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Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMEgerton Chang, Contributor

Most of you may recall Olint, Cash Plus, World Wise, May Daisy and other such 'institutions' and the excitement and fervour that they generated in the middle of the last decade.They were hailed as thesaviour of the 'likkle' man, and anyone who dared...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMPeter E.T. Edwards, Contributor

The recent news that drones are being considered for use in monitoring Jamaica's marine space is a welcome one. I have long been an advocate of the use of additional forms of technology to assist with managing Jamaica's vast exclusive economic zone...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMGwynne Dyer, Contributor

Left-wing, right-wing, it makes no difference. Almost every elected government, confronted with even the slightest 'terrorist threat', responds by attacking the civil liberties of its own citizens. And the citizens often cheer them on.More than a...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins, Contributor

The more things change, the more they remain the same. The last World Relays in The Bahamas threw up another controversy. Shelly-Ann Fraser's absence from the 4x100m final is a hotly debated issue, and has reminded us that we have a long way to go...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMDwight Fletcher, Contributor

MANY PEOPLE, including Christians, struggle with the concept of work. For some, it is very utilitarian: 'I owe, I owe so off to work I go.' For others, it is almost idolatrous; how we get our...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMEdward Seaga, Contributor

The recent judicial decision on the constitutional matter involving Andrew Holness and two opposition senators, Arthur Williams and Dr Christopher Tufton, omitted to thoroughly examine the role of the Senate.The media and the court largely...

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