Thu | Feb 21, 2019

In Focus

It doesn’t take a professor’s scrutiny of history to recognise the role of beautiful women and their placement in strategic affairs in stoking wars between countries or in bringing ruin to powerful civilizations. Which, of course, does...

Buju Banton must be given a chance to continue his music career without being pre-judged. That’s my opinion. Some say we ought not to be lauding someone who committed a crime, while others believe that once that person paid the price for the...

Kamala Harris has shocked the American political establishment. She launched her 2020 US presidential campaign bid with her very clear-eyed, bold, progressive vision that forced President Donald Trump to grudgingly call her presidential bid “...

Seeing on the Internet the elation and look of satisfaction of the people around culture minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange as the United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) meeting in Mauritius off the coast...

Four years ago when I needed either immediate or remedial plumbing work, Jeff would always be the young man I would seek out. In his early 30s, he was not just a fixer. Jeff was a specialist in using his natural or learnt innovative skills to solve...

While the major political parties debate the constitutionality of extending the states of emergency (SOEs) declared in crime hotspots, the real causes of crime go unchecked. Yes, the murders are down, but murders are only a symptom of the disease....

Following the publication of my column in the Sunday Gleaner on January 27, 2019, I received a number of comments. One of the writers has urged me to “fast-forward to the present, given the imminent nature of a proposed ‘hostile’...

Today has to be one of those eclectic days in this spot. I am a great fan, as both listener and participant, of RJR’s popular many stories news analysis programme, ‘That’s A Rap’, with Earl Moxam.
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