Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
Published: Monday Sunday | September 6, 2009
EDITORIAL - This is not Somalia, we hope
Prime Minister Bruce Golding and his attorney general, Senator Dorothy Lightbourne, must move with urgency to clear the air on the matter of the request by United States authorities for the extradition of Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. Read More...The brain drain and conomic growth
A Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) study in 2007 commented as follows: "The Caribbean Community has the highest rate of emigration in the world - a regional average of about 35 per cent of the labour force has migrated to OECD countries since 1965." Read More...Is China key to global recovery?
Countries like Jamaica whose economies are heavily dependent on trade with the United States (US) could always rely on quick rebounds in their American markets as recovery from past US recessions were usually short-lived. Read More...Those Supreme 'draws'
Lottery ticket sales are at rock bottom. So Supreme Ventures has resorted to the oldest trick in the trade: turning tricks. Their print advertisement for the regional Super Lotto looks like nothing short of prostitution. Just think about it. Read More...The passionate pursuit of purity
Passion and purity are two words that do not work together in our current Jamaican mentality. Yet, there are young people in this nation who are all excited by their drive for passion and purity. Read More...