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Stories by Frank Phipps

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2016 | 12:07 AMFrank Phipps

The hypocrisy ofa politician shouldnot surprise anyone. Although action against corruption is long overdue for the problems in today's world, of all the persons taking offence at corruption, David Cameron is the wrong one to lead the charge.His...

Published:Tuesday | October 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMFrank Phipps, Contributor

Historically, many civilisations in Africa practised enslavement, which took different forms in different places. Enslavement in African societies might have involved criminals, prisoners of war and debtors - and it did not necessarily involve ill-...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMFrank Phipps, Contributor

When Britain captured Jamaica from Spain in 1655, the enslavement of black people brought from Africa that was practised under Spanish rule continued under British rule. Although slavery was not legal in 17th-century Britain, in Jamaica, a colony of...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMFrank Phipps

A piece of solid advice was given to Jamaicans at a recent visit by the renowned and much-admired President of the United States of America. Barack Obama said, if after 50 years it doesn't work, change it.After more than 50 years ruling ourselves -...

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