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When our leaders speak
WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike. The cynicism and bitterness that some Jamaicans have toward politicians reflect what many feel is a pointless relationship. The frustration comes from the ...
Of buggery and rationality
"Every dog have him day, every puss him twelve o'clock." — Jamaican proverb. Homosexuality is not a crime in Jamaica. Anal sex, described by statute as buggery is a criminal act that can attract a maximum sentence of 10 years. Case in point, some time ago, a Montegonian resident was arr ...
Sir Howard’s unshakeable faith in Jamaica
LAST July, I was part of a Food For the Poor contingent that presented a citation to our beloved late Sir Howard Cooke for his tremendous support of the organisation's work. I seized the opportunity to interview him and below are excerpts from the resulting column which was published on July 29, ...

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