Jamaica Gleaner Commentary published: Monday | July 4, 2005
Mr Chavez's gift horse
AFTER THREE brief ministerial meetings over the past year, several Caribbean countries, including Jamaica, have agreed with Venezuela to create PetroCaribe, a regional energy agency that intends to offer guaranteed access and prices for petroleum.
AMID THE confusing welter of economic analyses, I have not seen one extraordinary fact publicised very much, if at all. It is that the United States, major shareholder and loudest voice in the International Monetary Fund (IMF)... - Ian McDonald
SANDRA DAY O'Connor, the first woman on the United States Supreme Court, has retired. She has opted to leave the Bench at age 75, and has thereby opened up the opportunity for President Bush to make his first appointment... - Stephen Vasciannie
AND SO we celebrate another Fourth of July with our nation at war. Will this Independence Day feel different from any other? Chances are that it will not, unless yours is one of the military families whom President Bush thanked... - Dan Rather