State of Emergency in St Catherine North

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness a short while ago announced that a State of Public Emergency has been declared for St Catherine North.This, he said, will last initially for 14 days. Read more


In the shade of the tree planted by others?

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
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?
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
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

Move Mark's Mic

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Columnist Garfield Higgins takes a look at Mark Golding's maiden presentation to Parliament as Opposition spokesperson on finance. He hones in on the overarching theme of ascribing the successes of the sitting Jamaica Labour Party Government to the “groundwork laid” by the ousted... Read More

Eureka! Holness has discovered the 'Father of the Nation'

Franklin Johnston | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Andrew Holness creates this opportunity to compare Edward Seaga and others. It is invidious. If he lives longer (we wish him long life), with Andrew in office, most public buildings — some not yet built may bear his name; why? Seaga, as others, copied stuff when in office; and why not? The... Read More

The challenges of the times continue

Barbara Gloudon | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Who amongst us didn't feel as if they couldn't stand another occasion of bad news when news broke that a student attending the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) came near to being another victim of the evil which has been plaguing our nation? Read More

The PNP and the Peter principle

Lloyd B Smith | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

If the recently published Don Anderson polls are to be believed, the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) is in some amount of trouble. Not only is the party some seven points behind the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), but its president, Dr Peter Phillips, is lagging behind JLP... Read More

Where's our plan to combat Trump's tariffs?

Lisa Hanna | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

The Opposition notes with concern the proposed tariffs on a number of countries for imported aluminium and steel recently announced by United States President Donald Trump which could have serious direct and indirect economic implications for Jamaica. Read More

Teach Garvey and Rodney in schools

Michael Burke | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

As we say in Jamaica, “Nuff tings a gwaan.” There is the comment by Peter Bunting about Dr Nigel Clarke. There is the protest by an ecumenical group about government wanting to be signatories for church school cheques. There are the advertisements that discourage obesity in... Read More

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me!

By Melain Alphonso | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — With the general election just days away in Antigua and Barbuda, the political parties have started outlining their vision for the future of the island. Read More

Budgetary priorities and passing the 'people's test'

Raulston Nembhard | Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

In the latest Don Anderson polls, Audley Shaw, minister of finance, was ranked as one of the lowest-performing ministers of the Andrew Holness-led Administration, on par with the embattled Minister of National Security Robert “Bobby” Montague. In a way, this... Read More


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