Has the time come to say farewell to Caricom?

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

The report of the Caricom Review Commission, chaired by former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has, at long last, been tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Read More

A most commendable gesture from Red Stripe

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

Red Stripe's rescue of the Jamaica women's bobsleigh team at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is most commendable, but not surprising as this company has a proud history of supporting Jamaica and its people over many decades. Read More

We shed no tears for Jacob Zuma

Friday, February, 16 2018    

Time has finally caught up with Mr Jacob Zuma, the scandal-tainted former head of the African National Congress (ANC) who on Wednesday was forced to step down as president of South Africa. Read More

That Etana grant fiasco

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sports, headed by Ms Olivia “Babsy” Grange might wish to take a closer look at the programmes and policy initiatives inherited from Mr Damion Crawford's administration of that ministry. Read More

Let's show the police force some love today

Wednesday, February, 14 2018    

The sombre news of the indefinite postponement by the private sector of its crime summit, which was set for tomorrow, has been balanced by the cheerful news that the Manchester Chamber of Commerce is pushing ahead with its own police support project. Read More

KSAMC's shameful embrace of lawlessness

Tuesday, February, 13 2018    

Any strong supporter of local government, with a conscience, would most likely have bowed their head in shame at the report carried last week in this newspaper about the discussion in the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) Roads and Works Committee meeting. Read More

Lessons for all of us from machete-beating incident

Monday, February, 12 2018    

From this distance, it seems reasonable to suggest that the St Thomas Parish Court acted in the best interest of everyone in the way it dealt with Ms Doreen Dyer, who was charged last year with cruelty to a child. Read More

Foreign policy questions for the Gov't

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

The Government needs to make a clear statement on Jamaica's foreign policy given the concerns raised by many Jamaicans after we abstained on the recent United Nations (UN) vote on America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More

The second coming of Mr Pybus

Saturday, February, 10 2018    

As those closest to the game will be well aware, there is a significant amount of cricket being played in the Caribbean this month. Read More

Ignore people who whine about new traffic law

Friday, February, 9 2018    

It was long in coming, but finally legislators in the Lower House passed the new Road Traffic Bill this week which, we expect, will also receive approval from Senators today. Read More

Heed Senator Sinclair's call; don't ease up on the criminals

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

The call by Government Senator Charles Sinclair for a tightening of the screws on the criminals with the use of the state of public emergency in St James is one that we wholeheartedly support. The measure, as stated by Senator Sinclair, and based on reports we have been receiving, has left the... Read More

If the PNP and Mr Shields want to help...

Tuesday, February, 6 2018    

If the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) and former Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Shields have not already done so, they should review and improve their respective 10-point plans and submit them to the private sector groups working on a stakeholder coalition to... Read More

Another labour of love for Mr Jason Henzell

Monday, February, 5 2018    

Perhaps the strangest aspect of Lovers' Leap in the quiet farming community of Yardley Chase in south-east St Elizabeth is that several attempts at its establishment as a sustainable and profitable visitor attraction have failed. Read More

Tillerson-Jamaica meeting could test foreign policy strengths

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

It's not something that the Government of Jamaica will readily admit; being caught completely by surprise when the United States Government informed it that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will touchdown in Jamaica for a one-hour meeting, en route from stops in Mexico,... Read More

We applaud Whitmore and the Boyz

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The Reggae Boyz's recent 2-2 draw with South Korea in Turkey was an extremely satisfying result for Jamaica's football. Read More


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