Are we fooling ourselves about the Diaspora?

Tuesday, April, 9 2019    

Every two years, the Jamaican Government spends a decent amount of money hosting the Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, hoping to motivate our nationals to show more interest in their homeland. Read More

The decision that Dr Phillips must now make

Monday, April, 8 2019    

In 1944, when the People's National Party (PNP) was brushed aside in the first national elections under universal adult suffrage, the internal cry was “Organize! Organize! Organise!” Read More

The political wisdom of East Portlanders

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

It is a credit to the wisdom of the Jamaican people, the resilience of our institutions, and the good sense of our politicians that we have been holding free and fair elections since Universal Adult Suffrage in 1944, the Portland Eastern by-election being the latest. Read More

The tough task of selecting the best combination

Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Believe it or not, just two months remain for the Fifa Women's World Cup set for June 7 to July 7 in France. Read More

Reckless political thinking has no place in our future

Friday, April, 5 2019    

Last week the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) issued a statement that had great significance but which, we notice, did not get the attention it deserved most likely because of the country's intense focus on the parliamentary by-election for the Portland... Read More

Should Calabar be banned to protect Champs, Jamaican athletics and education?

Thursday, April, 4 2019    

When violence in Kingston (1997) and Montego Bay (1972) threatened to destroy Jamaica's top schoolboy football competitions, the Inter-Secondary School Sport Association (ISSA) temporarily called off the Manning and DaCosta Cup games. Read More

Is this what Calabar has come to?

Wednesday, April, 3 2019    

Thankfully , the board and leadership at Calabar High School have stepped in quickly to deal with the almost barbaric behaviour of some students during morning assembly on Monday. Read More

Death and retrogression in Portland Eastern

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

THE charges and counter-charges about political violence, including deaths, in the Portland Eastern by-election campaign, is threatening to upend the hard-won electoral peace of the last 17 years. Read More

Good Champs, but old headaches persist

Monday, April, 1 2019    

Congrats to Edwin Allen High School and Kingston College for topping the girls' and boys' tables at the 109th Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships which ended Saturday. Read More

Could Venezuela spark return of East-West Cold War?

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Some experts currently believe that the introduction of troops from Russia into embattled Venezuela raises the spectre of the resurrection of the East-West Cold War. Read More

The task ahead for Mr Ricky Skerritt and his team

Saturday, March, 30 2019    

The recent resolution of a long-running separation dispute with former West Indies coach Mr Phil Simmons seems like a good start for the new president of Cricket West Indies Mr Ricky Skerritt. Read More

No return to failed policies of the past

Friday, March, 29 2019    

On Monday, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) continued its tradition of making the budget understandable to people without advanced degrees in public finance. Read More

Mrs Dorraine Samuels was adopted by her nation

Thursday, March, 28 2019    

The outpouring of clearly deep and heartfelt tributes to outstanding broadcaster Mrs Dorraine Samuels-Binger, who succumbed to cancer on Tuesday, age 59, is itself the truest testimony of how a media personality can come to be adopted by her nation. Read More

Why Jamaicans will like this budget

Wednesday, March, 27 2019    

Many commentators have commended the Government on a range of benefits announced in the 2019/2020 budget. Read More

Nothing wrong with PM meeting with US president

Tuesday, March, 26 2019    

Last Friday's meeting between United States President Donald Trump and five Caribbean leaders, including Jamaica's Mr Andrew Holness, is nothing for us to work up ourselves about. Read More


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