Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant. Read more


Saturday, November 30, 2019

Saturday, November, 30 2019    

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What the deaths of Ms Abigail Rowe, DJ 'Venom' tell us

Friday, November, 29 2019    

The deaths earlier this week of two young Jamaicans — Miss Abigail Rowe, a 21-year-old University of Technology, Jamaica student, and 40-year-old Mr Raymond Peart, who goes by the appellation “DJ Venom” — have highlighted the need for even... Read More

After massive increase in road licences, the taxi horse has long bolted

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

We have no doubt that Prime Minister Andrew Holness is sincere in his desire to curtail the traffic nightmare caused especially by lawless taxi operators in the Corporate Area and town centres across the island. Read More

A 42-month wait for an investor is not Usain Bolt speed, PM

Wednesday, November, 27 2019    

Maybe Prime Minister Andrew Holness is the only one in his Administration who appreciates the need for dispatch in the area of approving investment projects. Read More

End the violence against women!

Tuesday, November, 26 2019    

We would not be doing any injustice to our Jamaican women if we said that yesterday's commemoration of United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) was more of a whimper than a bang. Read More

Easing stress levels among professionals very important

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Jamaicans are understandably bothered by ugly confrontations involving public sector employees and those they are employed to serve. Read More

Social media and the devaluation of public honesty

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Honesty is the universally accepted principle on which people should voluntarily conduct all their affairs and relations. Without honesty there would be no trust, and relations among people would, in most instances, be ruthless. Read More

Striking the balance key to Reggae Boyz success

Saturday, November, 23 2019    

Those who remember well Jamaica's qualification for the 1998 Fifa World Cup in France won't argue with this newspaper's position that football is very much a young man's game. Read More

A relevant message from the pope

Friday, November, 22 2019    

The message came from more than 5,000 miles across the Atlantic, but it was most relevant to us here in Jamaica as it addressed one of the pressing issues in our society — poverty and how we as individuals, and the country in general, deal with the poor and... Read More

Imagine if the reverend or principal spoke thus: 'Big up unuh b...dc… self'

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Every well-functioning society has social rules by which the vast majority of the citizens abide. Those who select not to abide by the rules are considered rebels and are oftentimes ostracised. Read More

Use world standards to measure Jamaica's economic performance

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

 Human beings, wanting to feel good about themselves and their achievements, measure success in a variety of ways, but all too often run the risk of setting easy to attain goals or failing to admit their own fault when things go wrong. Read More

Farewell, Mr Douglas Vaz, innovator and patriot

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Probably one of the best measures of Mr Douglas Vaz's patriotism and deep commitment to the social and economic development of Jamaica is the fact that he chose to enter representational politics in the turbulent 1970s. Read More

Meeting needs of the police a good move

Monday, November, 18 2019    

All too often in everyday life, those of whom we ask much get very little in return. Read More

Be not weary in well doing, Mr Orville 'Shaggy' Burrell

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Just to be clear, we are very supportive of reggae artiste Mr Orville “Shaggy” Burrell and the critical philanthropic work he has been doing at the beleaguered Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston. Read More

When leaders cling to power...

Friday, November, 15 2019    

Many years ago, the great American president, Mr Abraham Lincoln, made this most profound statement: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.” Read More


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