Wed | Apr 1, 2015

In Focus

Boys and Girls' Championships passed this weekend with its usual fanfare of 'world's biggest high-school track and field meet' tag line, old boys and school faithful beating chests, slapping backs and high-fiving with eyes on the 'transfer market'...

Not being able to achieve peace on earth or to get people to beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks, the United Nations has turned its hand to something else, designating March 20 as an annual International Day of...

Racism is an insidious evil. It's born of experience, then nurtured by undereducation, insecurity and isolation. It can infiltrate any society and metastasise without the existence of a single racist. Like everything else in this mundane existence,...

Once more the child homicide odometer is ticking and more of our most valuable assets have been killed. The death of 14-year-old Joel Lovelace, reportedly from gunshots fired by the police, is very painful, especially as this child seemed to have...

In what one might describe as an unexpected phenomenon, both sides of Gordon House recently unanimously passed legislation aimed at accommodating geriatric members of Parliament. Formally known as the 'Over Sixties' bill and more colloquially...

Ten days on and Jamaicans are still reeling from the impact of the most recent Riverton City dump fire, costing our economy approximately $300 million. With nearly 1,000 visits to public hospitals and others to private doctors for treatment of smoke...

Now that wi bun har out, let us see who will be stupid enough to take Jennifer Edwards' job as executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA).That jackass will be joining the...

The horrific effects of the latest Riverton fire have been well heralded, and, as usual, the various solutions are rehashed, the debate goes on and will probably dissipate with the exasperating smoke when we finally extinguish this seemingly...

Every domino player knows that the worst domino crime is to cut and bring back. Obviously, no domino players exist at the finance ministry where the 2015-16 Budget was prepared, nor in the Cabinet where it was approved for...

Peter Phillips has taken his gamble on this $7-a-litre gas tax, expressing faith that the continued fall in global oil prices will minimise the impact on consumers and the economy, and knowing it is one of the most...
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