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Some of the uncertainties surrounding trade relations between the Caribbean and post-Brexit Britain have been eased, but Jamaica and her regional partners must not be lured into complacency by which the United Kingdom's (UK) assurance that it will...

I was pleased to have been invited to attend Jamaica's House of Representatives last Tuesday to hear Prime Minister Andrew Holness (who is also Minister of the Environment) announce the boundaries for the proposed Cockpit Country Protected Area....

The enticement to refer to educational stakeholders as 'failing schools', 'leggo beasts', 'scammers' or 'violent' is seemingly becoming more frequent in some circles and, truthfully, its impact is even more demoralising than imagined. It is...

How to "make life in and through violence" in Jamaica is the problem an exhibition at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia ponders. Titled 'Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston', the exhibition is constructed around a film called Four Days in May...

If ever you stand in line at the ABM in Duhaney Park, you are sure to meet the most ambitious woman in history. Her petite frame is always clean, sometimes even fashionable. Her slippers often complement the colour of her blouse, and her hair is...

We are forced to again commend to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and to governments generally, our old mantra: What is worse than the formulation of bad or flaw policies is to actually implement them...

Already established as the greatest Jamaican trainer to saddle a thoroughbred, Wayne Anthony DaCosta became a living legend on November 11 by winning the only Grade 1 race that eluded him over the years, namely, the Burger King Superstakes.On a warm...

Despite what has been written about him by the Western media over the last 20 years, Robert Mugabe, or Comrade Bob, remains a man I admire. And though he lost his way years ago from the moment he launched an offensive against the white of his people...

Recently, I had occasion to visit the Jamaican High Commission in a major metropolitan city in 'farrin'. I knew I was in the right place when I noticed the giant Jamaican flag waving proudly outside the fancy building with the steep staircase and an...

Unless it contains something radically at odds with the thinking of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this newspaper continues to be flabbergasted by the failure of the Government to publish the Golding Task Force report on how Jamaica should approach...
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