Tue | Oct 16, 2018

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Damien King, the University of the West Indies (UWI) economist, has, as reported by this newspaper, suggested that an old complaint of Jamaican policymakers, which the Holness administration suggested it was on its way to fixing, remains alive and...

I have a word of advice for the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF). Well, four words, really.Leave Leon Bailey alone. Let him pursue his worldwide commercial interests to his heart's content. Don't invite him to join the Reggae Boyz. Ever. Again. I...

Two non-Jamaican writers have made statements that still have an impact on my mind. Concerning the drug epidemic in the USA decades ago, Dr A.E. Wilder-Smith, a Christian academic, said the root cause is not so much the physical availability of...

Walter Rodney came from Guyana to Jamaica in 1960 to study history at The University of the West Indies, Mona. He graduated with first-class honours in 1963. He then went to the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and...

A Jamaican man once admitted that his socialisation had led him to see non-consensual sex as a norm. He learned that 'no' means 'no' only after he attended a gender sensitivity workshop as part of his professional training.Many persons, male and...

The GDP is finally looking up, scamming might be on the wane, and the top two per cent and their children are even reconsidering if they should emigrate to the US, as long as they can afford a new Audi. Thanks to the so-called disruptors, innovation...

The Gleaner's long-standing and enviable tradition of incisive editorials on matters of national interest, was evidenced on Monday, October 8, 2018, in which it postulated 'Broadening the NHT debate'...

The focus on public-private partnerships (PPPs), as articulated by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has taken another step in the ongoing efforts to bridge Jamaica's infrastructure gap.Infrastructure deficit, being the difference between what a...

As a naturopathic physician, I consider it an imperative for me to enter the current politico-academic storm between the two academic professors and the minister of health on the question of whether very high sugar content in commercial drinks...

Every family has at least one secret to hide, one black sheep to stay far from, and one skeleton in its capacious cupboard, most likely built with materials from the family tree.Since the days of Old Mother Hubbard, cupboards have developed into...
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