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International students, America good for each other

Tuesday, July, 14 2020    

We are watching with great interest the potential fallout from last week's decision by the United States Administration to revoke or refuse visas for foreign students who take classes entirely online in the fall. Read More

An achievement for the ages

Monday, July, 13 2020    

Britain was among the winners when World War Two — easily among the worst man-made catastrophes in all history — ended in 1945. Read More

What a day when we stamp out corruption

Sunday, July, 12 2020    

Jamaica's permanent pandemic comprises nepotism, cronyism and corruption which are rampant, widespread and unchecked. Read More

The business of sport amid COVID-19

Saturday, July, 11 2020    

AS has been said before in this space, the vast potential for earnings from televised sport is motivating considerable creativity aimed at satisfying the cravings of sports lovers, even in our COVID-19-afflicted world. Read More

A victory for the police and JamaicaEye

Friday, July, 10 2020    

The value of the island's investment in the national closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system, better known as JamaicaEye, was on display on Wednesday afternoon when the police effectively used the technology to apprehend four men suspected to have been committing a series of... Read More

Leave the DPP out of the politicking

Thursday, July, 9 2020    

Of course, the People's National Party (PNP) is in love with Ms Lisa Hanna. With brains, beauty, a willingness to work hard, and the clear indication of the grit of a formidable politician, she is a big catch for any party. Read More

Frightening projection of COVID-19's effect on HIV treatment

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

In March this year we reported Dr Jennifer Brown Tomlinson, medical director at Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL), urging people living with HIV to ensure that they take their medication daily. Read More

Don't allow political egotism to sink new anti-gang task force

Tuesday, July, 7 2020    

No one can be blamed for responding, 'Here we go again,' following the announcement that yet another special force has been established to dismantle and disrupt Jamaica's roughly 400 murderous criminal gangs. Read More

Acting together for the good of all

Monday, July, 6 2020    

Jamaicans, their Caribbean neighbours, and indeed people everywhere, know that damage to tourism caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is devastating local economies. Read More

Until Caribbean people can visit and mingle easily…

Sunday, July, 5 2020    

The Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) is supposed to be an evolving arrangement intended to promote the economic development of the region, based on the impeccable logic of free movement of goods, services and factors of production, namely capital and labour. Read More

Can we have a true marker for Sir Everton?

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

For Caribbean descendants of African slaves yearning for a better life for their children, Mr George Headley — the great Jamaican batsman of the 1930s — was a standard-bearer, representing achievement and possibilities in a hostile world. Read More

Jamaica and the US: Two reasons to celebrate July 4

Friday, July, 3 2020    

Tomorrow, July 4, Jamaica and America will mark two anniversaries that, while not similarly expansive in how they are celebrated, represent significant occurrences in our histories. Read More

Mr 'Dunstan' Whittingham, man of the street, man of the people

Thursday, July, 2 2020    

One could easily be forgiven for thinking that Mr Lionel “Dunstan” Whittingham has always been president of the Jamaica Vendors, Higglers, and Markets Association (JVHMA) because of his lifelong association with that organisation and his fearsome defence of... Read More

IDB leadership change an opportunity for us

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

Since 2010, Jamaica has held the record for receiving the highest level of support ever provided — as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) and on a per capita basis — by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest multilateral financial... Read More

If Mr Chuck is really sorry…

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Perceptive readers would have noticed that we in this space tend to be favourable to Justice Minister Delroy Chuck who, we believe, is an effective portfolio minister and Member of Parliament for his St Andrew North Eastern constituency. Read More


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