|Damian Williams top-class achiever at Harvard, Yale
It's refreshing to hear of persons with Jamaican heritage doing well in other parts of the world. Andre Damian Williams is one of those persons. His academic achievements are outstanding and now he is all set to pursue clerkships with the highest courts in the United States.
Address Port Royal PO mess - Repairs needed post haste
To say the post office serving Port Royal resembles something from one of Stephen King's horror flicks would not be an exaggeration. It has all the ingredients to make for a perfect haunted-house box-office thriller: the floorboards creak occasionally...
CRITIQUING THE DEBATE - Portia, Bruce: A Mismatch
THE THIRD and final debate be-tween the Prime Minister and Leader of Opposition was similarly a mismatch as the first between Drs. Phillips and Baugh. There was an intentioned focus on my part to ignore any of the previously expected disparity in eloquence...
'Ban children from political motorcades'
WITH SPORADIC acts of violence taking place on the campaign trail leading up to the August 27 general election, Betty-Ann Blaine, convenor of the advocacy group, Hear the Children's Cry, is calling for a ban to be placed on children taking part in political rallies and motorcades....
They really pursued the issues
THE DEBATES are now over and the two big guns have had their night at the podium. Let me, like many others, declare that Bruce Golding made a full sweep of the debate in all areas. Out of 10, I give him an eight and his opponent, Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller, a six out of 10.
People's National Party (PNP) supporter stabbed to death
WESTERN BUREAU: A People's National Party (PNP) supporter was stabbed to death in Clarke's Town, Trelawny, early Saturday morning and a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) activist arrested and charged with murder following a heated argument over politics....
Elderly travelled five miles for Sally
The music that blared from the sound systems was almost deafening. The streets were covered with supporters clad in yellow and orange colours but among the masses they stood. They have seen it all before, that is, the festivity and jubilation of the nomination day experience.
WILD creatures of the east
Eastern Jamaica, more so, Portland, is known the world over for its breathtaking natural beauty - scenic coastlines dotted with beaches, lagoons, majestic blue mountains, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear springs, and long meandering green rivers. But lurking in nature's paradise...