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A very good grade for Sprinter

Oswy Gayle | Thursday, July, 25 2019    

On the evening of Monday, July 8, 2019 I went to see the movie Sprinter and it was worth my time, energy and money. It was simply brilliant! Read More

The uncomfortable truth about racism in America

Raulston Nembhard | Wednesday, July, 24 2019    

The Trumpian verbal attack on four black first-term congresswomen has brought again into sharp relief the matter of race and racism in America. This issue, coupled with the horrendous treatment of immigrants on the country's Southern border, has been met with the constant refrain, from... Read More

Transforming Ja's BPO industry: Why GSS is needed in 2019

Yoni Epstein | Wednesday, July, 24 2019    

Business process outsourcing (BPO) has taken its place in the global business landscape as one of the fastest-growing sectors. As technology grows, and the demand for the outsourcing of services expands, it is predicted that the global market for BPO will reach US$262.2 billion in 2022, which... Read More

Let's take back Jamaica!

Dudley C McLean II | Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

Jamaica has a crisis of political will to end the murder epidemic unleashed upon the nation by members of the alleged 300 gangs across the island. Of the official gangs identified, some 13 are reportedly aligned to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), 32 to the People's National Party (PNP), and the... Read More

Moral vs legal authority

Clinton Chisholm | Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

Errol Greene is my respected Baptist brother. I registered denominational pride as I watched him on TV news on Sunday, July 21, 2019 addressing a lay magistrates' gathering and raising questions on the moral authority of the police to arrest citizens for breaches of the... Read More

Proper oversight needed to solve traffic problems

BY Carlton A Gordon | Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

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Democratic socialism: The only hope for Jamaica

BY CARL MARSHALL | Monday, July, 22 2019    

The mission of the People's National Party (PNP) is to build a new Jamaica with Christ as our pioneer by building communities of good works; providing equal opportunity for everyone to acquire the means to achieve maximum satisfaction of wants commensurate with talent, enterprise and hard... Read More

Go, Danielle!

BY KEMAR BOGLE | Monday, July, 22 2019    

At the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) trials in June there was a mishap in the 100-m hurdles final. Danielle Williams was disqualified for a false start and, despite her prolonged protest, the disqualification stood. Read More

Of unfulfilled promises, plans and programmes

GARFIELD HIGGINS | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

No matter how good a trickster you are, you'll never be able to lick your back. — Zulu/Ndebele proverb, Southern Africa  Read More

Time for University of Jamaica!

MARTIN SCHADE | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

The University of Technology, Jamaica has had several titles through its 60 years of existence. Originally it was the Jamaica Institute of Technology in 1958. In 1959 the name of the institution was changed to the College of Arts, Science and Technology. The institution was formally accorded... Read More

The gauntlet of good men

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

Throughout the occupation of France by Nazi Germans in World War II, there were four constant factors: brutality, resistance, collaboration, and groups in conflict. Strangely enough, the groups in conflict were not only divided by international nationalities, but conflicts also existed... Read More

What is so hard to understand about millennial voters in Jamaica?

EVERTON PRYCE | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

It is widely accepted in the popular consciousness of the majority of Jamaicans that the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), led by its post-Independence leader in Prime Minister Andrew Holness, holds the advantage over the People's National Party (PNP) in successfully... Read More

Name and blame the polluters

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

Climate Change is no longer a future event. It is here, now, and real!Planet Earth, mankind's common homeland, appears to be already locked into 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, once hoped to be the top limit of human-caused climate change. Read More

The Integrity Commission report: Evidence of disintegration?

CANUTE THOMPSON | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

Jamaica has had a long history of State corruption, aided and abetted by individuals connected to the State or the party in power. To reduce the scale of corruption the People's National Party (PNP), while in power, drafted the Integrity Commission Bill. This Bill was passed into law by... Read More

Crime fight needs a real plan

Franklin Johnson | Friday, July, 19 2019    

In the past 40 years we have spent more resources trying to control crime, specifically murders, than growing food — and we have failed at the latter, thanks to thieves! Read More



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