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May he RIP, but there will be no tears for Mugabe

Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

Understandably, some African presidents and a few other world leaders who reacted to the death of Robert Mugabe last week showered him with praise for his determined struggle to free his country from colonial rule. Read More

What did the police promise dance promoters?

Tuesday, September, 10 2019    

We are awaiting word from the Police High Command on the outcome of last Thursday's meeting between party promoters and Assistant Commissioner of Police Kevin Blake, to address a request to extend the closing time for parties and dances. Read More

The task for the PNP now

Monday, September, 9 2019    

Back in April when the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) lost Portland Eastern, a former stronghold, this newspaper was among those urging party leader Dr Peter Phillips to speedily prepare the way for a successor. Read More

How bending the rules can hurt democracy

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

Democracy is not perfect but it is the best system for orderly governance in which the people have opportunities to take part in making decisions about leaders, political parties and policies. Read More

No quick fix for WI cricket...but it can be fixed

Saturday, September, 7 2019    

West Indies cricket captain Mr Jason Holder has been a magnificent example to his team mates in terms of leadership, attitude and in doing the work to improve his own game.As an individual he has reaped rewards for supreme dedication by being classified as the top... Read More

Why we should heed Dr Aiken's recommendations on prostate cancer

Friday, September, 6 2019    

When Dr William Aiken, one of Jamaica's foremost urologists, speaks we tend to listen...keenly. Read More

There are no free lunches, or beaches

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

After a brave attempt at upgrading the popular Fort Clarence Beach, east of Portmore, St Catherine, the state-run Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has decided to partner with a private sector firm, still hoping to realise its original dream. Read More

We feel the pain of The Bahamas

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

The scenes of death and destruction emerging from The Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian’s assault on that sister Caribbean territory are deeply painful.Yesterday, The Nassau Guardian newspaper reported the country’s National Security Minister Marvin Dames as saying... Read More

Mr Sameer Younis engraved his name in history through service

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

If the concept behind the Jamaican motto — Out of Many, One People — is broken out, the shining stories of the patriot-pioneers will include those of the Lebanese Jamaicans, like... Read More

Dr Ken Baugh — A true patriot and statesman

Monday, September, 2 2019    

Although we all knew that Dr Kenneth Baugh was ailing for quite some time, news of his passing yesterday hit us hard, because he was easily one of the most decent human beings to have walked this earth. Read More

Lower interest rates and higher investment: Not that simple

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

After reducing crime, increasing economic growth is the next most important goal for the Government and for most Jamaicans, hopefully leading to an increased standard of living for the majority. Read More

Looking forward to the revived Reggae Sunsplash

Saturday, August, 31 2019    

Mr Tyrone Wilson, the CEO of eMedia Interactive Group Ltd, and his team who are reviving Reggae Sunsplash are starting out with the right frame of mind. Read More

Creating a proper social structure

Friday, August, 30 2019    

On Monday this week we had the pleasure of having an engaging discussion with six young, bright and brave Jamaicans who have ventured into business for themselves. Read More

Questions for the police after more balderdash from ACP Welsh

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

We note the speed with which the police high command moved to shut down Bishop Dr Gary Welsh after he chose to subject the public to a second round of balderdash in the space of a week. Read More

Great value in SDC's cricket competition

Wednesday, August, 28 2019    

The Social Development Commission (SDC) very rarely makes headlines.That's perhaps just as well, for there are a few State agencies over the last year or so that have made the news for all the wrong reasons. Read More


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