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Jamaicans shouldn't get caught up in anti-Trump hysteria

 Brushing aside the rather delusional and unbelievably juvenile suggestion that Jamaica should “call in” the American ambassador over his China comments, Jamaicans would do well to avoid being caught up in the anti-Donald Trump hysteria. Read More

The myth of small businesses
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The more things change...
Speaking at the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Clarendon South Eastern constituency conference in September 2015, then Opposition Leader Andrew Holness lambasted the ruling People's National Party (PNP) for the rapid slide in the Jamaican dollar vis-à-vis its US...... Read More

Construction boom lacking art, says fine artist
Jamaican fine artist Joshua Higgins is concerned about what he perceives as a decline in the local art scene, particularly painting, and the glaring lack of an artistic imprint in the current construction boom under way in Kingston and other parts of Jamaica.... Read More

The Church and its selective silence

BY Rashford Dinham | Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

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#IMD2019: Let's talk about men

Wayne Campbell | Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. — Edmund Burke  Read More

Every child can read... every child must!

BY Eugena Robinson | Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

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Hold the phone there, Minister

Patrick Bailey | Monday, November, 18 2019    

I note, with a measure of concern the statement to Parliament on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, by the Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams. Read More

100% renewable power in Jamaica possible

BY Howard Chin | Monday, November, 18 2019    

I have read Anthony Chen's Earth Today article on Friday, November 8, 2019 in which he says we should be aiming for 100 per cent renewables for our electricity supply. He recommends the use of batteries to bridge over the times when there is more demand than the power plants, be they... Read More

Do not delay the Styrofoam ban!

Suzanne Stanley | Monday, November, 18 2019    

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is adding its voice to those calling on the Cabinet to dismiss appeals for the delay of the January 1, 2020 ban on Styrofoam. JET believes that the scheduled implementation of the ban on Styrofoam is a progressive move by the Government towards... Read More

Know when to 'pack your bags and go!'

GARFIELD HIGGINS | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

If a bird stays on one tree for too long it invites a stone. — Akan Proverb, Ghana “You've got to know when to hold 'emKnow when to fold 'emKnow when to walk awayAnd know when to run.”  Read More

Religion under scrutiny

HOWARD GREGORY | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Recent developments in the Bayith Yahweh compound in Paradise Gardens, St James, necessitating State intervention in order to ensure the safety and protection of children belonging to that religious commune, has served to open up once more a discussion about religion, its nature, and its... Read More

There was a coup d'état in Bolivia!

Sir Ronald SANDERS | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Called by any other name, there was a coup d'état in Bolivia on November 10, 2019. To be clear, an elected president and his Government were forcibly removed from office. The term in office of Evo Morales, as president of Bolivia, does not expire until January 21,... Read More

A plan to be human

JASON McKAY | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

The “rape of Nanking” is a term you may have heard before. It is the term used to describe the massacre of about 200,000 captured Chinese soldiers in the city of Nanking between 1937 and 1938 during the second World War. The dates are correct. Read More

Urban unrest propels global wave of protests

By Henry F Carey Georgia State University | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Numerous anti-government protests have paralysed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia, to Santiago, Chile, and Monrovia, Liberia, to Beirut. Read More



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