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Stories by George Davis

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

When I was a lad in the late 1980s, a pastor happened on my community in south St Catherine. I say happened on the community because he had no family or close friends who you could say attracted him to the place. It's as if he just showed up one day...

Published:Tuesday | September 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGeorge Davis

A reasonably curious American, or any other national for that matter, could've known even before Barack Obama ran for president that as a high-schooler, he smoked ganja and did a little cocaine. They could've known this because Obama himself said so...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMGeorge Davis, Contributor

Diogenes of Sinope, the most famous of all the Greek cynics, used to walk around the marketplace in Athens with a lit lantern in broad daylight. For him, it was a move intended to goad those around him into asking him about the lantern, so he could...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMGeorge Davis

There was a boy I knew in high school who came from the tough community of Homestead in St Catherine, located off the Old Harbour Road in the parish. The boy was a superb footballer and had no less talent than many who are now plying their trade in...

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