Editorial

Afghanistan's amazing cricket story

Monday, May, 27 2019    

When most people think of Afghanistan they think of war and conflict.The Afghans boast a long and proud history as a nation, yet they have rarely ever been truly united because of the many rival groups. Read More

Reggae Girlz demonstrate attitude for sustained success

Saturday, May, 25 2019    

At all times, human beings have an obligation to themselves and others to strive to do even better than before.No matter how good you were, there is always room for improvement. Read More

Traffic police: Lamentations not enough

Friday, May, 24 2019    

A police report that the driver of the minibus involved in Monday's fatal crash in Portland was recently warned for overloading the vehicle, emphasises the indiscipline and blatant disregard for the law that exists in the public transport sector. Read More

Opportune time for economic growth lesson

Thursday, May, 23 2019    

Mr Michael Lee-Chin, whose exceptional achievements in the arena of business have made Jamaicans proud, need not be shy about facing the fact that his “5 in 4” economic growth target might not be realised. Read More

Dump fires threaten Jamaica's growth

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

It is becoming increasing obvious that the State is unable to properly manage and operate landfills. Read More

Giving Senator Matthew Samuda a (free) lesson

Tuesday, May, 21 2019    

Senator Matthew Samuda, head of communications for the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), could learn a thing or two about how he signals what is important on the party's agenda in his news releases. Read More

Come down hard on litterbugs

Monday, May, 20 2019    

In Mandeville, a clearly annoyed Mr Floyd Green, Member of Parliament for St Elizabeth South Western and a junior minister, called for those seen carelessly disposing of garbage to be publicly identified and shamed. Read More

Reggae Girlz need our long-term support

Saturday, May, 18 2019    

We note the pledge by Miss Khadija Shaw that the Reggae Girlz will make Jamaica proud at the FIFA Women's World Cup next month.We take her at her word, for in truth Jamaica's national women's team has been an inspiration. Read More

No more speaking with 'water in the mouth', NWC

Friday, May, 17 2019    

Finally , we are starting to see signs that some amount of thought is being engaged in dealing with the water crisis that has been plaguing Jamaicans for decades. Read More

The coming dementia: We better 'tek sleep mark death'

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

In a new and alarming report, the United Nation's World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the number of people living with dementia is expected to explode from approximately 50 million today to 152 million by 2050. Read More

The curious case of Mr Darien Henry and Cumberland High School

Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

There's something awfully amiss in the developments at Cumberland High School, St Catherine, regarding the behaviour of the school board as it concerns Acting Principal Mr Darien Henry. Read More

Ganja industry could go up in smoke

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

We are acutely aware in this space that Jamaica's fledgling marijuana industry is overshadowed by much deference among a significant section of our population, who are still to be convinced that it is good for our country. Read More

Towards a better Jamaica

Monday, May, 13 2019    

This newspaper feels compelled to return to a column highlighted in yesterday's Sunday Observer headlined 'The Silent Revolution' written by Mr Axel van Trotsenburg, the World Bank's vice-president for Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

A 'big up' for SDC T20 cricket

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

This newspaper welcomes recent news that the Social Development Commission (SDC) has attracted sponsorship support worth $40 million from rum company J Wray & Nephew Ltd for its popular, annual Twenty20 cricket competition. Read More

Great value in a National Health Insurance Plan

Friday, May, 10 2019    

While data showing that only 20 per cent of the population has health insurance is not new, it certainly should jolt us all to consider the value that a National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP) will offer to Jamaicans. Read More



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