Columns

Pledge to continued vigilance and moral courage

Peter Phillips | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019, first of all we give thanks to God Almighty for his many blessings which have sustained us all during the past year. Read More

'Duppy' tales and history of a nation

Lance Neita | Monday, December, 31 2018    

SHORT of good reading material this weekend I resorted to musing through some of my articles written for the newspapers over the years. Editors have been kind, for the most part, and readers been encouraging with their constructive criticism. Read More

Placing the performance of the Government in context — Part 1

Monday, December, 31 2018    

THERE are three principal ways in which the performance of a government should be evaluated:(a) actual performance relative to planned performance (focusing on key performance indicators);(b) management of crises and unexpected events; and Read More

All's fair in love and Opioid Wars

Paul Golding | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

The f renetic pace of the global news cycle with significant and disruptive important issues like Brexit, the rise of populism, privacy, immigration, the scope and impact of social media, fake news, and trade wars have drowned out other consequential stories. One such... Read More

Maturing governance has set stage for 2019

Garfield Higgins | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

When good fortune knocks, you have to open the door yourself. — Swahili proverb, Tanzania  Read More

Corruption: Historical facts, present realities

Al Miler | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

What has been will be again; what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.— King Solomon, Ecclesiastes 1:9  Read More

The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

Sir Ronald Sanders | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of 'peace on earth and goodwill to all'. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change... Read More

We neither want nor need a captive dolphin facility in Discovery Bay

BY ERICA DOWNER | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Discovery Bay, St Ann, is an almost perfect horseshoe bay, about a mile across each way, with famously crystal clear, intensely blue water, and a fringing reef, through which a narrow channel was cut for the ore freighters which call about once a week. Read More

A sales leader's guide to improving performance in 2019

BY BEVERLEY THOMPSON | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Said the sales manager to a colleague: “How do I achieve consistent results? I have been a sales leader for a while and can't seem to deliver on my goals and objectives. How do I make an impact and leave a legacy?” Read More

We are not killers, culturally

BY JASON McKAY | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

I was looking at a video being sent around on social media, which shows a man on a motorcycle being murdered by two men after being deprived of his bike. The killing seemed senseless because he was not resisting and was actually trying to run away. Read More

Of domino and cricket…not out!

By Herbert L Brown | Friday, December, 28 2018    

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Christ vs Santa Claus

Friday, December, 28 2018    

This is a time of year when dissent about Jesus's birthdate, Christmas and Santa Claus emerge among Christians. Should we abandon Christmas? Boot Santa? No! Some opine this is a white thing and that an event attuned to our 92.1 per cent would be better. But as Jamaicans... Read More

Doing the right thing — the story of Sandals

BY CARL ANTHONY | Friday, December, 28 2018    

 Sandals may not be the world's largest resort chain, however it is one of the world's most respected and the Caribbean's only super brand, for which the region is rightfully proud. Read More

A year of milestones and scandals

Michael Burke | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

So 2018 is drawing to a close. The many significant milestones in world and local history were drowned out by two horrendously significant events, one being the states of emergency declared in St James and in Spanish Town, St Catherine. The other the Petrojam affair... Read More

The same beginning — what happened?

Melissa Martin | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

What do Christians, Jews, and Muslims have in common? The three world monotheisms, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, all believe in the Genesis account of creation; the first humans in the Garden of Eden; and the fall of humanity when Adam and Eve disobeyed the Creator. The rest of the... Read More



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