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Loose lips sink ships 2.0

Friday, October, 11 2019    

We never thought that we would have had reason to be saying this again. But given Wednesday's outburst by Justice Minister Delroy Chuck after the arrest of his former Cabinet colleague Mr Ruel Reid and four other individuals, it appears that we are in the silly... Read More

'Loose lips sink ships...and cock mouth kill cock'

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

So crucial was it that the United States Office of War Information coined the phrase “Loose lips sink ships” and disseminated it on posters to discourage unguarded talk it believed could hurt its war effort during World War II. Read More

Fontana's Miss Lou project is most fitting

Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

Amidst the garrulous political exchanges between the Government and the Opposition over the past few days, this newspaper had the pleasure of bringing to greater public attention a project that, we believe, is of immense importance to the preservation of Jamaica's culture. Read More

The humblest calf drinks the most milk, Dr Haughton

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

The community of Cornwall College, 'the school beside the hill', and trying inner-city Mount Salem, St James, must be in anguished and wailful mourning for their young but prominent son, Dr Andre Haughton.There is little doubt that the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) thought it... Read More

Great performances in Doha; now on to Tokyo

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Low spectator support and discomforting heat in Doha, Qatar mean organisers are under intense pressure in the aftermath of the IAAF World Athletics Championships. Read More

Plant a million trees, but moreso a million fruit trees

Sunday, October, 6 2019    

Some of the most inspirational quotes are about trees, a clear sign of their importance to the quality of our humanity. Read More

Building champions

Saturday, October, 5 2019    

Younger Jamaicans, spoilt by athletic success, may be surprised to hear there were major games when this island nation went without a single medal. Read More

If we cherish this democracy

Friday, October, 4 2019    

The Government has wisely decided to withdraw the order resolution it tabled in Parliament earlier this week to extend the period of exemption for Cabinet documents from 20 years to 70 years. Read More

We had better wake up and smell the coffee!

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

As Jamaicans we have this puzzling propensity to seek to self-destruct by shooting ourselves in the foot. Read More

Government's bark worse than its bite

Wednesday, October, 2 2019    

January 2, 2014, three-year-old Tafferell Taffe lost an eye after being mauled by a pit bull in St Ann.January 4, 2014, a 59-year-old mechanic was hospitalised after being attacked by three pit bulls in St Mary. Read More

Begging doesn't work, use the Cybercrimes Act, JCF

Tuesday, October, 1 2019    

Several times a year, to no avail, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), through its information arm, the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), begs members of the public to be more responsible in their use of the various social media platforms. Read More

Stuff of champions

Monday, September, 30 2019    

Sport has a titillating habit of making fools of expert analysts and know-it-alls.When Mrs Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, then 29 years old, took a break from athletics in 2016 to have her first child, there were those who wondered — quite reasonably — whether... Read More

Human survival requires drastically slowing down climate change

Sunday, September, 29 2019    

Most people across the world now accept the scientific reports and studies pointing to rapidly occurring climate change as a clear and present existential threat to the continued existence of humanity. Read More

Briana out but support for J'cans in Doha still high

Saturday, September, 28 2019    

This newspaper takes note of reports that Miss Briana Williams would have been ineligible for competition at the IAAF World Championships even had she made the trip to Doha in time for today's start of the women's sprints. Read More

Are beach clean-ups worth it?

Friday, September, 27 2019    

Like they've done for the past 11 years, hundreds of volunteers, shepherded by Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), picked up garbage from miles and miles of coastline around the country last Saturday as part of International Coastal Clean-up Day. Read More



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