Editorial

Good reasons to smile

Saturday, February, 18 2017    

Recent days have been pretty good for Jamaican cricket and football. Read More

Exploiting Kingston’s appeal to tourists

Thursday, February, 16 2017    

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Playing political football with the NHT

Wednesday, February, 15 2017    

The debate about whether any Government should be dipping into the coffers of the State-run National Housing Trust (NHT) is, foolishly, occurring in a vacuum. Read More

Government response to rumours too lackadaisical

Tuesday, February, 14 2017    

It is one of the stranger mysteries of life that human beings delight so much in rumour-mongering, and of late the Jamaican rumour mill has been in constant overdrive, fanned by social media which has an insatiable appetite for it. Read More

That task of restoring participatory democracy to the PNP

Sunday, February, 12 2017    

We note with interest Dr Peter Phillips’s insistence that there was no special deal as prelude to the stepping down of Mrs Portia Simpson Miller as president of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP). Read More

FATCA hurting Caribbean: Revoke it, Mr Trump

Sunday, February, 12 2017    

The United States Government passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 and has been implementing it vigorously. Read More

Reggae Boyz’ display against USA gives reason for hope

Saturday, February, 11 2017    

Even after the most cruel of setbacks life goes on, and it is natural human instinct to make the very best of it. Read More

Scratching the surface on crime

Thursday, February, 9 2017    

Quite frankly, there was no need for the Government and the police to hold a press conference to tell us that they were now going to insist that the country’s laws are enforced. Read More

Caricom Science Award to the ‘diabetes professor’ is well deserved

Tuesday, February, 7 2017    

The 2017 Caribbean Community (Caricom) Science Award could not have gone to a more deserving person than Professor Dalip Ragoobirsingh, the director of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Diabetes Education Programme at Mona, Jamaica. Read More

Thank you, Mrs Portia Simpson Miller

Monday, February, 6 2017    

It's obvious that Mrs Portia Simpson Miller badly miscalculated by choosing to stay on as president of the People’s National Party (PNP) following the party’s loss at the polls last February. Read More

Dr Phillips has heavy lifting to do

Sunday, February, 5 2017    

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Someone has to pay for the ‘free’ lunch

Saturday, February, 4 2017    

Too many Jamaicans suffer from an acute freeness mentality which extends to almost every human need and aspect of life, insisting that someone must provide for them. Read More

Abide by the rules, it’s a simple principle

Saturday, February, 4 2017    

A week ago in this space, this newspaper reminded readers of track coach Mr Glen Mills’ description of the situation surrounding prohibited and banned substances as a "minefield" for athletes. Read More



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