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Julius Kambarage Nyerere is most well known as a socialist and a major advocate of Pan-Africanism, philosophies that were near and dear to the heart of Jamaicans in the period from the late 1960s to about the middle of the ‘80s.  That...

With less than a year to go before the 1998 World Cup in France, the collective pulse of the country had quickened. The Reggae Boyz were the fastest-rising brand in football and the team had improved so significantly, that a place in football...

Jamaica College is the winningest school in Manning Cup history, however, there aren’t many who understand just how dominant the institution has been, even with the number of titles they have won in the last decade. So dominant were Jamaica...

WASHINGTON, DC – “We are entering times of rebellion and change. There are those who believe that destiny rests on the knees of the gods, but the truth is that it confronts the conscience of man with a burning challenge.” The...

WASHINGTON, DC – It is far from clear that President Joe Biden deserves the obloquy heaped on him for the US evacuation from Afghanistan. This is especially true given the endings of other American wars, and the nearly impossible situation...

NEW DELHI – The International Development Association is the part of the World Bank that is meant to help the world’s poorest countries. Its explicit mission is “to reduce poverty by providing zero to low-interest loans and grants...

EDINBURGH – People have been using “exit” as a suffix for a decade or so. Grexit, referring to a potential Greek departure from the eurozone, was the first to emerge. Italexit made a brief appearance and has recently been revived...

September 2021 (Lima, Peru) - The economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean is still insufficient to recuperate the jobs lost during the pandemic, and has given rise to a labour market characterized by a high unemployment rate and a...

After a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Mexico and then a crushing 3-0 home defeat against Panama, doom and gloom would be understatements as far as the Reggae Boyz campaign for a second-ever World Cup berth was concerned. But gloom turned to maybe...

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then it is likely the cartoonist’s pen, chock full of underlying meaning and different ways of seeing an issue, may be worth so many more. Take a look at this week past’s line-up of cartoons as...
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