Go, Mr Bolt! We are right behind you

Saturday, August, 5 2017    

For his millions of fans around the globe it was just a great relief to see Mr Usain Bolt break the tape, comfortably easing down, his face relaxed, having rushed to the front after a poor start. Read More

There is hope for the future after Bolt retires

Friday, August, 4 2017    

Ten days of what we expect to be exciting track and field competition open today with the 16th staging of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, England. Read More

Play it safe on the roads, please

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

While we are encouraged by news that the number of road fatalities so far this year stand at 205, compared to 233 over the same period last year, we share the view expressed by Transport Minister Mike Henry that there are still far too many people dying on our... Read More

A promising start by Councillor Brown Burke

Wednesday, August, 2 2017    

Senator Angela Brown Burke has opened her innings as the People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the St Andrew South Western constituency on a promising note. Read More

Avoid the negligence that led to Denbigh debacle

Tuesday, August, 1 2017    

It is absolutely staggering that the organisers of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), should be shamed into meeting basic health standards in order for the event to be staged this year. Read More

Shoddy FLA needs urgent overhaul

Monday, July, 31 2017    

One news report last week reminded us that the Firearm Licensing Authority... Read More

Takeaways from highly successful Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference

Sunday, July, 30 2017    

Congratulations are due to the Government of Jamaica and all those involved in the organisation and planning of the four-day Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference last week. The conference was reinvented and refreshed and it worked. Read More

Let's improve technique to match good tactics

Saturday, July, 29 2017    

It's always pleasant to be praised by friends, but it is even more satisfying when tributes come from opponents. Read More

Public health: We can't continue like this

Friday, July, 28 2017    

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton's admission of the inadequacies of Jamaica's public health system is beyond challenge. Indeed, that fact and many other sordid details of the problems afflicting public health have been exposed ad nauseam in both the print and electronic media for... Read More

How will conjugal visits really work

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

The National Security Ministry moved yesterday to clarify its announcement that certain prisoners will be granted the right to conjugal visits. Read More

Let's build on this Gold Cup achievement

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Today Jamaica play the United States of America in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup the most prestigious tournament in our region of the world. Read More

Extend Jamaica House petition portal to all government ministries

Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is not short on big ideas, the latest being yesterday's launch of a Jamaica House Petition portal to enhance communication with the people. Read More

Stop 'dutty up' Jamaica

Monday, July, 24 2017    

We note yesterday's news that a Negril hotel operator has been fined $10,000 and duly warned for breaching Jamaica's anti-litter law.As we understand it, this breach involved a private garbage disposal arrangement that went awry. Read More

Jamaica needs a larger police force

Sunday, July, 23 2017    

The first and most important function of a g overnment is to maintain law and order, which is absolutely critical to the achievement of a safe environment for people to work, live, raise families and do business. Read More

The power of the Jamaican spirit

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

All things considered, it seems fair to say that though the then Reggae Boyz team — packed with pros from the British leagues — went all the way to the final two years ago, the current squad started the ongoing CONCACAF Gold Cup in the United States as virtual 'no... Read More


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