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The nationalist fusillade Peter Bunting trained on Chinese companies in Jamaica last week reminded this newspaper of a proposed project involving one of Beijing's firms on which sensible intervention by the opposition MP and entrepreneur would be...

In the latter part of the campaign leading up to the February 2016 elections, Dr Peter Phillips had seemingly taken on a pet political project - questioning Andrew Holness over the ownership and construction of a mansion in Beverly Hills.The small...

The killing of Micholle Moulton and the shooting of her sister is worse than we thought. Seventeen-year-old Micholle was being considered for the position of head girl for Meadowbrook High School. She did 11 subjects at the CSEC level. She was a...

The current barrage of verbal exchanges between the President of the United States, Donald Trump, and the president of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un, is part of a long, miserable and contentious relationship between both countries.The acrimony can be...

It certainly is a privilege to be a member of the generation that has been able to enjoy the performances of Usain St Leo Bolt - by far the most extraordinary sprinter the world has ever seen.He has run against royalty (unfortunately losing under...

Last Sunday, I wrote a piece on the political crisis in Venezuela. Then on Wednesday, I wrote an article on Donald Trump's hyperbolic language about North Korea. But it never occurred to me that the next article would be about Trump, North Korea AND...

As vulgarly perverse as the findings of the constabulary administrative review into the conduct of their officers during the Tivoli Gardens operation may have been, they can, at least, claim that they not only did something, but shared the outcome...

Recently, I was called to see a patient of mine who was in labour. When I arrived at the maternity unit of the hospital and entered the labour room, I saw her lying supine in the bed, in the middle of a contraction, with a woman tightly grasping one...

As we came down from the excitement of Great Aunt Babsy's annual Gala bashment, the sobering reality of what we call life on this rock after half a century of so-called Independence knocked many of our patriots senseless and irreparably damaged the...

The amazing talents of our elite track athletes have spoilt us. Their repeated international successes and world dominance caused many to see them as unbeatable. Nothing could be further from the truth. Some years ago, a scientific group did a...
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