Sun | Aug 25, 2019

Commentary

It wouldn’t have been our preferred choice for the job in the changed circumstance. We, nonetheless, applaud the Government’s decision to enter an agreement with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) for the continued monitoring of...

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ), through the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), extending domestic monitoring of Jamaica’s economic reform...

It would appear as if my offer to buy the homes of the prime minister and opposition leader based on values published by the Integrity Commission has been rejected. Actually, apparently it didn’t go over so well, at least on one side. I live in...

The law may be an ass, but not as big a one as Colonel Daniel Pryce would have us believe. In any event, there are questions about how apprised Colonel Pryce is of the Integrity Act. Colonel Pryce is the executive director of the Integrity...

There have been many calls for the Government to tell us what their anti-crime plan is so we can have confidence that our safety concerns are being addressed. The truth is that no Jamaican government has published a real plan over the last 20 years...

Peter Espeut, the Roman Catholic deacon, is outraged that the time-honoured word ‘marriage’ is defiled when used in the term ‘same-sex marriage’. In his Gleaner column ‘Pro-gay drivel’ (August 9, 2019), he states: “The word of marriage has only one...

It is my firm belief that Dr Peter David Phillips is the right man to lead the People’s National Party (PNP) into the next general election. In footage that has been manipulated, I said, “We have to continue the renewal process, and if you look on...

Seymour Panton isn’t a Darling (J), as characterised by a journalist in the 1900 English case of R v Gray. So when Justice Panton, a retired president of Jamaica’s Court of Appeal, ascribes to this newspaper personal animus against Pamela Monroe...

The young policeman with two degrees in specialist areas of police work sent me a text after Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Bishop Dr Gary Welsh, head of the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, had unleashed a social fiasco. Mr...

This month, I was travelling on a first-class ticket on Delta Airlines from Atlanta in the United States to Kingston, Jamaica, and had a major disappointment. I visited the lounge in Atlanta, under the mistaken view that a first-class ticket...
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