| The real Mideast war
Many people find it both alarming and abhorrent that the United States, the main patron of Israel, could be deliberately stalling a ceasefire, causing more slaughter of the innocent and giving Israel time to destroy Lebanon...
Driving under fire in Lebanon
BEIRUT (Reuters): Ahmed Suleimani looks out for Israeli warships on the horizon when he drives along Lebanon's coastal road, praying his truck won't come under fire.
Miss Lou, your culture lives on
"Is like mi grandmother dead!" That was the reaction of a friend to the passing of Louise Bennett-Coverley. And it's probably how most Jamaicans feel.
The woman, the state and all our gods
The extremely highly-publicised and much-debated incident which involved the 46-year-old so-called deacon, Donovan Jones of the Church Dayton Diamond Ridge, three young men and a 13-year-old girl, has...
Looking at Ja's history in 1850
In 1850, Jamaica was thought to be a good source of copper. On his journey to the country in 1850, on the steamship the Empire City, the professional journalist and anti-slavery activist John Bigelow travelled in the company of...
In-depth look at a Caribbean giant
Drawing from extensive archival sources, including newly available British documents, Colin A. Palmer provides the first scholarly biography of Eric Eustace Williams, the man who founded Trinidad and Tobago's...
Education is the business of business
We have often heard the view expressed in educational circles that business should stick to business and leave education alone. We beg to differ.