The drama of nomination
Politics is theatre, and nomination day is a major scene in its drama. This is the day when the candidates arrive at the nomination centres in triumph with as many of their supporters as possible, everyone wearing party colours, singing party songs and carrying banners and flags....
Gayle expects thrilling finish
BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC): WEST INDIES captain Chris Gayle agrees that the three-match one-day international series with England is set for a thrilling finish tomorrow at Nottingham. Gayle was speaking against the backdrop of his side winning the second...
EDITORIAL - Wanted: A clean campaign with specific goals
If the signal holds true, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will announce on Sunday night, the date for the general election and Jamaicans will vote sometime towards the end of the month. That, given the history of these things, is a reasonable conclusion ...
LETTER OF THE DAY - Incentives needed for intellectual capital
The Editor Sir,Julian Reynolds' letter in The Gleaner of July 3 quotes me as saying that "capital was no longer the main barrier or constraint to investment from a national perspective". Mr. Reynolds finds this "offensive" and "detrimental" to Jamaica's future.
Happy Birthday, USA!
New home, new address, but same good time on America's greatest day. The United States embassy hosted the country's 4th of July celebration on Wednesday evening. Guests were shuttled to the venue after parking on the lawns of Jamaica College.
Grenada sees rise in reported HIV cases
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):A top health official here is reporting a rise in the number of reported HIV cases for the first six months of the year.Director of the National Infectious Disease Control Unit, Dr.