Tue | Sep 18, 2018

Commentary

While we venture no opinion on the merits of the specific case, the issues relating to the timely justice raised by the Smith family of lawyers further highlights why the Holness administration must act with dispatch to fill vacancies on the Bench,...

I'm struggling to take a hard-line position on the issue of political appointments. The age-old practice has always troubled me.Once there is a change of government, start counting the casualties of war.It's par for the course that not only are the...

So, Jamaica's traffic chickens have finally come home to roost.For the past 10 days, motorists have clogged the airwaves weeping, wailing and gnashing their teeth at the horrendous gridlock caused by the apparently inept traffic planning, resulting...

Stripped to its core, Michael Lee-Chin's private $60 million "gift" to coffee farmers is really just the billionaire businessman's way of helping the Government to provide subsidies it couldn't afford to an industry that is yet to truly understand...

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke should be commended for his efforts in using the media, as well as speeches from public platforms, to inform and engage Jamaicans on a range of economic reforms he regards as important for the country's advancement....

A crocodile killed a fisherman last month and another did something last week which I warned/predicted years ago. Given the sociological insight I gained from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the work of herpetologists such as my...

Two Fridays ago, I went to Gordon Town for the unveiling of the statue of Louise Bennett-Coverley, popularly known by her stage name, Miss Lou. Mutabaruka, who was covering the event for Irie FM, tried to get me into ‘mix-up’...

Member of parliament for St James North Western, Dr Horace Chang, announced recently the Government's intention to construct 76 housing units to relocate some residents of Canterbury, a $550-million project designed to transform the inner-city St...

That he has spoken publicly about it can only mean that Audley Shaw takes seriously what he interprets to be a threat on his life. And so, too, must law enforcement. In the event, the police must engage in a full and thorough investigation of this...

Over the past few months, a lot has been said about the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) instituted by the Ministry of Education. The Profile was designed to increase the students' academic and critical thinking capabilities, and creativity by the end of...
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