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Vaz's victory Victimhood, vaunting, and vision

Canute Thompson | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

At 6:20 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2019, an excited-sounding Cliff Hughes called the Portland Eastern by-election for Ann-Marie Vaz, declaring it an upset after seven-consecutive People's National Party (PNP) wins, and his guests, my good friends Paul Ashley and Kevin O'Brien Chang, asked the... Read More

Our country has a leadership problem

Al Miller | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better. — Bill Bradley  Read More

Belize: Put the national interest first

Sir Ronald Sanders | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Narrow party political ambitions frequently thwart the wider national interest in practically every country. Read More

Shame and scandal (part 2)

BY EDWARD SEAGA | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Corruption at Operation Pride (1995-97)Operation Pride began with the laudable objective of making land available on a wide scale to landless people and for resettling squatters in decent housing. Read More

Great Britain's great pickle

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

It was the former British prime minister, David Cameron, who initiated the process that eventually led to the Brexit turmoil now gripping the UK. It is a route that his predecessors had skilfully avoided. Read More

The hate among us

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

The recent shooting of corporal Jason Bennett on the Old Harbour Road demonstrated the best and worst of our country. Read More

Roadworks hell demands mitigation strategies!

Franklin Johnston | Friday, April, 5 2019    

Roadworks change lives, communities, force small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Barbican, Constant Spring, Three Miles/Hagley Park Road into losses, and other have dire consequences. Not to be self-referential, but I didn't go to Wolmer's like my sibling, as Dad's Red Gal Ring... Read More

Every girl deserves an equal chance to shape her future

Patricia Scotland | Friday, April, 5 2019    

Enala Ngulu was married to a man of 47 who had two other wives. She was 13 years old. At a time when she should have been in school, learning about the world, she was forced to grapple with adult responsibilities like marriage and childbearing. Read More

It’s politics time again

Barbara Gloudon | Friday, April, 5 2019    

Lots of media attention has been given to the by-election in Portland Eastern. Over the past six weeks, advertisements have been broadcast on television and radio, meetings have been held and the big-names from the two parties — Jamaica Labour Party and People's... Read More

Rights and ironies on by-election day

Michael Burke | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

Today marks 51 years since Martin Luther King Jr was gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The year 1968 was International Human Rights Year. Ironically, it was also the year that Martin Luther King Jr and US Senator Robert Francis Kennedy were assassinated. Read More

Reporting on the 25th CARIFORUM Council of Ministers' meeting

BY ELIZABETH MORGAN | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

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Country's abortion stance can't be based on Church and personal truths

BY Claudja Williams | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

 I wish to preface my comments by saying that I am not a lawyer and I have absolutely no legal training. Read More

Making the right vote

Al Miller | Wednesday, April, 3 2019    

We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones. — Ed Markey  Read More

The budget and winning elections

Henley Morgan | Wednesday, April, 3 2019    

The man who pleads his case first seems to be in the right, then his opponent comes and puts him to the test. — Proverbs 18: 17  Read More

Ruel Reid's long walk to redemption Ruel Reid's long walk to redemption

Raulston Nembhard | Wednesday, April, 3 2019    

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