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On the right path, Dr Clarke

Friday, March, 13 2020    

The new tax-reduction measures announced by Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke are the House of Representatives on Tuesday is further proof that the Government is in tune with the type of stimulus needed to pull Jamaica out of the economic quagmire left by misguided policies of the... Read More

Living with the hard reality of COVID-19

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

Radio personality Miss Khadine Hylton, better known as Miss Kitty, the Fluffy Diva, who has emerged as a bona fide comedienne, joked yesterday that, although she was expecting it, she “blacked out” upon receiving news of the confirmation of Jamaica's first... Read More

Why check up on Lee Boyd Malvo?

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

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Let's show the world how we handle coronavirus

Wednesday, March, 11 2020    

It is natural that some Jamaicans have already started to panic after the health authorities yesterday confirmed the first imported case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) here. Read More

Finding the right balance on taxation

Tuesday, March, 10 2020    

The merchants of Portmore, St Catherine, have called for a cut in personal and corporate income taxes, arguing that it would reduce the primary surplus and pour $10 billion into the treasury. Read More

The dilemma facing the Govt should Mr Charles walk tomorrow

Monday, March, 9 2020    

After hinting at departure for some time, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Member of Parliament for Clarendon North Central Mr Pearnel Charles seems likely to announce his retirement from elected politics tomorrow. Read More

Can anything good come out of COVID-19?

Sunday, March, 8 2020    

The world has, in the last 40 to 50 years, been experiencing the second great age of globalisation, after the first which started in the late 19th century with Great Britain leading the way, but brought to an abrupt end by World War I. Read More

Let's listen to 'Taxi' and throw our weight behind football

Saturday, March, 7 2020    

Reggae Boyz defender Mr Kemar “Taxi” Lawrence surely deserves the highest praise following his recent transfer to Belgian club RSC Anderlecht from Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls on a two-and-a-half-year deal.He becomes the second locally... Read More

More danger for the Earth

Friday, March, 6 2020    

Amid the worldwide fear surrounding the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has come more news from scientists of further damage to the Earth by climate change. Read More

Our electoral democracy still a work in progress

Thursday, March, 5 2020    

In politics, as in so many other spheres of life, an ugly win is better than a pretty loss, and so Mr Pearnel Charles Jr will be celebrating his victory over the hapless Mr Dereck Lambert, who ran as an independent in Clarendon South Eastern on Monday. Read More

Would that we use social media for good

Wednesday, March, 4 2020    

The radical transformation of our planet since the birth of the Internet has been nothing short of phenomenal. Information on almost every available subject is available with the mere click of a mouse or swipe of a smartphone screen. Read More

The world must fight coronavirus as one

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

However tempting it is, countries and organisations, including political parties, must resist with might and main a non-collaborative approach in the fight to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

After today's vote...

Monday, March, 2 2020    

Outside of one skirmish just over a week ago, campaigning for today's parliamentary by-election in Clarendon South Eastern has been peaceful. Read More

Finally, serious research into sexual harassment in Jamaica

Sunday, March, 1 2020    

Amidst the understandable preoccupation with the novel coronavirus, news related to another virus of sorts — pernicious sexual harassment — has been somewhat overshadowed. Read More

As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games draw near...

Saturday, February, 29 2020    

Word from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the organisers of the Tokyo Olympics is that they will not rush to cancel the Games, which are just five months away, unless they are given specific advice to do so by international authorities dealing with the coronavirus... Read More


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