Editorial

Making crime plan public not smart

Monday, April, 2 2018    

Dear Editor,I truly believe that it is wise, desirable and necessary to have an anti-crime plan. And I believe that the Government, through the commissioner of police and his team, should endeavour to devise one as a matter of urgency. Read More

Why read when we can complain?

Sunday, April, 1 2018    

Many individuals, companies and countries are poor and struggling to attain prosperity, blaming others, nature and bad luck for their state of existence, when it is their lack of vision which blinds them to opportunities which could enrich them. Read More

Winning is important but not at all costs

Saturday, March, 31 2018    

Efforts to alter the condition of the cricket ball go way back. Read More

PM Holness deftly walks the tightrope

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Prime Minister Andrew Holness continues to show he is growing in astuteness by his shrewd handling of the Cabinet, against the background of his party's slim three-seat majority in Parliament. Read More

Don't take that land decay warning lightly

Wednesday, March, 28 2018    

The warning issued by scientists on Monday about the potential impact of land decay on the world's population could easily be missed here amid the focus on the prime minister's Cabinet shuffle, and the petty squabble over the naming of a... Read More

Agonising over naming a highway after Mr Seaga

Tuesday, March, 27 2018    

In an ideal world there would be no animus over the naming of anything or place after an outstanding leader. But we are not living in an ideal world. Read More

Good Champs, but...

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Once again congratulations are in order for Calabar High and Edwin Allen High for outdoing all others in the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships which ended Saturday. Read More

A good budget debate

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

The 2018/19 budget debate which ended last week saw a number of good presentations that have given us encouragement that our legislators can show maturity in this exercise going forward. Read More

Qualification over with, WI must now refocus

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

After losing the opening game of the Super Six stage to Afghanistan last week, as well as a pre-tournament warm-up against the same opponents, the West Indies will feel pressured to win the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup qualifiers tomorrow... Read More

Can the Vale Royal talks help silence the political guns?

Friday, March, 23 2018    

The first of the Vale Royal talks under Prime Minister Andrew Holness, set for sometime next month, can achieve something significant for Jamaica if the deliberations do not become another royal waste of time — something we're actually quite good at. Read More

Kudos for Gov't support of plastic bottle return system

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

The Government's pledge to support the plastic bottle return system is commendable and, we hope, will be more than just an announcement. Read More

Put Jamaica first again, Dr Phillips

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips's contribution to the budget debate last week was not only wide-ranging, it was predictably critical of the Government. Read More

PNP, JLP people bleed the same red blood

Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

We don't suppose that Acting Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake had meant to suggest that the only gang of concern in St Catherine is the Klansman Gang for purposes of the state of public emergency in the St Catherine North police division. Read More

We better listen to Mr Bruce Golding

Monday, March, 19 2018    

Addressing the Rotary Club of Kingston earlier this month, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding shared some very revealing data that, we hope, have attracted the attention of policymakers. Read More

Caribbean uncertainty over US policy

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Last week, while returning from a trip to Kenya, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heard that President Donald Trump had announced on Twitter that he was fired. When Mr Tillerson returned to Washington, DC he calmly, and with as... Read More



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