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

When sport officials bend the rules

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

The bungling by officials at the Digicel Grand Prix/G C Foster Classics at the National Stadium last weekend has understandably attracted much criticism. Read More

JamaicaEye — A critical tool in the fight for the country's future

Friday, March, 16 2018    

The Government, and National Security Minister Robert Montague in particular, deserve commendation for the roll-out of JamaicaEye, the national closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance programme which was officially launched on Wednesday. Read More

Way to go, GraceKennedy

Thursday, March, 15 2018    

There is little doubt, if any at all, that the 96-year-old GraceKennedy Group, one of the country's largest conglomerates, is safely ensconced in the hearts of Jamaicans, both here and abroad. Read More

The politics of education

Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

To the people fitted with either orange or green blinkers there's nothing like a good political squabble. Read More

Mr Robert Montague 2.0

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

National Security Minister Robert Montague caught our attention last Friday when he appeared to have taken an about- turn in how he seeks to engage the Opposition in the fight against crime. Read More

Trees for peace — There's much more to the story

Monday, March, 12 2018    

It's long been accepted that green areas, inclusive of trees and grass, have a calming influence on human beings. Read More

Perils of that Trump-Kim Jong-un tÍte-a-tÍte

Sunday, March, 11 2018    

The proposed May meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un holds out the promise of peace on the Korean Peninsula and, at the same time, fears of the consequences if it all goes wrong. Read More

Sponsorship and sportsmanship

Saturday, March, 10 2018    

Food processing, distribution and financial services giant GraceKennedy is overjoyed to be linked to Champs, the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships. Read More

Throwing in the towel before the polls

Friday, March, 9 2018    

Traditionally, voter turnout at by-elections is low, and the number dwindles even more when either of the island's two major political parties accepts defeat long before constituents cast their votes. Read More

'Butch' Stewart's recommitment to the Jamaica Observer

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

For newspapers globally, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times. Read More


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