THE chief internal auditor at the finance ministry has turned the tables on the Auditor General's Department (AuGD), the body that runs a fine-tooth comb through the appropriation accounts of government ministries, departments and agencies.
COVID-19's cloud of uncertainty still hanging over sport
News earlier this week that the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has approval from Government to host international games came as a fillip for sports lovers.
Mostly poor, uneducated being hurt by the anti-vaxxers
It is not difficult to see that the estimated 100,000 Jamaicans who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far are largely the more educated and better-off among us, which means there is still a lot of work to be done.
The devastation of St Vincent and the Grenadines since last Friday by the eruption of La Soufriere volcano is frightening as much as it is heartbreaking.Each day it becomes clearer that our sister Caribbean country is on a very long road to recovery.More
Jamaicans who regard themselves as pro-royalty would likely be mourning the passing, last Friday, of 99-year-old Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, devoted husband and companion of Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years.More
A shipment of 75,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which arrived Thursday as a gift from the Africa Medical Supplies Platform and the Republic of South Africa provides yet more evidence of South-South cooperation at work.More
Today , National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has a critical speech to make to Jamaicans in the Diaspora as part of our Washington envoy's nascent series of dialogue titled 'Let's connect with Ambassador Marks'.More
We note a hint of optimism from Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie as reported by the Jamaica Information Service on April 1.More
One of the best memes we have seen on social media since the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic is one in which the Devil is bragging to God that he had closed down the Church. “On the contrary, I have opened one in every home,” God responded.More
It's testament to these strange times that the Olympic torch relay, for so long a symbol of joy and optimism, began yesterday in Japan with sadness and uncertainty as dominant themes.More