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The heat is on, and getting hotter!

Friday, September 21, 2012    

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Things are not going so well for the hate-mailer. The heat is really on and even close friends are feeling that heat and want to jump off the wagon. But it's too late. Word is that the hate-mailer has to pay megabucks in "inconvenience costs". The friends are fretting that they too may be exposed, causing more sleepless nights.

The hapless mastermind

People are also talking about the tourism executive who was the mastermind behind the worldwide distribution of the hate-mail. The latest word is that the culprit may soon be invited to an unexpected place.

Food... and drink for thought

The dress code for Appleton's superb event -- the Barrelling of the Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum Prime Ministers' Reserve stipulated "Business". So many were a tad perplexed when the former PM stepped boldly onto the stage sans tie! Why send home students for not wearing their correct uniform, asked a guest, when our leaders refuse to set an example? Food for thought...

Politicos who are on to something

Lloyd B Smith and Damion Crawford are two politicians who are on to something. If they can keep up the heat on the curry goat politics and its practitioners, they would be doing this country a favour. Still, it would be good to hear a definitive position from Prime Minister and party leader Portia Simpson Miller.

Rewarding employees

I thoroughly enjoyed reading your columnist Yvonne Nicholson's article in the Business Observer last Wednesday. At least someone is thinking about how companies can reward enterprising employees even though things are so tight.

Question of the week

Is it possible that we could be completely rid of pork barrel politics?

Send your best suss to pepperpot@jamaicaobserver.com

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