Editorial

Saluting Racers Track Club and Dr Bolt

Sunday, March, 19 2017    

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Farewell Sir Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet to the world

Saturday, March, 18 2017    

The death on Friday morning of Sir Derek Walcott, poet, playwright and painter, at his home in St Lucia, has left a yawning gap that will be hard to fill. Read More

ISSA could have avoided this row

Saturday, March, 18 2017    

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National DNA register a boon in the crime fight

Friday, March, 17 2017    

Word this week that the Government is acquiring equipment for the establishment of a national DNA register is most welcome. Read More

Time for action, not a bag o’ mouth

Wednesday, March, 15 2017    

The staff at the Auditor General’s Department (AGD) must feel that they’re on a treadmill. Read More

The mission of Mr Audley Shaw

Monday, March, 13 2017    

We have had our share of disappointments with prominent people paying lip service to important causes and principles, yet we sense in Mr Audley Shaw, the finance minister, a renewed and sincere zest for improving the lot of Jamaican youth. Read More

Don’t give scammers a free pass

Sunday, March, 12 2017    

The decision of the court last week to approve an extradition request from the United States for eight Jamaicans accused of involvement in lottery scamming should hopefully open the eyes of people engaged in this illegal activity. Read More

Is there sufficient Jamaican involvement in Chinese construction projects?

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

The Michael Manley-led Government of Jamaica in the 1970s initiated close Sino-Jamaica relationship on the basis of the "One China" policy which has been adhered to since then by successive governments. Read More

JADCO needs to say why

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

This newspaper’s position on the anti-doping rules in sport is well known to our readers.The rules, we believe, are to be observed, and athletes, as we have repeatedly stated, have a responsibility to abide by the rules. Read More

Don’t yield to the disorder, Mayor Williams

Friday, March, 10 2017    

In his assessment of the chaos that exists in downtown Kingston, Mayor Delroy Williams certainly has got one thing right — simply that what obtains is not sustainable. Read More

Is sending manslaughter convicts to prison the best remedy?

Wednesday, March, 8 2017    

The case of Shortwood Teachers’ College Principal Dr Christopher Clarke, who was on Tuesday this week ordered to pay $2 million or serve 12 months behind bars, should invite our most serious contemplation. Read More

As we observe International Women’s Day

Tuesday, March, 7 2017    

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres makes a very telling observation in his message marking today’s observation of International Women’s Day. Read More

Crime the enemy of tourism

Sunday, March, 5 2017    

Sadly, most Jamaicans have never been able to properly explore their own space.Many, perhaps most, have never even heard of the Bull Head Mountain in Clarendon, central Jamaica, where residents host a festival every Ash Wednesday. Read More



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