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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Wednesday | November 14, 2007

EDITORIAL - Standing firm against the breaking point
In one of the more extraordinary official pronouncements in recent times, The Gleaner reported yesterday that the director-general of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Ronald Jackson, said that the island has reached breaking point....

Well done, Paul

There are countless unsung heroes in our past, and in our present too. Last week Monday I buried a son of Jamaica whose remarkable accomplishments are legion, and of whom all of us should be proud. In fact, without knowing it, millions of Jamaicans have benefited... - Peter Espeut

Dredging for dollar

Last week's declaration by the vice-director of China's central bank sent shockwaves through global markets. Amid signs that China was thinking of reallocating its foreign reserve holdings out of dollars, Xu Jian declared that the dollar was "losing its status... - John Rapley

NOTE-WORTHY: Kudos, Immaculate!

Congratulations to Immaculate Conception High School in their hosting of a Parenting Seminar on November 10, which I understand was a success. It would do well for Jamaica if all schools, secondary and primary, follow this good example.





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