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Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMDr. Paul Wright

The World Congress of FIFA and the elections of the head of CONCACAF, two of the main bodies of football which directly affect Jamaica, have come and gone, with the main news affecting Jamaica being the prestigious appointment of Major General John...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMDr. Paul Wright

The Olympics will be held in Brazil this year. Despite the fears of side effects from the dreaded Zika virus, Jamaicans will be not only going to Brazil, they will be glued to television and radio stations during the Games, following in great detail...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2015 | 12:43 PMDr. Paul Wright

The World Championships in Beijing, China are over. Nine (9) days of intense athletic competition that revealed not only physical athletic prowess, but seemingly now very important, mental toughness and experience of the many athletes from all...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr. Paul Wright, Contributor

A recent editorial in the prestigious Wall Street Journal titled 'If FIFA ran the World' opined that if FIFA did indeed run the world, 'We could expect a global culture of greasy palms that would inevitably lure some Americans into bribery ethic....

Published:Monday | April 20, 2015 | 10:08 AMDr. Paul Wright

The chilling murder of four persons in the Monymusk area - Lionel Town - last week has caused most Jamaicans to reflect very seriously on the apparent projected pathway of our nation. The fact that the four Jamaicans were forced to lie face down on...

Published:Monday | April 6, 2015 | 11:05 PMDr. Paul Wright

How often have we heard the following phrase, 'the children are our future'.One would expect that those saying and believing that truism would be active in doing something to ensure that 'the children are our future'. But the reality is that we in...

Published:Monday | February 2, 2015 | 11:03 PMDr. Paul Wright

Some years ago, a departing United States Ambassador to Jamaica berated us for applauding ministerial statements and not following up on

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