Tue | Sep 17, 2019

Commentary

We hope that the plan to dissolve the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) isn’t a case of the Holness administration learning the wrong lessons from the Petrojam scandal and opting for a solution that might make it more difficult to identify,...

The domino game became contentious. The Beast was becoming frustrated and, in a rare move for such a mild-mannered person, he raised his voice at the Dunce. “What’s the matter with you? ” The Beast asked in as testy a voice as he could summon. “...

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) ought to be ranked as one of the most inefficient, uncaring, and insensitive companies in Jamaica. On Monday, September 9, we discovered, at about 6 a.m., that the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors...

Hopefully, the group Montego Bay Pride is a juristic person, in which event it should seek an injunction against the St James Municipal Corporation and its chairman, Homer Davis, to prevent them their constitutionally guaranteed right to free...

A diabetic truck driver en route through a St Catherine community urgently needs food to elevate his precipitously falling blood-sugar level, or else he could possibly die. The truck driver is unable to access food because it is a little after10 at...

The impression that most people have of a court is that of a deadly serious place, but my six-year experience of working in the Resident Magistrate’s Court does not exactly match that impression. I have witnessed times when even the RM and lawyers...

Representation is important. It is critical that all members of society see themselves in media and in public spaces, be that on billboards, buses or street art. It is in seeing ourselves that we see ourselves. For many, we in Jamaica for decades...

 Pon Thursday, September 5, four day after her birthday, Queen Mother Mariamne Samad draw her last breath. She was 97, not 99, as some people a seh. She did born eena 1922, eena di belly a di Marcus Garvey movement. Fi her...

We are due some serious conversations in Jamaica, what with these traffic pile-ups, the ever-high road deaths, and the ongoing struggle to have some order on the roads. Road mortality has once again coursed past 300, so it is plain that we still...

It is a fact that many law-abiding citizens are bothered by the scale of recklessness displayed by motorists, especially those who operate public passenger vehicles. Indeed, more than 250,000 traffic tickets have been issued already this year for...
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