Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Holness’

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…)

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION

May 11, 2017

The Budget debate closed with a crescendo of puerile desk-banging by Government MPs and yet another childish walkout by Opposition MPs.

The sum total of the so-called “debate” was Nada (more…)

CRIME PLAN OR EXPENSIVE SHAM?

February 12, 2017

Our loving leaders are handing out gifts for Valentines like card sharks dealing poker.  Just as we’re told it’s safe to go out again by a “crime plan” presentation which would’ve made my old Crown and Anchor Man, “Boot Heel” proud, here came government’s estimates of income/expenditure for 2017/2018. (more…)

THE 70% WON!

December 19, 2016

Finally, the farcical distraction (a.k.a. Local Government election) is over.

I’m sure JLP leaders, candidates and voters, God bless ’em, are of the view JLP “won” these elections (more…)

FORWARD IN REVERSE

September 26, 2016

Two recent political events have cruelly exposed the absence of hope for good governance for Jamaica. (more…)

ONLY TRUTH LASTS

August 18, 2015

Anybody know a bookie taking bets on the next Election?

I’ve been searching for one but found only pretend Bookmakers in Jamaica. (more…)