Wed | Apr 26, 2017

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Last Tuesday, just before Parish Judge, Sancia Burrell shocked reputed leader of the Clansman Gang, Tesha Miller, with a 'massive' fine for making a false declaration to immigration officials, she signalled the quantum with a classic bit of sarcasm...

So, the carousel continues as George Quallo becomes the next sacrificial lamb (oops, sorry, commissioner of police).As a semi-retired civil advocate, I've had little to do with Commissioner Quallo. I did deal with him once, many years ago, when he...

The stunning fall of the most powerful man in American cable television has generated much commentary, but one thing is certain: If Bill O'Reilly were operating in Jamaican media, he would still hold his position today. We could care less for...

For the first time since I settled in Jamaica in 1991, I really miss not being in Britain and being involved in political action.It has been widely reported that Theresa May's decision to call a snap election on June 8 is a smart move that will...

This could be another column about the pastors who violate little girls, or priests who fondle little boys, but no, it is about the day-to-day believers who pick daily verses and call themselves Christians, although they really are, at best,...

It's possible that a young, inexperienced attorney general may fail to alert Government to obstacles in the path of a sudden property tax increase, particularly when the increase is to be blamed on a revaluation of land.First and foremost, because...

That awful, ugly fracas between the principal and the female student at Cumberland High School is only the latest indication of our social crisis. The Ardenne case of the teacher fondling his student. Then there was the incident of the 11-year old...

By bipartisan consensus, the 52 members of parliament who were present in the House of Representatives on April 5, voted two pension-reform bills. At the heart of the matter was the extension of the general age of retirement from the public service...

Particularly when I am down and on my face, or when I am seeking to make a little extra money, my mind wanders into businesses that might appear far out.One of my first 'projects' that I put a good amount of thought into was a diaper service....

The just-ended ISSA GraceKennedy Boysand Girls' Athletics Championships was perhaps one of the best ever stagings. Calabar and Edwin Allen high schools copped the respective boys' and girls' titles. Congratulations to both schools and their coaches...
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