Jamaica Gleaner Commentary

Published: Monday Thursday | January 28, 2010

EDITORIAL - The internal challenge facing Mr Ellington
Not unexpectedly, Mr Owen Ellington, who has been acting as Jamaica's commissioner of police since towards the end of last year, has been officially offered the job, although the appointment has not yet been officially announced... Read More...

Haiti's rescue: apparent or real?
Haiti, our first republic in the Western Hemisphere and a proud symbol of 'Afro-defiance' in the so-called 'New World', continues to dominate the media nationally, regionally and internationally. Read More...

Dealing with credibility
All Jamaicans should wish the latest Government of Jamaica (GOJ) reissued bonds all the best. Notwithstanding, the question needs to be asked: is this a credible programme? If it is voluntary, why were there veiled threats? Is it a default or is it an exchange? Read More...

Tsk, tsk, tsk Mr Harper
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper finds himself in a bit of a spot. He stands accused by his foes of having what Bill Clinton would have called 'an inappropriate relationship' with democracy. As in, remember what Bill did to Monica? Read More...