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We have no evidence of it, but we wouldn't be surprised that with a first name like his own, Barbados' Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was, as a boy, the butt of taunts and ridicule. Children can be wicked!If this thesis holds true, Mr Stuart may...

A few weeks ago, I had a dream that began with Jamaica's prime minister, Andrew Holness, in the process of expressing profound gratitude to Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, in the following terms:"We are more than pleased, Excellency, that...

On Wednesday, May 16, I watched on my computer as a packed British House of Commons engaged in that weekly staple, Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs). Every time I watch such proceedings, I experience a mix of jealousy, frustration, anger and no...

Sometime between the end of September and the middle of October, the people of Antigua and Barbuda should be voting in a referendum on whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should become that country's final court, replacing the Judicial...

It is a universal truth that most cultures have a superhero - whether mammon or a godhead. Tradition is that it has to be a 'he' as opposed to a 'she'. Our most famous superhero is Brer Anancy, whose brainpower exceeded his brawn.Our Jamaican Anancy...

The establishment of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of the most important achievements of our political Independence and must be protected with every fibre of our collective being.The process that saw the Electoral Advisory...

'Pree' a one a dem word weh big eena dancehall. Ascorden to di Jamaican Patwah dictionary, weh deh pon line, 'pree' mean 'watch' eena English. An dem gi dis ya example: "Wah mek yuh deh pree mi [?]." Dem figet bout di question...

Oh, no! The Warminister is off his meds again. I only say that, not because I have any special knowledge of Everald 'Longfinger' Warmington's mental health - although the facts speak for themselves - but because I believe projection is a real thing...

Jamaica has signalled its intention to ban the use of disposable plastic bags and Styrofoam containers. By this landmark step, Jamaica will join the global effort of 40 countries and municipalities in trying to stave off the damage to the...

While I applaud the Government making efforts to bring more discipline to using the roadways, there are many considerations other than wanton taxing of road users, especially the exorbitant fines stated for pedal cyclists.The Government should first...
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