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Prime Minister Andrew Holness deserves credit for his obviously evolving views about gay rights and whether homosexuals were to be ministers in Jamaica's Government.Asked in a leaders' debate seven years ago whether he endorsed his predecessor,...

The short lifespan of a human being is woefully too brief to adequately witness species change on the evolutionary ladder but socially, it is much different.In 2008, then Prime Minister Bruce Golding, responding more to his base at home than to his...

A former Baptist tutor at United Theological College of the West Indies is now licensed to preach in the Church of England and his wife is now a church warden, a significant position. This discovery was made on a recent visit I made to England to...

I retain a copy of the report showing Keith Clarke's body sketched on paper and the angle at which multiple bullets entered and exited his body. I remember writing details of that report into an exclusive story for Nationwide Radio and how the...

Fitz Jackson, relying on alarmingly increasing murder rates in non-ZOSO, non-state of emergency (SOE) areas, called for a comprehensive, long-term islandwide crime plan and retreated to an irresistibly political exclamation, "Jamaican lives matter!"...

You would be hard-pressed to find a sensible person who would challenge Nigel Clarke's broad thesis of what is required for Jamaica to achieve economic independence, as well as his call to ensure that when the country concludes its economic support...

The recent high-school rankings based on the results of the 2017 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations should come as no surprise, even though they will induce panic among parents of those who recently sat GSAT or are already...

Who found the history assignment question on African slave torture, set at Hillel Academy for its grade-nine students, objectionable and offensive, giving rise, according to your newspaper, to "intense social media pressure" (the current bane of...

Several months ago, while hanging out with a female friend of mine, I noticed that she was not her usual self. She was subdued and distant. The next day, she called and told me that she realised that she had been feeling out of sorts the day before...

Whenever something bad occurs, we always want to know what happened. It's not necessarily morbid curiosity, it's usually the need to have all the possible details so that we can avoid the same situation that ended in disaster for someone else.So,...
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