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In Focus

Philosophers know that everything in this world is relative. Especially “reality”! This is why, for me, the world’s greatest scientific “discovery” is Einstein’s theory of relativity expressed by the simple equation: E = mc2. In that equation, “E”...

In 2006, on the eve of the vote in a special election to decide the new People’s National Party (PNP) president and prime minister, outgoing PNP president PJ Patterson said that Portia Simpson Miller was not just the hope of the PNP, but “the only...

Let us cut to the chase: special economic zones (SEZs) are not for everyone. This was firmly established in my previous article: ‘Is The SEZ For You?’ Answering this question, as you came to learn, was beyond a mere cost-benefit analysis. The key...

Last Sunday, June 9, a little over 300 miles away in Haiti, tens of thousands of Haitians took to the streets in the capital and elsewhere protesting against corruption in government. Demonstrators came from a wide cross section of society,...

Ah-ha. So you were anticipating some titillating pornography. Sorry to disappoint you, but the phrase referred to the beginning (I think) of what was to be my life-long excursion into creative writing, or writing creatively. B (Be) U (Undressed)...

Eddie Seaga decimated the People’s National Party (PNP) in the 1980 general elections. When the bell sounded for the count, on October 30, 1980, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) had overperformed in voter turnout. Jamaican elections between 1967 and...

We, the Common­wealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies (“the Association”), meeting at our Fifth Annual Regional Conference convened under the auspices of the Commonwealth Secretariat and hosted by the...

May 28, 2019, is a day that will live in sorrow for every Jamaican. It was the day three giants, in three different fields of nation building, were called home by the Father who dwelt within them. Jamaica lost a former prime minister, a religious...

Thursday, November 5, 1987 ‘At The Crossroads’ “The kind of society we want can be determined by corporate conscious choices or can be left to chance. The people need leaders now – leaders of the calibre of Nanny, Tacky, Sharpe, Bogle....

- Born: January 24, 1958 - Parents: Alexander and Rhoda Henry - Widow: Jacqueline Garvey Henry, married on December 16, 1984 - Children: Theodore, Lawrie, Joanique Waite-Henry, Tamara Chin - Gleaner Columnist since 1987 - Religion: Christian...
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