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This newspaper’s report on Sunday of another case of seeming governance failure by the board of a state agency underlines the urgency with which the Holness administration must ensure that Parliament approves the long-stalled regulations for...
The JFF should concentrate on developing home-grown players, wherever they are currently playing,  and facilitating players’ transition from junior to senior football.

I’m continuously amazed at how English Premier League (EPL) dominates young Jamaicans’ sporting conversations. When I was young (dinosaurs roamed the earth), JBC TV broadcast highlights of English First Division (now EPL) games and snippets from...
Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley (left) and President Dame Sandra Mason (right) honour superstar Rihanna as a national hero during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Bridgetown, Barbados.

On November 30, Barbados took a bold step to become a parliamentary republic within the Commonwealth of nations, joining 33 of the 54 member states who either became parliamentary republics at independence, like my country, Dominica, or doing so at...

Talk is cheap but money makes one’s voice strong. When your dollar is the strongest of all independent full CARICOM members, your population is 99 per cent literate, your gross domestic product per capita is $12,900 and more than 90 per cent of...

On December 7, 2021, when you are busy arguing over states of emergencies, vaccination status and which party you support, there will be a blow to the Jamaican economy and average Jamaicans. I refer to the decision that will be taken for Carib...

On November 5, there were some historical happenings in the Parliament of Jamaica. There was a hastily organised sitting of the House of Representative, to pass a piece of legislation to amend the Road Traffic Act. The amendment was triggered by a...

Doing business at government offices in Jamaica is a major cause of deadly stress for both overworked employees and underserved members of the public. The online Health Encyclopaedia published by the University of Rochester Medical Center confirms...

It is fitting that Jamaica celebrates Nancy Anderson. Unfortunately, she won’t hear the accolades. Worse, those who benefited most from the causes to which she dedicated her life won’t have her help anymore. And they are the ones who can least...

I was at Adam’s Bagels in Trinidad and Adam, the owner, was sitting across the table from me having his coffee and doing the crossword puzzle in the newspaper, something at which he is devilishly adept. I looked at him and immediately remembered...

A television interviewer asked me if I thought Caribbean countries, and other developing territories, would benefit from the ‘war for influence’ that the European Union (EU) has launched against the People’s Republic of China. He was referring to...
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