Jamaica Gleaner Commentary

Published: Monday Friday | August 28, 2009

EDITORIAL - Without fear or favour
We have faith in the absolute and clear willingness of the Jamaican Government to adhere to its international treaties and to operate in accordance with the rule of law.This is why we are surprised by the air of mystery and doubtful expectation as to the administration's... Read More...

Why Ted Kennedy resonates
Edward Kennedy never became president of the United States, but as a member of the Kennedy clan and as a legislator for nearly half a century, he had a global presence nearly as large as any of America's recent leaders. With Edward Kennedy, it was about... Read More...

Destined for greatness?
LAST WEEK Thursday - in a little shop and bar in Charles Town, Portland, surrounded by whooping, cheering Maroons - I watched Usain St Leo Bolt demolish the opposition to win the 200m gold medal in Berlin. The proprietor announced that Bolt's victory made her proud... Read More...

Why science is critical now more than ever
WHEN THE rubber hits the road, it's already too late for ruminations of what could have been. Jamaica's name is etched in track and field history following the brilliant performances of our athletes at major international track events... Read More...

NOTE-WORTHY
Real 'brownings' - The definition of 'browning' is wrong, especially when it is used to describe one's complexion. Read More...