Sun | Oct 21, 2018

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In his last column, published by The Washington Post last Wednesday, the disappeared and almost certainly murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lamented the near-total absence of Arab countries, except for Tunisia, in the 'free' ledger of this...

I have never seen a dirty Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) vehicle. Of course, that does not mean that they are constantly self-cleaning, but from motorbikes to armoured cars, Willys jeeps to helicopters, Corollas to Prados, I have never laid mine eyes...

Pon October 11, 2018, Gleaner put out one article wid dis ya headline, 'PEP in the universe of Patois'. Mi wonder if di smaddy weh write dat deh article know seh di 'universe of Patois' big an broad fi true. Fi wi Jamaican...

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), while optimistic about the efforts to reintegrate persons who may be mentally ill, is concerned that the intended move may exacerbate lethal confrontations with the police.It is accepted that...

Days after the celebration of National Heritage Week, it is appropriate to focus on those aspects of our culture that give us our Jamaican identity, which make us feel comfortable in our Jamaican skin. Our Jamaican language is definitely part of our...

The Gleaner editorial of October 15, 2018, titled 'Tax reform back on agenda', referencing comments made by University of the West Indies economist Damien King, quoted tax revenues as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) at 24%. This is not...

It's a given that people are drawn to investment schemes where the risks seem low and the rewards high. It's a psychology made for shysters, who play on the presumption of people's greed.Even in legitimate operations, promoters often play to the...

CEO of Jamaica Teas, John Mahfood, like successful businessmen of his calibre, does have options, many more than we do. He could, I suppose, concentrate directly on his business, see the bottom line as everything with nothing else mattering, and...

Calabar Theological College celebrates 175 years, and on Sunday, Karen Kirlew, first female president of the Jamaica Baptist Union, delivered the 15th annual George Liele lecture at the famed Calabar High School Chapel to mark this historic...

Recently, there was a landmark case in the United Kingdom (UK) under the aegis of an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO), wherein a foreign national who had reportedly spent in excess of £16 million in Harrods department store over a 10-year period was...
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