Friday | February 27, 2015

In Focus

In a commendable move towards better governance, Government sent the fiscal expenditure and revenue estimates to Parliament in mid-February.Everything's good about this new development. It allows more participation, time for adjustments, and...

On November 15, 2013, the day of my purported resignation from the Senate, I publicly stated that I DRAFTED the pre-signed undated letters of resignation - DRAFTED them, not CRAFTED them - at the request of Opposition Leader Andrew Holness.

Learning nothing from one's own errors has become the remarkable skill of the members of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). In fact, if the events of two weeks ago are anything to go by, learning nothing appears to be the qualifying mark for membership...

Today, Bob Marley continues to mesmerise, though he has been dead for decades. But an interesting part of the Marley mystique is his religion. Most people know him as a Rastafarian. However, it seems there was something else.

An article published in the In Focus section of The Sunday Gleaner of February 1, 2015 titled 'Sparking a math revolution' addressed the use of one particular teaching strategy - journal writing - and its effectiveness in developing mathematical thinking skills. While the Ministry of Education concurs with the writer about the usefulness of this strategy, we note that this approach, by itself, will not produce the desired results. 

The People's National Party (PNP) is having the best of times. Its opposition party is in disarray and disunity, many believe, with that party leader embattled and embarrassed.

Jamaica's attorney general has joined the teeming hundreds of lawyers, including me, with an opinion on the effect of the first instance Supreme Court decision in Williams v Holness.

Today, Bob Marley continues to mesmerise, though he has been dead for decades. But an interesting part of the Marley mystique is his religion. Most people know him as a Rastafarian. However, it seems there was something else.

On my way back from Vegas, I sat beside a distinguished-looking elderly man. I initiated a conversation with him and found out he was a former judge now living overseas. We talked about everything, including taxation.

AN ARTICLE published in the In Focus section of The Sunday Gleaner of February 1, 2015 titled 'Sparking a math revolution' addressed the use of one particular teaching strategy - journal writing - and its effectiveness in developing mathematical thinking skills.
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