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The issue of storms and hurricanes figured only marginally in Appeal Justice Jennifer Straw’s judgment last week that the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), the light and power company, cannot arbitrarily end the supply of electricity to the upper St...
Dionne Jackson Miller

I am writing with reference to Daniel Thwaites’ column in The Sunday Gleaner on October 25 titled ‘Joe the Baptist’ – a response to which I also aired on my programme ‘Beyond the Headlines’ on Radio Jamaica. I’ve found that in this country many...
Stephen Price

FLOW has been a steadfast partner in Jamaica’s development for over 150 years. Beginning with the installation of the subsea cable near Holland Bay connecting Jamaica to Europe, which allowed Cable...

For over a decade, Derrick ‘Black X’ Robinson, chairman of the Tacky Heritage Group, has trod barefoot from St Mary to Kingston, on a mission to ensure that the leader of an early, far-reaching revolt against slavery in the British Empire is...

The year 2020 has proven to be a roller-coaster year for communities worldwide. We are operating in uncharted territory characterised by an unclear resolution path in many instances, resulting in our everyday lives being fundamentally changed and...

Given the subject, ‘backlash’ is more than an appropriate term to describe the effect of the utterance of the head of the largest and oldest Christian denomination in the world. Pope Francis, the spiritual leader of the world’s 1.2 billion...

The story of Ainsley Rodhen offers a clear and compelling reason to celebrate in one of the most unsettling times in human history. This B.B. Coke High School graduate has successfully shaken the label of ‘ward of the state’ and is proudly wearing...

The globalisation agenda was jolted into a new reality in 2001. The most heinous of terrorist attacks in modern history against the United States on September 11, 2001 (9/11) sparked an unprecedented security threat on a global scale posed by...

It used to be “Have fun will travel” until the World Trade Centre, Homeland Security and COVID-19 replaced travel with travails. Given that many Caribbean countries imposed severe punishments for breaking the present regulations restricting free...

The outbreak of COVID-19 at the Government’s Golden Age Home in Kingston demands not only a healthcare response at that facility, but a full and ongoing monitoring of the coronavirus protocols at all old people’s care homes. At the same time, the...
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