As America grieves again...

Friday, August, 9 2019    

America is again in the throes of a bitter debate about gun control, sparked by the latest incidents of mass shootings in two states. Read More

Building a better Jamaica

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Dear Editor,I am proud to be Jamaican and equally as proud to be a part of the transformation period that is taking place in this island of wood and water. Read More

Prof Lalor's Order of Merit well deserved

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

The State's decision to invest Professor Gerald Lalor with Jamaica's third highest national honour — the Order of Merit (OM) — is most profound. Read More

Where are we with the domestic violence shelter?

Wednesday, August, 7 2019    

ON the heels of the publication of Jamaica's Women's Health Survey, which revealed that a quarter of Jamaican women (25.2 per cent) have experienced physical violence by a male partner, it was announced that Jamaica's first State-run women's shelter for victims of domestic violence would be... Read More

Let's celebrate the land of our birth

Tuesday, August, 6 2019    

Today, as we celebrate the decision of our forefathers, 57 years ago, to govern our own affairs, let us remember that sovereignty gave us not only a much greater degree of control over our own destiny, but also confidence, pride and identity as a people. Read More

Jamaica a better place, thanks to Mr Ken Chaplin

Monday, August, 5 2019    

It's not by accident that Mr Ken Chaplin, who died last week at age 89, served as press secretary to four prime ministers across Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and People's National Party (PNP) administrations, spanning three decades. Read More

An important step forward on the road to reparations

Sunday, August, 4 2019    

Few people, especially those descended from enslaved Africans, would dispute the justification for reparatory justice for the cruel injustices inflicted on their African ancestors. However, there are people who believe that the efforts to get those countries, individuals and institutions... Read More

Jamaicans deserve to know what went wrong

Saturday, August, 3 2019    

It seems to us that, at the very least, there should be a formal inquiry as to what has gone wrong with Jamaica's Under-23 football squad. Read More

Hoping for the best from Venezuela talks

Friday, August, 2 2019    

News that representatives for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Opposition Leader Juan Guaido reopened talks in Barbados on Wednesday to resolve that country's political crisis is indeed encouraging. Read More

Emancipation Day holds great hope for our people

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Today, as the country begins its annual period of reflection on our history and move towards self-government, it is important that we recall the brave and determined struggle of our ancestors to rid Jamaicans of slavery — a most abominable crime that is arguably man's greatest... Read More

Sumfest highlights the economic value of events

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

People engaged in the travel industry will admit that events hold the potential to drive huge visitor traffic to a destination. Read More

As we review the Shiprider Agreement...

Tuesday, July, 30 2019    

Shortly after the claims of human rights abuses made by five Jamaican fishermen against the US Coast Guard, the Government had said it would review the protocols and procedures for implementation of the Shiprider Agreement with the United... Read More

Mr Alanzo Hill, like a beacon, is showing the way

Monday, July, 29 2019    

The story of Mr Alanzo Hill published in yesterday's Sunday edition will have resonated well with most people. Read More

Opportunity in sargassum research

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

The sargassum weed, which grows and spreads into thick floating mats, washed onto the beaches of the Caribbean in large volumes, particularly in 2011, 2014 and 2015, and reached unprecedented levels in 2018. Read More

What's the plan for Mr Chris Gayle?

Saturday, July, 27 2019    

It seems reasonable to assume that after the disappointment of the recent 50-over ICC Cricket World Cup in England, the powers that be in West Indies cricket will want to begin preparations, from now, for the next tournament in four years' time. Read More


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