Columns

Use your votes to protect yourselves and Jamaica

Bruce Golding | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Taken from an address to a town hall meeting last Thursday at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Queens, New York, put on by GraceKennedy Money Services and Western Union.  Read More

Who were Corinaldi, McCatty and Lightbody to Montego Bay?

Shalman Scott | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

“...but AGS Coombs, working in the mold, manner and shared vision of David Areleus Corinaldi (1896-1920) and Phillip Lightbody (1921-1936), both members of the Legislative Council, achieved much for the beloved City of Montego Bay” ... quote Shalman Scott's... Read More

The elusive growth

Edward Seaga | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Planning is very often an art, not a science. Those who practise planning as a science need to be mindful of the words of President Harry Truman, who said he wanted to deal only with one-hand economists because all the others with two hands were always telling him “on one hand and... Read More

Away with it!

Franklin Johnston | Friday, May, 18 2018    

Remember price controls? The Rent Restriction Act (RRA) of 1944, now under review, purports to help the masses, but does the opposite. It limits housing supply; creates artificially high rentals, house prices; and foments conflict with poor owners and tenants. Read More

Learning together from Sewanee, Tennessee

Barbara Gloudon | Friday, May, 18 2018    

Riddle me dis, riddle me dat… Okay, so I have something to tell you, but to do so I have to bring into the story a place called Sewanee, the University of the South, Tennessee, USA. Sewanee is a liberal arts college and also a school of theology. Probably you may never have heard... Read More

Pentecost, credit unions and history

By Michael Burke | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

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The JCF-JDF connection

BY Ian Haughton | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

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The green of stress and greed

Melissa Martin | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

Money . Cash. Green stuff. Why is US currency green? Who decided on the classic green hue? According to an online article by the History Channel , the US Bureau of Printing and Engraving selected the green colour because the ink was... Read More

Woman empowerment and/vs marginalisation of our men

Raulston Nembhard | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), in its recently published report on employment in Jamaica, indicated that women are being employed 11 times more than their male counterparts. To some people this report may have come as a shock; for others, it speaks to... Read More

Is North Korea sincere in its commitment to complete denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula?

Young Gyu Lee | Tuesday, May, 15 2018    

The summit meeting between President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea produced tangible progress on three fronts. Read More

The J'can licensed firearm holder ...Some of us follow the rules

BY ArmedChristian | Monday, May, 14 2018    

 Jamaicans, largely, have a love-hate relationship with firearms. Their destructive force is exemplified and amplified within the dancehall culture with songs that speak about different calibre sizes, some of which, by the way, are illegal to own. Read More

Disunity, oblivescence — Deterrents to black people's economic success

By Curtis Webley | Monday, May, 14 2018    

 It has often been said that we, descendants of Africa, do not support people of our own race, whether it's in business, social settings, or otherwise, unless we are caught in a precarious or dire situation. Read More

A legacy tarnished

BY NICKOY BROWN | Monday, May, 14 2018    

The Cosby Show was an American television sitcom starring the legendary comedian Bill Cosby. The show aired for eight seasons on NBC , from September 20, 1984 to April 30, 1992. Read More

Let's hope PNP threats of street protests just more idle talk

Garfield Higgins | Sunday, May, 13 2018    

In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams. — Nigerian proverb  Read More

On taking Louise Bennett very seriously, indeed

Lance Neita | Sunday, May, 13 2018    

I first saw Louise Bennett at my primary school (it was known as elementary school in those days) when she made repeated visits on behalf of the Jamaica Welfare and the Education Department. Read More



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