Columns

Carrying propaganda too far

Michael Burke | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Around the time of political independence in 1962, the Jamaica Information Service published a booklet on six great men in Jamaica. Included in that book were George William Gordon, Paul Bogle, Edward Jordan, Marcus Garvey, Sir... Read More

Missed opportunity to have a crime czar

Henley Morgan | Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Appointing Major General Antony Anderson commissioner of police, and burdening him with the expectation that he will transform the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and reduce the homicide rate, is a classic example of the wasted action Albert Einstein must have had in... Read More

How has the Trump ride been so far?

Raulston Nembhard | Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

When Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States I said in this space that the American people should strap themselves down for a rough ride. As some readers would recall, based on a set of assumptions, I had predicted that he would have lost the elections. This was not to be. Read More

Is INDECOM a rogue commission of Parliament?

Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

Head of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams has purportedly outmanoeuvred the police federation from a legal point of view by maintaining that he has always conducted private prosecutions and not sought to use any powers ascribed to... Read More

A long walk to a moral revolution

Henry J Lewis | Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

I am concerned about the progressive disintegration, tribalisation and continued fragmentation of the Jamaican society. Some will argue that it is the legacy of slavery and our political history which haunt us today. It appears to some that there are no alternatives; you either beat them... Read More

It's desperation time, Gaston Browne unleashes the streetwalkers, urchins!

By Anthony daCosta | Monday, March, 19 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- With two days to go to the general election, soon-to-be ex-prime minister, Gaston Browne has unleashed all his political streetwalkers and urchins to attack everyone he regards as his enemy, including his favourite campaign whipping boy, Sandals. Read More

The SCQ gender conundrum — Brilliance or confidence?

Jean Lowrie-Chin | Monday, March, 19 2018    

As I pondered the recent celebration of women's achievements I was puzzled at the performance of two leading girls' schools on Schools' Challenge Quiz (SCQ) last week. So I posted this message on social media: “Two bright girls' schools did not do well this week in School's... Read More

Jamaica owes teachers a raise

BY JAPHIA BECKFORD | Monday, March, 19 2018    

I noted that as a result of the Jamaica Teachers' Association action several members of the Jamaican society have been sharing hateful and downright disrespectful comments about teachers on social media. Some of these comments include, “Teachers too greedy…why dem feel like... Read More

In the shade of the tree planted by others?

Garfield Higgins | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune. — Ethiopian proverb  Read More

A gift to the world from Barack and Harry

Lance Neita | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

In a recent article on the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, I stated that Meghan was first married in 2013 in Jamaica, at the Jamaica Inn Hotel. I have since been corrected by letter from an obviously well-connected person who points out that Meghan... Read More

JamaicaEye — Is this the answer?

Al Miller | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

The eyes of the Lord are in every place watching the evil and the good. — Proverbs 15:3  Read More

Models and contrasts of responsive leadership

Canute Thompson | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Sometime in the 1990s, a customer service manager for a utility company told me that when she hears people complaining about her company she “jus tun off di radio or change di station”. While I could appreciate the stress that her work may have imposed on... Read More

The INDECOM debacle

JASON MCKAY | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

I have tried from a journalistic standpoint to avoid an analysis of the INDECOM crisis because I felt in many ways it came down to people bashing, which I think is counterproductive. Read More

Tumult of the Americas

BRUCE GOLDING | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

The eighth Summit of the Americas is scheduled to convene in Lima, Peru next month. Initiated in 1994, it was designed as a triennial forum to advance dialogue and cooperation among the countries of the western hemisphere, small and large, including... Read More

Who Am I? — My life and leadership (Part 2)

Edward Seaga | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

126 AchievementsEconomic and financial development; investment promotion. Read More



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