This newspaper joins in applauding the resolution of differences between leading national players and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) which appeared so threatening a few months ago; and the negotiation of a three-match friendly tour of Japan early next month.
Great need to get national priorities right
In line with their sacred responsibility to defend the rights of Jamaicans, the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is probing Monday's shoot-out between police and criminals which left two men dead on Trafalgar Road in uptown Kingston.
What took Caricom so long?
When we trumpeted the almost certain selection of Caricom's first woman secretary general on April 6, 2021 in this space we were confident that Belizean Dr Carla Barnett would create that important history and make the regional bloc look good.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
It's an all too familiar story that, unfortunately, is allowed to continue by a largely accommodating society — adult men having sex with under-aged girls.More
Thursday, May 6, 2021
It could be out of sheer frustration, or just plain good sense, but the Antigua and Barbuda Government has inked a deal with a local private company to pay its people to take the COVID-19 vaccine.More
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
A few weeks ago, after the announcement of the European Super League (ESL), distinguished attorney Walter Scott, QC, penned an article published by this newspaper and on his online discussion publication Public Opinion looking at the fact that football is much more than sport, it is big...More
Monday, May 3, 2021
SUCH has been the impact of hurricanes that Caribbean people routinely associate natural disasters with that period between early June and late November — the Atlantic Hurricane Season.More
Sunday, May 2, 2021
WHETHER they like it or not, those who serve the people of Jamaica in the Senate and House of Representatives have a sacred responsibility to conduct themselves in and out of Parliament to the very highest standards.More
Friday, April 30, 2021
The Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament is the biggest money spinner in cricket. And, at a time of great crisis in India caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, cricket — broadcast via television and other audio visual avenues — is providing priceless balm for...More
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The dancehall entertainer popularly known as Popcaan, formally Mr Andre Sutherland, is threatening — an empty threat, if you ask us — to end his aptly named 'Unruly Fest' concert, complaining bitterly that he is being harassed by the St Thomas...More
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
In well-organised societies, central and local governments, supported by their affiliated agencies and departments, combine to provide services that see to the comfort and well-being of citizens.More
Monday, April 26, 2021
Even given the realities in Jamaica, where there is a chronic 'don't care' attitude to law and order, Friday night's horrific motor vehicle crash which left four young people dead, including the reported 16-year-old driver, leaves us in shock.More