Sun | Feb 19, 2017

Commentary

Vincent Taylor and his Construction Solutions Limited are within their right to challenge, via the courts, the parameters within which the contractor general, Dirk Harrison, can conduct his investigation of a government contract to which they were...

What a strange way to let the public know that the great Pearnel Charles has completely lost his hearing! Because if he were ever to hear about his 'preventative detention' nonsense, no, sah, he would not stand for it!But that was the crime plan?...

In the one year since Andrew Holness has been prime minister, he has proven to be absent and out of his depth.Andrew Holness does not submit himself to questioning by the press. He puts out what he thinks should be of interest. He make-believes...

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is alarmed by the recent spate of sexual violence and child abuse. Over the past four years, roughly 2,500 rapes have been recorded. To combat this, we must embark on a truly multisectoral approach to both eradicating the...

Jamaica is clamouring for the Government to develop and publish a comprehensive crime plan that will reduce murders, abductions, rapes, robberies and the like to acceptable levels. And one is needed. But one gets the impression that people believe...

Jamaica's football could be heading for a crisis decision of monumental proportions.At the moment, it could be called Craig Butler versus the Jamaica Football Federation. Butler's role in the meteoric rise of Leon Bailey, and his ability to get...

The Savanna-la-Mar Hospital in Westmoreland - a parish with around 145,000 residents and previously better known for sugar production - isn't one of those rated to cope with the large volume of critical traumas, such as serious head injuries from...

As another report of murders is made and rumours are spread via social media like Facebook, I find it most difficult to envy the man holding the post of minister of national security, Robert 'Bobby' Montague.At each report, the minister is forced to...

Some claim that there is lost love between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, especially over issues of trade and immigration. It is anticipated that this issue will be brought to the forefront by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at today's 28th Inter-...

If we agree that boys are also raped, why is it so difficult for us to call it what it is? Why do we insist on referring to it as something else and pretend that it's not rape, and that increasing the penalty for grievous sexual assault would be the...
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