures_86459 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13344628/233625_w300.jpg Local Opinion Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:00 AM