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If we all do our bit, there will be good cheer and applause ahead

Monday, April, 13 2020    

Among the great strengths of Jamaica's Tourism Minister Mr Edmund Bartlett is his ability to highlight the bright side. Read More

Post-COVID pandemic: Prepare to fail if we fail to prepare

Sunday, April, 12 2020    

This week we return to last Sunday's editorial theme urging the Government to establish a commission to work on the post-pandemic economy. We note that since then, the United States Administration has announced its intention to go that route. Read More

Crucifixion's message of hope, courage and compassion needed now more than ever

Friday, April, 10 2020    

This Easter weekend, and especially Good Friday, will probably be the most difficult for Jamaican Christians as they commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in common with millions of Christians across the world. Read More

Level of unpreparedness for coronavirus pandemic stunning

Thursday, April, 9 2020    

Notwithstanding the unprecedented advancement in information and technology, in research and development across all areas, especially in health and virology, the world has been caught squarely off guard by the COVID-19, or coronavirus pandemic. Read More

When the COVID-19 vaccine is finally found and approved...

Wednesday, April, 8 2020    

As countries across the world continue to implement measures aimed at stemming the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we are encouraged by news coming out of the World Health Organization (WHO) that scientists in many states are working at a frenetic pace to... Read More

Scattered Hosannas for Palm Sunday as COVID-19 paves way for church without walls

Tuesday, April, 7 2020    

“They took palm branches and went out to meet him. They kept shouting: 'Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord…” – Christian Standard Bible Read More

Stop the useless talk and act on homelessness

Monday, April, 6 2020    

In times such as these, when the immediate priority equates to home, family, and self, it is easy to forget that protecting the vulnerable in the wider community is in fact enlightened self-interest. Read More

The world after COVID-19

Sunday, April, 5 2020    

Understandably , the urgency of today's race to control the COVID-19 pandemic is consuming humanity. However, it would be extremely foolhardy to ignore the need to prepare for the post-coronavirus world, because it is going to be very different from the one we... Read More

No easy way out

Saturday, April, 4 2020    

We have been hearing since it was first identified in Wuhan, China late last year that among the biggest challenges facing the world in relation to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is that the experts don't know enough about it. Read More

Opportunities for agriculture after COVID-19

Friday, April, 3 2020    

Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President Richard Pandohie makes a valid point in his suggestion that farmers and the wider agricultural sector become more engaged in the use of technology. Read More

Burying a loved one in the era of COVID-19

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

The pain of burying a loved one is becoming even more excruciating as traditional norms of extended ceremony and eulogy are having to be abandoned in this era of COVID-19 or coronavirus. Read More

Bring the full weight of the law down on the mischief merchants

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

The police, we note, have charged a man with creating public mischief in relation to the circulation of a voice note falsely claiming a shutdown of Westmoreland as the island tries to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19. Read More

If ever we needed each other, it is now

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

The entire country of Jamaica, by now, must be seized with the utter seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, if only from seeing the devastation which the disease is wreaking from one end of the globe to the next. Read More

Don't lose hope, there is light ahead

Monday, March, 30 2020    

As news of doom and gloom related to COVID-19 flood people's space, it is very easy for some to descend into extreme depression and hopelessness. Read More

COVID-19 will severely test our health system

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

The resilience of Jamaicans to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be, among other things, a reflection of their health and the state of the public health system. Read More


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