| Why Portia won
Portia Simpson Miller is a Jamaican success story; an iconic figure who has become a metaphor for the hopes and aspirations of poor, marginalised, despised, oppressed black people - Ian Boyne
Reflection on a special moment
FEBRUARY 25, 2006 was no ordinary day in our nation. This day was distinguished, not by the organisational skills of the four competing political camps, nor the guessing games of journalists ... - Glenda Simms
A woman rewrites Jamaican politics
THE CAMPAIGNS to succeed P.J. Patterson, and Portia Simpson Miller's eventual victory, have shattered certain myths and should force us to rethink Jamaican society and politics. - Robert Buddan
Revolutionaries Busta, Michael and Portia
What would you say - To the coming of a brand new day - When the shadows are falling away - Even from the eyes of yore. - Kevin O'Brien Chang
Deportees Pt II - The Immigration Reform Act
IN PART I, I related the story of an unlikely deportee, myself, simply to draw attention to the need for care in the prejudicial taxonomies we give people.
Who fooled whom in the PNP presidential race?
WITH ALLEGATIONS that flew right, left and centre about bribery in some instances and intimidation in others of delegates during the recent People's National Party (PNP) presidential race ....
The free movement of skilled labour - Pt 1
ON DECEMBER 30, 2005, Prime Minister Patterson signed a protocol signifying Jamaica's agreement to enter into the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) on January 1, 2006.
Who will spend Portia's immense political capital?
ON SATURDAY, February 25, of the 3,890 delegates eligible to vote in the PNP presidential elections, a record-breaking 3,808, representing 97.7 per cent polled their votes. - Arnold Bertram