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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Lobbying against FATCA on Capitol Hill http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Lobbying-against-FATCA-on-Capitol-Hill_90022 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/9137972/caricom_w300.jpg Editorial Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:00 Good reasons to smile http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Good-reasons-to-smile_89983 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13647149/258697_85292_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Saturday, February 18, 2017 3:00 Exploiting Kingston’s appeal to tourists http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Exploiting-Kingston-s-appeal-to-tourists_89765 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13640897/Delroy-Williams--Official-_w300.jpg Editorial Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 Playing political football with the NHT http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Playing-political-football-with-the-NHT_89734 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13553694/251324_w300.jpg Editorial Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00 Government response to rumours too lackadaisical http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Government-response-to-rumours-too-lackadaisical_89635 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13638741/Bobby-Montague-3_w300.jpg Editorial Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:00 Hands down, SVL takeover of racing a good move http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Hands-down--SVL-takeover-of-racing-a-good-move_89497 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13641653/caymans_w300.jpg Editorial Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:00 That task of restoring participatory democracy to the PNP http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/That-task-of-restoring-participatory-democracy-to-the-PNP_89367 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13630295/257268_83936_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00 FATCA hurting Caribbean: Revoke it, Mr Trump http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/FATCA-hurting-Caribbean--Revoke-it--Mr-Trump_89267 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/10877230/fatca_w300.jpg Editorial Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:00 Reggae Boyz’ display against USA gives reason for hope http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Reggae-Boyz--display-against-USA-gives-reason-for-hope_89234 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13616482/256254_w300.jpg Editorial Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:00 Scratching the surface on crime http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Scratching-the-surface-on-crime_89008 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13608364/Holness_w300.jpg Editorial Friday, February 10, 2017 12:00 Prime Minister Holness, please hear the children’s cry http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Prime-Minister-Holness--please-hear-the-children-s-cry-------_88979 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13503618/eu-pm_w300.jpg Editorial Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:00 Caricom Science Award to the ‘diabetes professor’ is well deserved http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Caricom-Science-Award-to-the--diabetes-professor--is-well-deserved_88879 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12936789/Keith_Mitchell_w300.jpg Editorial Wednesday, February 08, 2017 12:00 Thank you, Mrs Portia Simpson Miller http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Thank-you--Mrs-Portia-Simpson-Miller_88773 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13541827/245503__w300.jpg Editorial Tuesday, February 07, 2017 12:00 Dr Phillips has heavy lifting to do http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Dr-Phillips-has-heavy-lifting-to-do_88665 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13606369/255201_82125_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Monday, February 06, 2017 12:00 Someone has to pay for the ‘free’ lunch http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Someone-has-to-pay-for-the--free--lunch_88582 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13602649/ZZ15D94DC0_w300.jpg Editorial Sunday, February 05, 2017 12:00 Abide by the rules, it’s a simple principle http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Abide-by-the-rules--it-s-a-simple-principle_88526 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13597796/254434_81296_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Saturday, February 04, 2017 3:00 Sound ganja advice from Mr Seiveright http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Sound-ganja-advice-from-Mr-Seiveright_88352 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12694405/188019_17659_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Friday, February 03, 2017 12:00 Nursing shortage: The Pied Piper of London, Washington and Ottawa http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Nursing-shortage--The-Pied-Piper-of-London--Washington-and-Ottawa_88301 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13599695/CHRISTOPHER-TUFTON-PIC-2_w300.jpg Editorial Thursday, February 02, 2017 12:00 A tourism opportunity we just must not miss http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/A-tourism-opportunity-we-just-must-not-miss_88144 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13593108/254116_80953_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Wednesday, February 01, 2017 12:00 JN Bank opens at an interesting time http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/JN-Bank-opens-at-an-interesting-time_88112 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13221043/222839_w300.jpg Editorial Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:00 Role models for all http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Role-models-for-all_87990 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13606313/255263_82119_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Monday, January 30, 2017 12:00 Unregulated foreign investment can be harmful http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Unregulated-foreign-investment-can-be-harmful_87952 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13485354/245644_72042_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Sunday, January 29, 2017 12:00 We have to learn the hard lessons http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/We-have-to-learn-the-hard-lessons_87918 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13602654/4x100-relay-team_w300.jpg Editorial Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:00 Kudos to Sandals, a net earner of hard currency for Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Kudos-to-Sandals--a-net-earner-of-hard-currency-for-Jamaica_87723 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13587525/253756_80595_repro_w300.jpg Editorial Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 Do we need a public sex registry in Jamaica? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/Do-we-need-a-public-sex-registry-in-Jamaica-_87624 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/11578351/ZZ33E9CC57_w300.jpg Editorial Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:00