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We can't claim to have clarity on what the position of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and, by extension, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is on a specific allegation that one of the church's pastors may have incited, or come close to inciting...

Gene Autry, The Beast, and I were sitting around idly needing a fourth for dominoes when we heard, in the distance, "If a macca, mek it jook yu!"The Dunce! Autry guided him to the table while the Beast shuffled. First up, I drew double-six, double-...

About a year or two ago, I interviewed a known and respected elder from a St James address. His was a community once riddled with crime and criminals, and in a short space of time, a drastic turnaround was made in the police-reported statistics...

I'm remembering back some 25 years ago when Nigel was kind enough to loan me a necktie while we were both in Barbados competing for the Rhodes Scholarship. He, perfectly prepared, grumbled slightly but assisted me, the ill-equipped upstart. So you...

Spice done know seh plenty people nah go like fi ar big chune, Black Hypocrisy. Shi no bizniz. A so it go. Who waan bex, mek dem bex. Hear weh shi seh:"I was told I would reach furtherIf the colour of mi skin was lighterAnd I was...

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) concludes its annual conference today, and if last week's warm-up at an area get-together was an indication of what's in store, prosperity has arrived and Jamaica has no more pain, no more problems.So bullish were the...

Hardly a week passes without news of another horrific crash somewhere in this country. An average 300 persons have perished in vehicular accidents every year since 2012. Many of the victims are in the prime of their lives, young, productive and full...

Workplace diversity is a topic that has been in vogue for a while. Yet many Jamaican companies are still grappling with defining what this means to their organisation, communicating why diversity is important and finding ways to consistently and...

Travelling throughout Jamaica or at times looking at cricket from Sabina Park on television, I grinned a little every time I saw the sign, "This is TING country." In that context, Ting is a carbonated beverage sold in Jamaica and some other...

If you didn't know better, you might have concluded that Prime Minister Andrew Holness was having another, and personal, shot at litigating the NIDS case, or attempting, from the margins, to influence the ruling of the three judges who heard the...
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