We must learn from the FLA scandal

Sunday, August, 27 2017    

The daily stream of revelations in the scandal engulfing the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) is extremely frightening. Read More

Jamaican football owes huge debt to schoolboy competitions

Saturday, August, 26 2017    

Following close on the heels of Jamaica's highly successful campaign at the CONCACAF Gold Cup using mainly local-bred players who are active in the North American professional leagues comes the morale-boosting 2-1 away friendly win against Trinidad and... Read More

We can no longer afford evil robbing us of our future

Friday, August, 25 2017    

The lead story in yesterday's edition of the Jamaica Observer is testament to the possibilities of human achievement once individuals are afforded an opportunity. Read More

It is indeed time for big thinking and bold action

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

A few weeks go Mr Adam Stewart, the deputy chairman and chief executive officer of the Appliance Traders Group, which includes this newspaper, made a compelling argument for improvement to one aspect of Jamaica's tourism product. Read More

We must act now to protect West Indies cricket

Wednesday, August, 23 2017    

The recent defeat of the West Indies by England in the 'pink' Test is yet another example of the long-running travails of the once all-conquering team from the Caribbean. Read More

Sound and useful advice from Mr Vaughn Reid

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Those who took a look at the Sunday Observer may have seen an intriguing story headlined 'When I left Bible school I bought a tractor trailer'. Read More

A bold statement of confidence from the CB Group

Monday, August, 21 2017    

We share the view that the just-announced investment by Caribbean Broilers (CB) Group is indeed a big statement of confidence in Jamaica. Read More

Sugar industry is unaffordable social welfare

Sunday, August, 20 2017    

The sugar industry was the backbone of the economy of Jamaica and our largest export and source of foreign exchange from the mid-17th Century, when British colonial rule began, until the emergence of the bauxite and tourism industries in the 1960s. Read More

Big money and the impact on WI cricket

Saturday, August, 19 2017    

Cricket fans can't have missed that the West Indies three-Test tour of England clashes directly with the Caribbean Premier League (CPL regional t wenty20 (T20) franchise tournament) currently ongoing in the... Read More

Watch and prepare, please

Friday, August, 18 2017    

Over the past week the region has been experiencing increased activity associated with the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which experts project will be above normal. Read More

Spread Marcus Garvey's life and teachings even more

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

On this date 130 years ago, in St Ann's Bay, the Jamaican couple of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Sr, a mason, and Sarah Jane Richards, a domestic worker, welcomed into the world a son who eventually grew to become one of the most influential and inspirational black leaders of his... Read More

America should leave no room for bigotry

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

It took him too long. However, US President Donald Trump has finally done the right thing by denouncing as “repugnant” the racism that was so evident in last weekend's deadly rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read More

The positives in London must not be lost in the mix

Monday, August, 14 2017    

We shouldn't be surprised if London is Mr Usain Bolt's favourite city behind Kingston.Surely there never has been a celebration of an athlete's career as was witnessed at the end of the IAAF World Championships in London yesterday. Read More

Undiplomatic and hypocritical comments against Chinese investors

Sunday, August, 13 2017    

In the last few days there has been a virulent outbreak of intemperate utterances with potentially harmful effects to Jamaica's friendship with the People's Republic of China. Read More

It's not all gloom in London

Saturday, August, 12 2017    

The relays remain as realistic medal prospects, but as we enter the final two days of the IAAF World Championships there is no escaping the reality that Jamaica's athletes in London have performed below expectations. Read More


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