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The big challenge for cricket coaches

Saturday, August, 1 2020    

Hope , though springing eternal, is never enough. Deeds, inspired by hope, will win the day. Read More

JUTC needs to be run as a business, not a political trough

Friday, July, 31 2020    

Here we go again.Like old man river, the losses, wanton waste, and corruption at the State-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) just keep rolling along. Read More

Say a prayer for America

Thursday, July, 30 2020    

Besides the fact that Americans are such an invaluable part of the human family, the umbilical cord tying Jamaica to the world's most powerful nation makes it the more painful to see the havoc being wreaked upon them by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

To truly appreciate the value of freedom

Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

We approach another anniversary of the abolition of slavery amidst a groundswell of protests against racism worldwide. Indeed, in recent days we have seen clashes between demonstrators and law enforcers in cities in the US, where the brutal killing of a black man, Mr George Floyd, by... Read More

Farewell, Mr Owen Arthur, outstanding son of the Caribbean

Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

The Right Honourable Owen Seymour Arthur, who died yesterday, aged 70, was the longest-serving prime minister of Barbados and an outstanding son of the Caribbean who will be sorely missed by all regionalists. Read More

The Dogs Act long in coming but no more delays, please

Monday, July, 27 2020    

It has taken a mighty long time, but better late than never.This newspaper is very pleased that the Jamaican Government has finally made the first major step towards holding accountable those whose dogs attack, hurt, and even kill innocent people. Read More

Education Transformation Commission must not be another waste of time and money

Sunday, July, 26 2020    

The establishment by the Government of a commission on education transformation, tasked with conducting a comprehensive review of the structure and operations of Jamaica's education system, is indeed timely. Read More

There is money to be made during COVID-19

Saturday, July, 25 2020    

As expected, the T20 Cricket World Cup originally scheduled for later this year has been postponed because of COVID-19. Read More

If Tropical Storm Gonzalo hits us…

Friday, July, 24 2020    

If the projection of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) holds, Jamaica could be affected by what is now Tropical Storm Gonzalo early next week. Read More

Dr Tufton has no time to wallow in self-pity

Thursday, July, 23 2020    

It is safe to assume that Dr Christopher Tufton did not sign up for the battle against the pandemic called the coronavirus when he accepted the appointment as minister of health and wellness in March 2016. Read More

Now that the Economic Recovery Report has been tabled...

Wednesday, July, 22 2020    

Last week, Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke tabled the anxiously awaited Economic Recovery Report that is supposed to be a roadmap to rebuild the country after the devastating blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

When a journalist crosses the line

Tuesday, July, 21 2020    

“…To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.” ― Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat Read More

The solution is greater than Sergeant Rowe's recommendation

Monday, July, 20 2020    

Chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, Sergeant Patrae Rowe's call for a stronger, “painful” deterrent to counter those who attack the police is understandable. Read More

Cybersecurity: How safe is any Jamaican?

Sunday, July, 19 2020    

Computerisation and the Internet, referred to as information and communications technology, has enormously improved the quality of life. Read More

The pressing need to train, nurture, protect sports officials

Saturday, July, 18 2020    

We have said before in this space that sport is big business and provides the basis for a wide variety of professions. Read More


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