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We hope that Robert Morgan won’t suffer the misapprehension of several of his recent predecessors that his primary role as de facto information minister is to be the senior public relations officer to the Government and press secretary to the prime...

Perhaps the title should be ‘Recovering our soul’. Because it really seems that we have lost that essence, the shared human spirit; the enduring sentiment which moves every person from brutish behaviour to compassion, or even basic respect, for...
Rattray

When asked about the possibility of returning to lockdowns to control the current COVID-19 wave, the prime minister responded by reminding us that he has repeatedly made it clear that there will be no return to lockdowns, and that the [Government’s...

My wife Indranie is an animal magnet and claims this is why I was attracted to her. On the other hand, and given that we have been together for over 25 years, that clearly makes her an animal lover of the highest class and longest standing....

As we join in the observation of Martin Luther King Day, on Monday, January 17, the P. J. Patterson Centre for Africa Caribbean Advocacy adds its voice to the call once again for the posthumous exoneration of the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey. No...

Mayor Delroy Williams perhaps ought to be recognised for, at last, moving to address the scandalous incompetence – and probably worse – with which his Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) regulates construction in the capital. But...

After gutting the Ministry of Environment in 2020 by removing from it the government agency that regulated the health of the natural environment, this week with the Cabinet adjustments Prime Minister Andrew Holness has abolished that ministry...

One week ago, the Accompong Maroons held an annual celebration in commemoration of their ancestors’ signing of their peace treaty with the British. They see it as their ‘duty’ to honour their ancestors and to celebrate the distinguished and...

FOR A public underwhelmed by, and still attempting to make sense of, Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ reshaping of his Cabinet, there may be still something to be salvaged from the exercise. Mr Holness should be persuaded to give detailed...

WELL, AFTER hoping and praying that 2022 would not be 2021 in disguise, it appears that we are in for another wild and unpredictable 365 days. Hundreds of new COVID-19 cases and 37 murders since January 1. and it is clear that COVID-19 and crime...
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