Sun | May 19, 2019

Commentary

Until he conforms to the law, or unless the Integrity Commission is incompetent or guilty of misfeasance, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has forfeited his moral authority to expound on weighty matters of governance, or hold to account members of his...

It is important to answer, clarify and refute claims made in the article entitled ‘Tullow and Jamaica – Why the Silence Over the Big Oil and Gas Find?’ which was published in The Sunday Gleaner on May 12, 2019.  ...

Give me some time to get to the case of the dead man who sent a letter to seek donations from the corporation which has more stories than a book of Grimm fairy tales. This week, I am licking my wounds over the World Track and Field (WTF) Relays. A...

England is a crazy place and the English language is even crazier than its inventors. An Englishman on a horse with a big shotgun in his hand was riding through the forest when he came upon a beautiful and totally naked red-haired woman. “What you...

It’s quite odd how the petty gods reigning over our schools are usually so adamant about disciplining children (sometimes for the simplest of ‘offences’), but have no problem ignoring regulations and the law, and their morals to protect and...

Antony Anderson, the police chief, would understand why his recent press conference left most Jamaicans feeling unfulfilled and ungratified. It delivered far less than was promised. People remain as fuzzy as ever about the big vision for the...

“Right is right, even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it”. – Augustine of Hippo (350-430 AD) I am disappointed at the headline the Observer newspaper put to its story on Monday, April 29, 2019, reporting the...

“This exciting discovery of live oil onshore Jamaica, based on our – (CGG) – study with PCJ, builds a strong case for the island – (Jamaica) – as an attractive region for future oil exploration within the Caribbean.” So said Sophie Zuquiyah...

If you believe the National Water Commission (NWC), the government company that has a near-monopoly on the extraction, distribution and sale of potable water in Jamaica, it is the benevolent operator who cares about its customers and wouldn’t stick...

Well, Mother’s Day has come and gone, and while mothers across the country were generally celebrated in royal manner, that was not necessarily the case in many instances. Motherhood in Jamaica is oftentimes far more difficult and thankless than...
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