Jamaica's decision to ask Cuba for help in developing an Ebola-preparedness strategy is a good one, and perhaps the most thoughtful public-health initiative by Fenton Ferguson since he took over the health portfolio two and a half years ago.
Every year during National Heritage Week, we are fed a sanitised diet - almost national myths - concerning our history and our heroes. We glory only in certain (more positive) aspects of what we have inherited from our ancestors, and we choose to ignore the less noble parts of our patrimony.
The West Indies cricketers' withdrawal of their services from the Indian tour has dominated the sports headlines all over the globe - and rightly so.
THE EDITOR, Sir: I write in response to an article in The Gleaner, dated Saturday, October 11, 2014. The article under the heading 'NWA rapped for substandard Negril bicycle pathway' made a number of assertions, some of which are unfortunate...
THE EDITOR, Sir: I refer to the letter titled 'Registering a company is a nightmare' written by Winston D. Barrett and published in the October 4, 2014 edition of The Gleaner.