Sun | Oct 21, 2018

In Focus

There's trouble brewing in the East.JLP seems to have targeted some 'safe' PNP constituencies for political overthrow and is employing shrewd strategies to that end. In the past, 'safe' constituencies were usually surrendered by the other party with...

In this country, I can speak my mind, criticise the Government, take on the Opposition, strip religion, and excoriate bigots. But bet you if I say that anal sex is disgusting and nasty, some homophile tribalist will continue the straight-up lie that...

A political party out of power will have its best days in sniping at little matters, magnifying them in the public domain, and in exposing genuine wrongs by the ruling administration. In reality, the worst that could happen to a party like the PNP...

Tomorrow, when the National Awards are presented at King's House, the star of the show will be Harry Belafonte, a creative artist that has burnished the Jamaican brand for generations. This recognition in his adopted home-state is well deserved and...

The apocalypse won't be coming as a result of nuclear warfare, famine, poverty, pestilence, or genocide.Its harbinger will be climate change.Climate change is something most know peripherally ("Bwoy, it a get hotter every summer") but shrug off as a...

By now, many Jamaicans will have heard the audio clip of JLP State Minister Everald Warmington trying to up the ante on his being an antisocial caveman and not being a great admirer of women. As happened mid-last week, a young-sounding female...

I want to say something about several things this week rather than sticking to the one-issue routine.First off is government robbery in the chaka-chaka public transport sector. On Monday last week, the Transport Authority started collecting...

This is the first in a two-part series.As a columnist, I will never have a large following as far as readers go. I am out of step with how the media think, and for that matter, how most Jamaicans think. I say this in light of the positive coverage...

It has most likely happened to us at some point. During conversation with (usually) an older person, you're exchanging information, answering and asking questions, and you explain that you're so and so's daughter and that you do X for a living. Two...

'Government to get unclaimed $15 billion next year' stated a leading Gleaner story on September 26, 2018 but what registered in my head was that the Government was getting ready to go after people's money again.The Gleaner report further stated that...
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