Sun | Apr 21, 2019

Commentary

By most accounts, Julian Assange is not an easy man to like. His personal hygiene, the Ecuadorians say, is poor. Friends and acquaintances concede to his difficult, sometimes unpredictable, personality, which they attribute to a presumption that he...

Last week Sunday, mi get a email from one vendor weh sell a Pearnel Charles Arcade. So mi get it, so mi gi it: “Good day Ms Cooper, I read your article in Gleaner (14/4/19) amongst other things, about the state of the Papine Market roof that was...

Domestic violence is rampant in Jamaica, with a large number of the victims being women. We tend to react with outrage or shock when one intimate partner kills the other or commits murder-suicide. Chronic domestic violence in an intimate-partner...

There is logic to the Opposition’s demand that the Government account for its spending on the development of the National Identification System, now that the Supreme Court has held that the law on which it was predicated is unconstitutional. The...

The Jewish Feast of Pesach (Passover) begins tonight, and the Christian Feast of the Pascha (Easter) begins tomorrow night. There is an unbreakable connection between these two high holy days of two of the great world religions. For the Jews,...

Pat Rousseau is being deservedly eulogised for his achievements in law, business, and sports administration. Not surprisingly, what hasn’t received as much attention is his contribution to public service. Yet, it is the sphere in which he leaves...

With each passing day, law-abiding citizens going about their business on our roads are becoming more frustrated with the rampant indiscipline and downright dangerous driving being exhibited by a growing number of road hogs. Motorists and...

Recently, a minor in the Waltham Park Road area witnessed her father killing her mother, against her pleas, and then he committed suicide. This is a grave wickedness to beset a 12-year--old. For her to become an orphan in broad daylight and in the...

There will always be 101 versions as to the factors which led to the devastating defeat of the PNP’s charisma king, Michael Manley, by the JLP’s Eddie Seaga in 1980, just as there will be countless iterations of what led to Manley’s re-emergence in...

It is not often that this newspaper is in concert with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), which hasn’t sufficiently, or with clarity, articulated a strategic vision for a modern farming sector. They tend to be animated by small-bore issues....
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