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In conflating cause and effect, Prime Minister Andrew Holness sees underinvestment in Jamaica's symbols of sovereignty as being responsible for its failures in ethical values and the rule of...

The results of an all-island poll titled 'A Woman's Right to Choose', conducted by Johnson Survey Research Limited, have recently been published, bringing the abortion debate to the forefront once again. Traditional and social media...

Last year, the Government of Jamaica announced that it had received an unsolicited proposal for a public-private partnership from China Construction Company, South America (CCASA) to develop a master plan that resulted in the signing of a memorandum...

Oh, no! The Warminister is off his meds again. I only say that, not because I have any special knowledge of Everald 'Longfinger' Warmington's mental health - although the facts speak for themselves - but because I believe projection is a real thing...

Jamaica has signalled its intention to ban the use of disposable plastic bags and Styrofoam containers. By this landmark step, Jamaica will join the global effort of 40 countries and municipalities in trying to stave off the damage to the...

While I applaud the Government making efforts to bring more discipline to using the roadways, there are many considerations other than wanton taxing of road users, especially the exorbitant fines stated for pedal cyclists.The Government should first...

"To market, to market, to buy a fat pig. Home again, home again, jiggety jig." I first heard this from an English doctor who was in charge of the clinic in Waterloo, a village in the sugar-cane belt of central Trinidad where, with the bravado of...

Jamaica's Government and its foreign-policy establishment have accomplished a great feat. They walked in a deluge and managed not to get wet. Or so, perhaps, they believe. In which event, they are misguided.For few people, we expect, see the foreign...

In a recent Gleaner article, '40% of Jamaicans say parents must approve abortion by teenagers', Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison advanced some troubling positions contrary to the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents...

On January 5, 2017, the South America Division of China Construction America (CCASA), registered in the USA, submitted an unsolicited proposal to the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) for the redevelopment of the city of Kingston.According to the...
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