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The recent furore over the naming of a section of the North-South Highway after former Prime Minister Edward Seaga has resulted in the well-known malady of selective remembrance. Petty political supporters on both parts of the partisan zinc fence...

Conflicts have had their genesis in religious parochialism, which is primarily linked to Christianity. Hold your bows and arrows before you start taking aim.In English parlance, there is BC (Before Christ) and AD (Anno Domini - in the year of our...

As the Manchester Parish Council (MPC) fraud investigation draws closer to PNP headquarters, the PNP humiliation, of which I warned last Sunday, is looking more and more imminent. Meanwhile, Nero fiddles; PNP burns. Let’s recap: After...

"Recently thought of deleting my Facebook account and start using Twitter, but realised it's not easy. Facebook has become like the boyfriend I no longer like but scared todump because I've invested so much time in the relationship."- Manasa Rao...

Over the past week, two parliamentarians made comments regarding agriculture that caught my attention.First, Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw said he was looking for avenues to enable farmers to get cheaper loans. Then, Ronald Thwaites bemoaned the...

Last Tuesday at the troubled and highly extorted Chancery Street travel hub, the 14-year old youngster boarded a minibus on his way to his home at a valley community in semi-rural Red Hills.A student of Meadowbrook in eighth grade, I have known him...

The best-laid plans of mice (and men) aft gang agley.From media accounts, long-anticipated challenges to fill PNP vice-presidential posts are materialising as aspirants join the scavenger hunt in droves. Incumbent vice-presidents Fenton Ferguson,...

In the middle of Environment Week, Prime Minister Andrew Holness was off to Canada to address the G7 Summit.Mr Holness was specially invited to attend the meeting of this exclusive club of the world's most developed countries by the Canadian Prime...

This is an edited statement delivered at a press conference on May 29.Jamaicans should by now be aware of the serious negative effects that the threat of sanctions by the United States against Russian bauxite company UC Rusal is having on the...

The Great Migration to Great Britain of the Jamaican peasantry began in 1948 when 482 men paid their £28 fare and boarded the Empire Windrush vessel bound for London. In the next 10 to 15 years, hundreds of thousands of Jamaican men, their wives and...
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