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Education Minister Fayval Williams

Recently, Jamaican politics has been indulging its favourite pastime, namely, majoring in the minor. We the people have endured loud and cantankerous political squabbles (hyped up by media) about the square root of nothing. Take, for example, the...
Simeca Alexander-Williamson

Breastfeeding provides more than just nutrition for your newborn. It supports bonding and facilitates healthy, emotional development from birth. The first milk that is secreted, the colostrum, is your baby’s initial source of immunity as this thick...
In this July 2022 photo, police cordon off an area where a man was shot at the intersection of North Street and Orange Street in downtown Kingston.

Two years ago, on a September morning, I was driving to the A and E of the University Hospital of the West Indies. In one of the passenger seats behind me was a 75-year-old man who was clutchinghis belly because parts of it were spilling out of...

On June 5, 1995, Bruce Golding was close to the end of his first go-around as a JLP MP. In that capacity, he had been asked by the Secretary to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional and Electoral Reform to sign that committee’s report...

Political parties enjoy their best times when they win governmental power. They also can afford to accept the accolades from the media and those in other influential sectors of the country who find it convenient to shower them with praises. At...

The announcement of the death of Elizabeth II, Sovereign Queen of several realms, including seven in the Caribbean, plunged the world into deep sadness. She was not Queen in the far-flung countries in which millions of people now mourn her death,...

About six months after the election win it is not only safe to throw off the hangover of the victory but reality must give way to political promises foolishly made. A return to power for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in September 2020 would have...

An African proverb notes that: “When two elephants fight, it is the grass underneath that suffers.” The fact that 52 governments from the “global South” failed to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, and 82 Southern states refused to...

Y’all knew it was just a matter of time before I returned to the urgent need for constitutional reform. This time I’ll try to be as quiet as possible while presenting views on the subject of two former prime ministers expressed in writing almost 30...

Today we pay tribute to the freedom fighters who ensured the decolonisation of Ayiti, a country whose struggle against colonialism has influenced the declaration of UNESCO’s “International Day” for the remembrance of the transatlantic trafficking...
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