Editorial

Another big step for Jamaican women in football

Saturday, December, 1 2018    

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Mr Michael Ricketts is understandably exultant. Read More

Sitting on history's gold mine

Friday, November, 30 2018    

No one will disagree with Mr Delroy Chuck's view that the rich history of Spanish Town, St Catherine, needs to be preserved and that the town should be developed into a visitor attraction. Read More

A missed opportunity to show political maturity

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

If anyone thought that tribal politics is over in Jamaica we would refer them to the meeting of the Internal and External Affairs Committee of Parliament on Tuesday. Read More

Mr Holness puts forward a case worth discussing

Wednesday, November, 28 2018    

Two reports issued by scientists last week have drawn more attention to the dangers posed to Earth by climate change. Read More

A 'victory' for taxi operators is a defeat for the long-suffering public

Tuesday, November, 27 2018    

We have taken keen note of the miscalculation by taxi operators who withdrew their services last week that they have won a victory contingent on the decision of the Senate to delay passage of the new Road Traffic Bill last Friday. Read More

Act now, Prime Minister

Monday, November, 26 2018    

It's not by accident that all available evidence shows public support for states of emergency in St James and sections of St Catherine and Kingston. Read More

Jamaica can't make it without more research and development

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Last week, in recognition of the National Medal for Science and Technology and Innovation Awards event, we spoke in this space about the compelling need for funding for research and development (R&D). It is worth belabouring. Read More

Congrats to the Reggae Warriors and the rugby fraternity

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

Most Jamaicans know next to nothing about rugby, which is traditionally seen in local circles as a poor, distant cousin to football. But available evidence suggests that popular public perception about rugby will change dramatically over the next few years. Read More

Shelter for abused women, a good move

Friday, November, 23 2018    

Ms Olivia “Babsy” Grange's contribution to the Jamaica Labour Party's 75th annual conference last Sunday contained one of the biggest news items of the day. After decades of various administrations posturing about the need for a State-run shelter for... Read More

No bowing to taxi terrorists!

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

The taxi operators who withdrew their service this week, blocked certain public thoroughfares and hindered people from going about their lawful business, are nothing short of terrorists. Read More

Important that scientific research has access to funding

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

Tonight the country will give due recognition to local scientists at the National Medal for Science and Technology and Innovation Awards. Read More

All's well that ends well at Merl Grove High

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

The level of joy evident Saturday evening in Merl Grove High School's Karram Speid-Auditorium, Constant Spring Road, St Andrew, spoke volumes about human emotions. Read More

The prime minister's admirable approach

Monday, November, 19 2018    

We dare to suggest that the speech by Jamaica's prime minister, Mr Andrew Holness, at the national conference of his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) at Independence Park yesterday will be remembered for the right reasons. Read More

Quality of education vs certification – a debate whose time has come

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Jamaican society has become obsessed with certification because this is seen as the best route to securing employment and migration. The political need to increase the number of people at all levels of the education system in response to the public drive for... Read More

West Indies women on the rise even as men's team struggle

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Up to the start of their clash with Sri Lanka late yesterday, West Indies Women were atop their group in the ICC World T20 Cricket World Cup with maximum points from two games following victories over Bangladesh and South Africa. Read More



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