If it nuh go suh...! - January 21

Greed, thievery there will always be

The reports of alleged thievery of customers' funds at Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL), Sagicor and National Commercial Bank (NCB) remind us that there has been greed and other motives for stealing from time immemorial. The issue is whether the guard rails were strong enough to prevent or minimise it, and if not, will any heads roll?

What's happening with us women?

In the case of alleged misappropriation of money at SSL, Sagicor and NCB, it is said that the culprits are all women. That never used to be. What is happening with us, ladies? Things are hard, but this surely cannot be the answer. Honesty is still the best policy.

Never in Jamaica

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern said she is stepping down as prime minister of New Zealand on February 7, 2023, and will not contest this year's general elections, explaining: "I am not leaving because it was hard. Had that been the case I probably would have departed two months into the job. I am leaving because with such a privileged role comes responsibility, the responsibility to know when you are the right person to lead and, also, when you are not. I know what this job takes, and I know that I no longer have enough in the tank to do it justice. It is that simple," she said. Wow! That could never be in Jamaica.

Change of use at UHWI COVID-19 Field hospital?

Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton

Is it true that the field hospital that was established to handle COVID cases at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is being used for accidents and emergencies and as regular bed space, at a time when health authorities are warning that there is a resurgence of COVID cases? Maybe Dr Chris Tufton, the health minister, can enlighten our darkness on this matter.


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