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Stories by Garnett Roper

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMGarnett Roper

I have found the formal ruling by Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn to close the conspiracy-to-murder case against the politician from the ruling Jamaica Labour Party rather curious. In fact, it seems to me that reading the account in...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2016 | 12:44 AMDanielle Roper, Garnett Roper

During a previous Jamaica Labour Party administration, Jamaica was made to pay a heavy price for its misfeasance in foreign policy with the United States. The foreign policy faux pas then cost Jamaica a hiatus in relations with Washington, as the...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMGarnett Roper, Contributor

The Gleaner Online reported two dastardly sets of murder committed on either side of a single 24-hour period. The murders were of a father and his one-year-old son, both of whom were shot multiple times in a deep rural district, Flamstead in St...

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2015 | 1:39 AMGarnett Roper, Contributor

I am grateful to the Ministry of National Security for the clarification that it has provided in respect of the memorandum of understanding between the Jamaican Government and the government in the United Kingdom led by Prime Minister David Cameron...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMGarnett Roper, Contributor

The only thing more alarming than some of the revelations made at the Tivoli commission of enquiry is how little comment they have elicited among the Jamaican chatocracy. I am firmly of the view that at whatever cost, the enquiry is important in...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMGarnett Roper, Contributor

The Government of Jamaica has come up with a deal that is a game-changer in so far as Jamaica's fiscal account and investment profile are concerned. This is ironically as significant as PetroCaribe itself was when it was first developed 10 years ago...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMGarnett Roper, Contributor

I write in response to your editorial titled 'The post-Blatter paradigm' (June 3, 2015) which referred, inter alia, to the resignation of Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, having been elected for the fifth time to that post a mere four days before.I...

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