Mon | Nov 20, 2017

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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...

The statement by Lord Tariq Ahmad in The Gleaner of November 13, 2017 calls for a response when it is, as usual, telling us what is better for us rather than to peer back into history. Such a pity he was here only on a whistle stop and his opinion...

For all nationalists, it should be profoundly embarrassing that it has taken the bosses of the International Monetary Fund to convince us of the home truths about public-sector reform.First, it was the under-reported counsel of the deputy director,...

Dis ya prosperity Govament a go mek prophecy fulfil pon wi. Bible did warn wi. Revelation Chapter 13, Verse 17, fi mi New Jamaican Version. "No man, woman or pikni nah go able buy or sell if dem no got di mark, di name or di...

The dangers of counterfeit goods may not be immediately understood by persons who find it hard to resist a bargain, but we urge persons to heed the warning of Jamaica Customs about the potential risks faced by using such illegal products....

The National Identification and Registration Act, which was recently passed in the Lower House of Parliament and later in the Upper House (i.e., the Senate) after a marathon sitting, has generated quite a bit of public...

"Dorothy Parker tells me of the last time she encountered playwright Clare Boothe. The two ladies were trying to get out of a doorway at the same time. Clare drew back and cracked, 'Age before beauty, Miss Parker.' As Dotty swept out, she turned to...

Do you know anyone you would consider to be effeminate? Have you ever met anyone in school who would have been described as effeminate? Maybe you have met someone who has been described as butch, too. But what and how did you feel and think when you...

People always understood Everald Warmington to be a crude, crass, loud-mouthed boor, but we never questioned his courage.We were wrong! We misunderstood all along. Never mind his flipping of the bird at critics in the gallery of Parliament, his...
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