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Like Peter Bunting, the shadow security minister, this newspaper is deeply concerned about the sharply upward spiral in homicides in Jamaica this year, especially in the parish of St James where the brazenness of the bloodletting exacerbates...

Last week, a 'gunman' visited me. He announced his arrival and presence at the office by stating that he was a 'don' and 'gunman' and wanted to speak to me immediately. The receptionist told him that I was counselling someone and as soon as I was...

The following is a commentary on regulation ahead of the Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) 14th annual conference set for Montego Bay, St James, between October 26 and 28 at the Secrets Resorts and Spa.It was not by mere chance...

This is the final in a series of columns on the Rev Al Miller's audition to play the lead role in Morgan Freeman's biopic.It's time to pull all that we know together and use our lateral thinking skills to work out what really happened. I realise...

Weekly American polls report on the ongoing presidential campaign, specifically the Clinton-Trump contest. Who will win? Who is more popular, they ask? But might Trump or Clinton, neither of whom is particularly likable to voters, win by cheating...

Jamaica has suffered from high levels of corruption and violence for over 40 years, which has driven away human and financial capital, corroded the fabric of society and undermined hopes of development and prosperity.In other countries, however, the...

Have you noticed that among all the tributes about the late Dominic James, there has been no reference to his prowess as a student or even as a footballer? It is his leadership qualities and his good-matured character which have caught the attention...

Once I picked up a friend at the Norman Manley International Airport. We couldn't help but notice a large flotilla of plastic objects undulating serenely in the water nearby. Recent rain had washed them out to sea from gullies. It was the ugliest...

The path towards realising the Jamaican society in which we all want to live is literally covered with blood, sweat and tears. This since all throughout our journey we have endured needless pain and suffering brought about by our lack of foresight,...

The sudden death of schoolboy footballer Dominic James plunged our nation into mourning. Dominic was an outstanding athlete, representing Jamaica College at the under-16 and Manning Cup levels and more recently,...
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