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In 2011, Audley Shaw, who was then the finance minister in the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration just before the party was booted from government, had reportedly advised the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) that it should...

The Bible refers to Jesus Christ as the Son of God - a true offspring, like a prince, dearly beloved by God, His Father.  God sent Him into the world, that through Him, we might be saved – “For God so loved the world, that he gave...
Ambassador David Comissiong

The Government of Australia has just announced plans to increase university tuition fees for students studying the subjects of the humanities and to reduce them for students who are studying so-called STEM courses – science, technology, engineering...

On September 12, 2020, there will be an election for the next president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the most important regional development finance institution of the Americas. This election will present a choice between a 21st-...

Here again is another case in which the celebration of the life of a dearly departed brings the family together to reflect upon its existential oneness. The Caribbean family is giving thanks for ten years of Weekes, the life of Sir Everton, who...

On page 196 of the Integrity Commission report, one section goes as follows: “Based on the documentary evidence provided herein, the director of investigation questions whether the strategic placement of certain individuals in key positions at...

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest crisis to hit humanity since World War II. Not only has it cost the world more than 500,000 deaths, it has also led to a sharp economic downturn and countless job losses. In March end India imposed a lockdown to...

All opinion polls in the latter part of 2019 and in the months before COVID-19 crashed into Jamaica with a loud bang showed the Opposition PNP lagging way behind the ruling JLP. When both leaders are compared in various areas, Andrew Holness stands...

A famous adage states that we cannot defeat death, but we can defeat death in life. For far too long, too many Jamaicans have been robbed of the ability to adequately enjoy a meaningful life. Simply traversing the streets of downtown Kingston, Half...

I had a long and challenging journey to acceptance and would love to see Jamaica embark on that journey. As a teenager growing up in Jamaica, I had similar sentiments to many reading this article. I believed it was wrong to be gay. I was...
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