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Olivia Grange's stout defence of a club promoter who was charged for breaches of the Noise Abatement Act was as premature as it was ill conceived. But we can't say we are surprised.Ms Grange, an impresario and entertainment manager of note, has been...

Three months into his presidency, Donald Trump is hopelessly stuck in campaign mode.Mr Trump, billionaire and celebrity that he is, has not sobered up from the ecstasy of promising milk, honey and streets of gold. His bluster about building a "super...

Henny Penny is a popular old European fable that forms part of the moral instruction many Jamaicans are subjected to from infancy as a remnant of the colonial institution.In the more widely known depictions, it tells the tale of Chicken Licken, who...

George Quallo wasn't the name on everyone's lips to become commissioner of police. Indeed, it might not have been on any. But that, of itself, is not sufficient to spin a web.Some public commentators and gender specialists have sought to ascribe...

This is about Nicholas. He is about 24, good looking and eloquent in the use of his limited vocabulary.But he will never read this because even after 10 years in school, his literacy skills are very weak and have regressed considerably in the six...

It just so happens that I know our new commissioner of police, George Quallo, very well. He is from a very humble, disciplined, and tightly knit family from rural St Andrew. He grew up in a church environment that imbued him with admirable values....

Last Sunday's referendum eroding the foundations of democracy in Turkey has strengthened Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power and set the country careering towards the precipice of ideological isolation from Europe. It wasn't supposed to be like...

When Beenie Man released 'Hundred Dollar Bag' in 1999, on the Ants Nest riddim, no less, the clear message was that $100 was worth having and could buy you something enjoyable. Back then, he was talking about the high grade, but since then the...

No teck it personal, mi dear! Di man dem no ready. Dem no waan no woman commissioner. Dem no have di balls fi dat. It look like seh dem fraid woman a go put dem out a commission. Dem done know seh nuff time, di best 'man' fi di...

The Jamaican population has been paying a steep price in trying to establish the parameters for development. We are still in the throes of an IMF agreement that has among its objectives a significant reduction of debt to attain a 60 per cent debt-to...
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