Jamaica Gleaner Commentary

Published: Monday Sunday | January 17, 2010

Debt exchange demands more than faith
Jamaican savers are about to undertake, perhaps, the greatest act of faith in the country's history by surrendering a huge chunk of their wealth on the promise of politicians to be good and prudent managers,... Read More...

PUBLIC AFFAIRS: The heavy burden of gov't
Halfway into its term in office the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration has finally taken the first tentative steps towards honouring the central promise of its campaign: changing economic course. - Claude Clarke Read More...

Haiti - the price of freedom
In the days when BWIA used to fly to Haiti, I once sat next to a man who asked me to fill out his immigration form. - Carolyn Cooper Read More...

Searching for hope amid the collapse
Last Tuesday afternoon, while occupants of New Kingston's multi-storey offices were distracted by mild tremors, they could not have imagined that less than 300 miles away, Haiti's capital city of Port-au-Prince suffered the... - Dennis Morrison Read More...

Free market and gas prices
The purpose of a free market is to drive down prices while increasing the quality of goods or services. Through free competition among vendors for the provision of products and services, prices tend to decrease, and quality tends to improve. - Egerton Chang Read More...