Sun | May 20, 2018

Commentary

Sometime between the end of September and the middle of October, the people of Antigua and Barbuda should be voting in a referendum on whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should become that country's final court, replacing the Judicial...

It is a universal truth that most cultures have a superhero - whether mammon or a godhead. Tradition is that it has to be a 'he' as opposed to a 'she'. Our most famous superhero is Brer Anancy, whose brainpower exceeded his brawn.Our Jamaican Anancy...

The establishment of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of the most important achievements of our political Independence and must be protected with every fibre of our collective being.The process that saw the Electoral Advisory...

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...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is probably right in his depiction of the J$15-billion bond offer by the National Water Commission (NWC) as a big deal that will begin to put the agency on sound financial footing and prepare for listing on the Jamaica...

It was September 1973 and we were seated at a small, squared-shaped table at a quaint, little board bar on Maxfield Avenue.Dee (not her real name) was 19, I was 23, and pregnancy and abortion were both in a clash with what we saw as our immediate...

The recurring cases of political foot-in-mouth infection and the eventual 'apologies' from the offending politicos, after the usual outcries, reflect disdain for our laws and our people. Public utterances of a profane or vitriolic nature are quite...

A lady whose breast was removed by doctors some years ago had her breast grow back during the recent Miracle Crusade in Montego Bay, according to a Baptist pastor. He encouraged all to 'Come see and experience the mighty power of God'. The lady's...

The grave danger of Donald Trump is that he has neither ideology nor philosophy, except when defined as a hankering for glory and the concomitant acknowledgement, and praise, of his being. Thus, as a mass of ill-defined concepts and half-shaped...
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