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The most fundamental principle of the New Covenant is religious liberty or freedom of conscience. Under the Old Covenant, God's Moral Law as contained in the Ten Commandments, along with the Statutes and Judgements that amplified and clarified...

As we look around the globe at the impact of the pandemic, one thing is clear: we are all in the same storm even if we aren’t all in the same boat. While more affluent nations are now rolling out second vaccine doses, health workers across the...

Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Africa shows how France has continued a politique de grandeur in which a country in perpetual decline pretends to be a Great Power. As former French president, François Mitterrand, had noted in 1957: “Without...

When I decided to run for president of the People’s National Party, I did so knowing that the job of uniting and energising our movement would not be easy. I understood then that mending fences and building bridges would mean real work for every...

In this edition of Reparation Conversations, Honorary President of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), Patrick Robinson (PR), talks to Verene Shepherd (VS) about a virtual symposium he convened on May 20-21, 2021. VS: Honourary...

Wednesday June 2, 2021, was an important day for all of us Jamaicans concerned with the decline in trust and confidence in our democratic institutions and desirous of strengthening Jamaica’s democracy. On that day, the Office of the Political...

Just before a devastating 1692 earthquake made two-thirds of Port Royal disappear beneath the sea, the town was said to the wickedest place in the world, which probably meant that law and order was either absent or complicit with the most...

Mental Health has been a heavily discussed topic in Jamaica these past few months. Even our own Miss Universe Jamaica 2021, Miqueal-Symone Williams, has based her advocacy on mental health and its effects on children and teenagers. We have seen...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) has mental health as a primary focus area for research and implementing programmes. Contrary to popular belief, Caribbean nationals were battling several issues...

African-American, Tony-winning director George C. Wolfe’s US$20 million adaptation of the black playwright, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, won Chadwick Boseman a posthumous Golden Globe, but failed to win either him nor the equally...
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