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Hardly a week passes without news of another horrific crash somewhere in this country. An average 300 persons have perished in vehicular accidents every year since 2012. Many of the victims are in the prime of their lives, young, productive and full...

Workplace diversity is a topic that has been in vogue for a while. Yet many Jamaican companies are still grappling with defining what this means to their organisation, communicating why diversity is important and finding ways to consistently and...

Travelling throughout Jamaica or at times looking at cricket from Sabina Park on television, I grinned a little every time I saw the sign, "This is TING country." In that context, Ting is a carbonated beverage sold in Jamaica and some other...

We have all been 'schooled' on the brutal realities of slavery which, although long past, have left indelible scars upon our society to this day. Such scars are manifest in the largely angry tone of daily goings-on around us, by the manner in which...

The evidence suggests that the intelligence-gathering capacity of Jamaica's security forces may be improving. At last, they seem, recently, to know where notorious criminals are likely to turn up, with, unfortunately, deadly consequences for the...

Bauxite mining has now arrived in Walkerswood, St Ann. There is large-scale mining of bauxite taking place to the east and south of Walkerswood. The bauxite company is carrying out its activities with no regard to the green hills of Walkerswood and...

It is no secret that the decision in the case of Jason Jones v Council of Legal Education and others, at the Caribbean Court of Justice, is a sad one for most, if not all, non-UWI LLB holders.The main contention was that the practice of the Council...

Don't, they say, speak ill of the dead, which might have taken Delroy Williams, the mayor of Kingston, off the hook. Except that his death is only metaphoric, and, if it were real, would be akin to a recurring case of catalepsy, or the Lazarus...

Matters concerning the economy and dealing with violent crime are the two tracks which have provided the booming soundtrack to every election contested in Jamaica since Independence. And where the economy is concerned, both the opposition and...

It's time to piss off the Old Ball and Chain again and talk of cricket.Her column of two Tuesdays ago was very popular, mainly among women, many of whom stopped me in the streets, at an X-ray lab, at lawyers' offices, and at a popular plaza to tell...
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