Editorial

Slow marching to medical marijuana funeral

Friday, November, 10 2017    

The slow march, we see, is continuing on this issue of licensing in the medical marijuana industry. Read More

Resist the politicking and put Jamaica first

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

That Jamaica will soon host the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a regional meeting is not, we believe, accidental. Read More

PM Gaston Browne should know the Jamaica Observer is no Antigua Observer

Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

Clearly having nothing to celebrate since his election in 2014, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne spent his country's Independence Day complaining on Nationwide Radio that this newspaper has been campaigning against him following... Read More

Why Sir Richard Branson is right on the money

Tuesday, November, 7 2017    

For years Caribbean governments have been calling on international organisations, multilateral development banks, and developed countries to formulate a major economic package of aid and debt relief. Read More

Jason Holder and his men are growing up together

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Even with the travail West Indies cricket has had to endure for much of the past 20 years, Captain Mr Jason Holder and his team were favoured to overcome hosts Zimbabwe in the recent two-Test series. Read More

Dr Floyd Morris – in praise of extraordinary achievements

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

The number of Jamaicans who have pursued a university first degree are relatively few, and the number seeking a second degree even fewer. Imagine, therefore, how small the number of those who have received their third degree — the Doctor of Philosophy... Read More

No praise too high for our netballers

Saturday, November, 4 2017    

Praise is due to Jamaica's national netballers for their silver medal placing at the recent International Netball Federation's Fast5 tournament in Australia.For those who haven't been paying close attention, Fast5 netball is a relatively new innovation. Read More

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Saturday, November, 4 2017    

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Traffic fine amnesty symptom of bigger deeper problems

Friday, November, 3 2017    

Jamaicans do have a habit of 'tekking serious tings mek laugh'. Read More

No requiem for Dr Shane Alexis

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

With the fury of the by-elections behind us, it is possible to speak frankly about certain issues, hopefully minus the mindlessness of some critics who can't see past their partisan noses. Read More

China-Latin America and Caribbean Expo the place to be

Wednesday, November, 1 2017    

It is not very often that Jamaica and other countries in the English-speaking Caribbean get a chance to put their goods, services and culture on display at a major exposition in a huge market overseas. Read More

Congrats to the winners, but can we refocus on economic growth now?

Tuesday, October, 31 2017    

Heartiest congratulations are in order for Dr Norman Dunn and the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) for taking the St Mary South Eastern seat after yesterday's hard-fought by-election. Read More

Garrison politics on show, courtesy of by-elections

Monday, October, 30 2017    

The three by-elections today for parliamentary seats in St Mary South Eastern, St Andrew Southern, and St Andrew South Western bring into sharp focus the points raised by Justice Minister Delroy Chuck recently about garrison politics. Read More

Let's mark the 37th anniversary of the October 1980 elections with peaceful polls

Sunday, October, 29 2017    

Jamaica has had an outstanding record of uninterrupted elections since Universal Adult Suffrage was introduced in 1944. This is, by any measure, a proud achievement and a sign of the health of our democracy. Read More

Jamaica-China sport agreement a good move

Saturday, October, 28 2017    

The Jamaica-China relationship is expanding in even more areas with the signing earlier this week of a Letter of Exchange which sealed a technical cooperation project on sports. In one fell swoop, we have moved from the building of highways, sugar cane production, bauxite mining and... Read More



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