Editorial

Dr Floyd Morris – in praise of extraordinary achievements

The number of Jamaicans who have pursued a university first degree are relatively few, and the number seeking a second degree even fewer. Imagine, therefore, how small the number of those who have received their third degree — the Doctor of Philosophy... Read More

No praise too high for our netballers
Praise is due to Jamaica's national netballers for their silver medal placing at the recent International Netball Federation's Fast5 tournament in Australia.For those who haven't been paying close attention, Fast5 netball is a relatively new innovation.... Read More

Saturday, November 4, 2017
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Traffic fine amnesty symptom of bigger deeper problems
Jamaicans do have a habit of 'tekking serious tings mek laugh'.... Read More

No requiem for Dr Shane Alexis

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

With the fury of the by-elections behind us, it is possible to speak frankly about certain issues, hopefully minus the mindlessness of some critics who can't see past their partisan noses. Read More

China-Latin America and Caribbean Expo the place to be

Wednesday, November, 1 2017    

It is not very often that Jamaica and other countries in the English-speaking Caribbean get a chance to put their goods, services and culture on display at a major exposition in a huge market overseas. Read More

Congrats to the winners, but can we refocus on economic growth now?

Tuesday, October, 31 2017    

Heartiest congratulations are in order for Dr Norman Dunn and the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) for taking the St Mary South Eastern seat after yesterday's hard-fought by-election. Read More

Garrison politics on show, courtesy of by-elections

Monday, October, 30 2017    

The three by-elections today for parliamentary seats in St Mary South Eastern, St Andrew Southern, and St Andrew South Western bring into sharp focus the points raised by Justice Minister Delroy Chuck recently about garrison politics. Read More

Let's mark the 37th anniversary of the October 1980 elections with peaceful polls

Sunday, October, 29 2017    

Jamaica has had an outstanding record of uninterrupted elections since Universal Adult Suffrage was introduced in 1944. This is, by any measure, a proud achievement and a sign of the health of our democracy. Read More

Jamaica-China sport agreement a good move

Saturday, October, 28 2017    

The Jamaica-China relationship is expanding in even more areas with the signing earlier this week of a Letter of Exchange which sealed a technical cooperation project on sports. In one fell swoop, we have moved from the building of highways, sugar cane production, bauxite mining and... Read More

Electricity theft deeper than just crime

Friday, October, 27 2017    

The malady of electricity theft was again thrust into the spotlight with... Read More

Yes to privatisation of waste management

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Getting the management of solid waste out of Government hands can't happen soon enough. Read More

Jamaica should share research on supercentenarian's body with the global human family

Wednesday, October, 25 2017    

Mrs Violet Moss Brown, the Jamaican woman who was declared the world's oldest living person at age 117, before she died on September 15, 2017, is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Read More

PM Gaston Browne's 'entrepreneurial socialism' could hurt the Caribbean

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne has declared he is instituting “entrepreneurial socialism” in his tiny eastern Caribbean island, beginning with the hotel sector which he wants to partially nationalise. Read More

Don't wait until air pollution is too big to fix

Monday, October, 23 2017    

A report released last week by scientists presented a bit of information that did not get massive attention despite the implications it has for human survival. Read More



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