Editorial

Beleaguered West Indies to face grieving Sri Lanka

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

The world of sport is increasingly focused on football's FIFA World Cup in Russia which begins in mid-June. Read More

A chance for peace lost for now

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Anyone who was keenly observing the high-stakes brinkmanship between US President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-un over recent months should not have been surprised by Mr Trump's cancellation of what would have been a historic summit between both... Read More

CCJ: Beware the politicians in (judges') robes, the wolves in sheep's clothing

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

As a country, we have never been as afflicted by intellectual schizophrenia as we are with the decision on whether to accept the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as our final court of appeal, replacing the United Kingdom Privy Council. Read More

Training/education a must for Jamaican agriculture to progress

Wednesday, May, 23 2018    

The son of a farmer and native of the farm-rich Christiana region of Manchester North Eastern, where he has been Member of Parliament since 1993, Mr Audley Shaw, is well qualified to oversee the agriculture ministry. Read More

Will the Duchess of Sussex make the difference in race relations?

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

In Brixton, London, an enclave of predominantly West Indians, mainly Jamaicans, there has usually been very little motivation to celebrate major activities involving the British monarchy until Ms Meghan Markle — now the duchess of Sussex after Saturday's spectacular marriage to... Read More

Remembering the Eventide Home fire victims

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Yesterday marked the 38th anniversary of the Eventide Home fire — a tragedy that not too many Jamaicans easily remember, but one which occurred during the country's darkest days. Read More

We managed very well without the plastics

Monday, May, 21 2018    

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A foreign policy that must speak truth to friend and foe

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Jamaica's foreign policy appears to be becoming less possible to predict in respect of what stance the country will take on international issues. Read More

Expect high spectacle at the National Stadium tonight

Saturday, May, 19 2018    

It's not for nothing that 18-year-old Mr Christopher Taylor grabbed headlines entering today's 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational athletic meet at the National Stadium. Read More

World Council of Churches' cry of agony and despair over Israeli violence

Friday, May, 18 2018    

Christian churches, for the most part, have long held that Jews are the chosen people of God, and they have generally looked the other way when Israel was using deadly weapons to mow down stone-throwing Arab men, women and children. Read More

Hope in CRH oversight committee

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

On the face if it, the naming of an oversight committee for the rehabilitation of Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is a good decision. Read More

Country needs to see content of Mr Orrette Fisher's resignation letter

Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

The current dispute between the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) and Mr Orrette Fisher, the former director of elections, cannot be good for the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) and, more importantly, the country. Read More

Keeping our fingers crossed for an oil find

Tuesday, May, 15 2018    

Over the next 12 to 18 months Jamaicans will be keeping their fingers crossed that the country's first-ever oil and gas exploration 3-D seismic survey, just ended, will confirm indications of commercial quantities of the commodity on our south... Read More

Avoid the bunker mentality, Mr Holness

Monday, May, 14 2018    

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has chastised the Government for its failure to host post-Cabinet meetings with journalists since November last year. Read More

No need to dispense with EPOC, Dr Clarke

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

Incompetent fiscal planning and ineffective macroeconomic management have been among the largest contributors to Jamaica's extremely poor record of economic growth. Read More



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