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Last week’s comprehensive strike-down by the Supreme Court of the constitutional basis upon which the Holness administration employed a string of states of public emergencies will now require the Government to undertake a serious review of its...
Darien Henry

I am not aware of a single school administrator in Jamaica who would not welcome a full-scale reopening of schools for face-to-face instruction. But coronavirus has been teaching us many lessons about adaptation, resilience, and making virtuous...
Stevie Barnett

The world is in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is characterised by a range of new technologies that will fuse the physical, biological, and digital worlds. These technologies, in turn, will reshape economies, industries and...

Almost all of us are frightened, on some level, by the raging pandemic that has hit us. For those of us who made the very challenging and sometimes unpopular decision to send our children off to college, the related concerns are many, especially...

CHAKA-CHAKA SPELLING September 7 a Louise Bennett-Coverley birthday. Fi wi Miss Lou! Last year she wuda be 100. An one big birthday party did keep up fi 100 day: church service; wreath lay a National Heroes Park; tea meeting a University of...

COVID-19 is a simple reminder that for all the politics, economics and victories of man over man, nothing can stop the inevitable. Importantly, we can do the posthumous lip service and bandwagoning as much as we want. However, if we fail to...

The People’s National Party (PNP) lost 15 constituencies, which it won in the 2016 election, to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in the 2020 election. As a consequence, some well-known figures in the PNP, such as Dr Wykeham McNeill, Peter Bunting, Dr...

Scores of small-business operators, minimum-wage earners, and others who were locked out of the formal banking system, because they could not meet eligibility requirements, can now breathe a sigh of relief as banks are beginning to relax some of...

I do not have the capacity to hate people. In fact, from an early age, I was taught that hatred was really just self-abuse. And further, it was highly unproductive. United States president Donald Trump, however, seems to awaken in me certain...

Ultrasphinx, the time traveller from the 80th century, had captured Lois Lane, and to get her out of a state of suspended animation, Superman had to answer what is, historically, the unanswerable question, or paradox of all paradoxes: What happens...
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