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JAMAICA BUILT ON CORRUPTION

August 17, 2017

“Corruption” has become a buzz word in Jamaica. (more…)

TIME CHURCH MINDS ITS OWN BUSINESS!

August 13, 2017

Congratulations to Bishop Howard Gregory and Rev Garnett Roper for exposing the local Church’s irrational homophobia.

Readers should know by now that I’m 100% (more…)

INDEPENDENCE LESSONS FROM A GREAT JAMAICAN FAMILY

August 6, 2017

One of Jamaica’s finest public servants is a man named Herbert Samuel (“Herbie”) Walker. (more…)

ISN’T SHE ALWAYS SPECIAL?

July 27, 2017

We’re in between “special” days.

May 14 was “Mothers’ Day” (more…)

PUSSYFOOTING AROUND WITH EDUCATION

July 16, 2017

The Prime Minister used the occasion of his belated induction to UWI’s Wall of Honour to talk about the cost of University education.

This was followed by a very thoughtful column on the issue by Bruce Golding (Accessing university education; Gleaner; May 8) during which he took a pragmatic and economic look at the problem and posited some solutions (more…)

THE THIN EDGE OF THE WEDGE?

July 14, 2017

Lawyers are their own worst enemies.

Except perhaps for Booklist Boyne (more…)

THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

July 10, 2017

Feminists don’t get it and never will. (more…)

HOW “PEOPLE POWER” EFFECTS CHANGE

July 5, 2017

I rarely read online comments.

I do try to reply to every reader who takes the time to send e-mails. (more…)

THE NEW VISA

June 28, 2017

Old golfers never die.  They whack on their balls until they finally get them into the hole. (more…)

Carnival stay out of my life!

June 27, 2017

Praise be to God I’ve survived yet another Carnival Sunday.

This one was the worst yet. I expected the crash, bang, clatter assault which is perpetrated annually on residential neighbourhoods and was almost pleasantly surprised when it began earlier than usual, circa 10.30a.m. (more…)