Mon | Aug 20, 2018

Stories by Andre Wright

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

Rape is among the most horrific of crimes, not only because it sears the victim and often leaves her - technically, it can only be her in Jamaica's jurisprudence - scarred and scared, but its effects tend to be so lasting that it influences every...

Published:Wednesday | July 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

Matthew Samuda is on the hunt for the truth buried in the murky underbelly of Jamaican politics. Or is he?In an impassioned presentation during last Friday's sitting of the Upper House, Senator Samuda called for a "truth and reconciliation...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

Jamaica should endow Karl Samuda with a national honour for his intervention in the struggle for control over property at 85 Red Hills Road. For he has unwittingly reminded us of how our political and governance structure has been contorted into a...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

Muhammad Ali so perfected sporting showmanship that he turned boxing matches into sideshows and himself into the main event.Ali's entertainment value was comparable to none. Not Floyd Mayweather's narcissism at the altar of bling. Not cock-of-the-...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

Camille 'Sandy' Coke's feeble attempt to portray her family as misunderstood and maligned would be laughable were it not so deathly serious.In yesterday's Gleaner, she served up a sob story about being rounded up by the security forces in 2010 and...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2016 | 6:00 PMAndre Wright

Oh, so it's Robert Nesta Morgan, aide to Andrew Holness, who is the information minister. At least we've got that cleared up.Most Jamaicans had been misinformed that Ruel Reid was the go-to man for information, but we now realise that he knows...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

All over Jamaica right now, John Crows are camping out at gullies, valleys, cities, and villages, picking away at the carcasses of People's National Party candidates. At least Audley Shaw fulfilled the first promise of his political campaign, and...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Wright

"The people love me. Look at how many people turned up for nomination. They're all singing my name. Who can draw crowds like me? I am Mama!"If I told you that was the stump speech of Angela Merkel as she courted support for the Christian Democrats,...

Subscribe to Andre Wright