An important step forward on the road to reparations

Sunday, August, 4 2019    

Few people, especially those descended from enslaved Africans, would dispute the justification for reparatory justice for the cruel injustices inflicted on their African ancestors. However, there are people who believe that the efforts to get those countries, individuals and institutions... Read More

Jamaicans deserve to know what went wrong

Saturday, August, 3 2019    

It seems to us that, at the very least, there should be a formal inquiry as to what has gone wrong with Jamaica's Under-23 football squad. Read More

Hoping for the best from Venezuela talks

Friday, August, 2 2019    

News that representatives for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Opposition Leader Juan Guaido reopened talks in Barbados on Wednesday to resolve that country's political crisis is indeed encouraging. Read More

Emancipation Day holds great hope for our people

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Today, as the country begins its annual period of reflection on our history and move towards self-government, it is important that we recall the brave and determined struggle of our ancestors to rid Jamaicans of slavery — a most abominable crime that is arguably man's greatest... Read More

Sumfest highlights the economic value of events

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

People engaged in the travel industry will admit that events hold the potential to drive huge visitor traffic to a destination. Read More

As we review the Shiprider Agreement...

Tuesday, July, 30 2019    

Shortly after the claims of human rights abuses made by five Jamaican fishermen against the US Coast Guard, the Government had said it would review the protocols and procedures for implementation of the Shiprider Agreement with the United... Read More

Mr Alanzo Hill, like a beacon, is showing the way

Monday, July, 29 2019    

The story of Mr Alanzo Hill published in yesterday's Sunday edition will have resonated well with most people. Read More

Opportunity in sargassum research

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

The sargassum weed, which grows and spreads into thick floating mats, washed onto the beaches of the Caribbean in large volumes, particularly in 2011, 2014 and 2015, and reached unprecedented levels in 2018. Read More

What's the plan for Mr Chris Gayle?

Saturday, July, 27 2019    

It seems reasonable to assume that after the disappointment of the recent 50-over ICC Cricket World Cup in England, the powers that be in West Indies cricket will want to begin preparations, from now, for the next tournament in four years' time. Read More

Wishing PM Johnson and the UK well

Friday, July, 26 2019    

On Wednesday another chapter in the ongoing Brexit saga in the United Kingdom — which has engendered political uncertainty and clear divisions within the ruling Conservative Party — was written in the annals of world history. Read More

If there is a 'comprehensive crime plan', then woe betide us

Thursday, July, 25 2019    

Prime Minister Andrew Holness continues to hope that political talk can cover the failure to effectively stem the spate of murders bedevilling the nation. Read More

Don't throw out the baby with the (Ruel Reid) bathwater

Wednesday, July, 24 2019    

Conceivably, we will yet see more to come concerning in the matters leading to allegations of impropriety against former senator and Education Minister Ruel Reid. Read More

When to take Mr Egeton Newman seriously

Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

Admittedly , because of the numerous typographical and spelling errors in the news releases from the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS), one is hard-pressed to take Mr Egeton Newman, its president, seriously. Read More

Tablets for teachers commendable, but long overdue

Monday, July, 22 2019    

It's beyond debate that as Jamaica battles to get its society and economy in good order maximum use of modern technology is a must. Read More

Saluting our great men and women in the 'quiet professions'

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

We are conscious in this space that many personalities who and issues which deserve comment are all too often overlooked, invariably in favour of politicians, sportsmen or women, entertainers and even, tragically, criminals. Read More


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon