Editorial

Applause for a dedicated caregiver

Monday, October, 29 2018    

Readers will be aware that this newspaper has consistently argued that more needs to be done to secure the future of Jamaica's children, and by extension, the nation's future. Read More

US-China conflict touches Caribbean shores

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

The peaceful coexistence of the existing superpower, the United States and the recently risen superpower, the People's Republic of China, has been disrupted by a tit-for-tat tariff war started by the US. Read More

Dwayne Bravo, a star who could have been so much more

Saturday, October, 27 2018    

Perhaps no career better illustrates the extent to which international cricket has changed over the last 15 years than does that of Mr Dwayne Bravo, who announced his retirement from international competition this week at age 35. Read More

Learning from a teenager who has been there, done that

Friday, October, 26 2018    

State minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Mr Floyd Green sounded very earnest when he announced that the Government is working to remove the bureaucracy hindering the country from effectively reaching children in need of care and... Read More

Whew! Glad no one was hurt in latest US terror attack

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

Images of giant United States cable news network CNN broadcasting from the streets in front of their New York offices, which they were forced to evacuate yesterday, would have sent chills up the spine of all journalists and those who believe in a free... Read More

It's really time now to act to save the youth

Wednesday, October, 24 2018    

Back in early 2017, Dr Lincoln Edwards, new in his job as president of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), a Seventh-day Adventist institution, told this newspaper a most revealing story. Read More

Rent Board must not take sides against short-term rentals

Tuesday, October, 23 2018    

Until its recent appointment of a mentally energetic chairman, in Mrs Rose Bennett-Cooper, the Rent Board had seen its relevance disappear with the 1970s and 80s, when it largely protected tenants from heartless landlords. Read More

If justice delayed is justice denied…

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Such is the influence of the United States, our mighty neighbour to the north, that Jamaicans are invariably pleased when Washington is pleased with them. Read More

Out of Brexit a disunited kingdom

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

The United Kingdom of Great Britain, one of the dominant regions in the history of the world, is facing the prospect of breaking into smaller countries, something from which no one would benefit. Read More

Opportunities aplenty as a result of Girlz success

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

It can't be said too often: The Reggae Girlz achievement, in qualifying for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup, must be a launching pad, not an end in itself. Read More

Congrats to the Reggae Girlz; now let's not lose this momentum

Friday, October, 19 2018    

On Wednesday, the entire nation was overcome with euphoria as our beloved Reggae Girlz became the first ever Caribbean team to qualify for the Women's World Cup to be held next year in France. Read More

Legalising abortion doesn't help women

Friday, October, 19 2018    

Dear Editor,The following is an open letter to Juliet Cuthbert Flynn, Member of Parliament, St Andrew West Rural:  Read More

Free advice to J'can Gov't on Canada's legalisation of ganja

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

WE have some unsolicited advice for the Government of Jamaica, in light of the legalisation of cannabis, or ganja, by the Government of Canada. Read More

Bolt's lesson: Never question your self-belief

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

Dear Editor,In recent weeks Jamaicans have been forced to face a particular headline that, most may never have been prepared for. What is that you may ask? Read More

In honour of a great Jamaican

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

The extraordinary Jamaican sprinter Mrs Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wasn't always a winner. Read More



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