The intense interest in the sensational developments at Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries, further heightened by the death of its leader, should have, we believe, elicited greater attention from the highest level of the police high...
Dr Ernest Madu's shining example for the Government
Word of Heart Institute of the Caribbean's (HIC) planned multimillion-dollar expansion on Sunday was a respite after a week of bad news for the country.
Is it time to regulate religious practice?
Poisonous ritualistic behaviour which led to the deaths of three people and the injuring of others at Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries in Montego Bay a week ago has shaken all Jamaicans, but more particularly Christians.
O wretched state, O bosom black as death, Oh limed (trapped) soul, that struggling to be free, Art more engaged (ensnared)! Help, Angels! William Shakespeare's HamletMore
After venue switches and delays caused by various factors, including international cricket's crowded schedule and the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ICC Twenty20 (T20) World Cup opened a week ago with a final qualifying round in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, both located at the...More
Mr Christopher Samuda, the president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), must have been sensing it himself that, left to themselves, some of our top athletes could implode or hurt their own image, if not that of Jamaica's.More
General Colin Powell would have caught our attention even if he had not ascended to the dizzying heights of United States secretary of state, national security adviser, or chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — the first black to do so in all three cases.More
Much about the events in Bath, St Thomas, over recent days remained murky at the time of writing.We know that a nine-year-old girl who had been kidnapped from her home on Thursday was found alive and taken to hospital on Saturday after an intense, collaborative...More
Mankind's long fascination and obsession with the sun, moon, and stars — partly driven by fear of their influence on the Earth — gave rise to existential explanations based on superstition, religion, and science developed over time.More
Many who had all but given up hope after the poor start to Jamaica's Concacaf qualifying campaign for the Fifa World Cup in Qatar next year are naturally euphoric following Wednesday's 2-0 win in Honduras.More
If Victoria Mutual (VM) Group — the conglomerate which grew out of the 143-year-old Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) — had been an athlete the news of its recent achievements might have made for bigger headlines, perhaps on the front...More
It was a long time coming, eight years to be exact, but finally the scale of justice has been balanced further with passage, last Friday, in the Senate of two Bills that grant limited right of appeal to the prosecution in criminal proceedings.More
In the proverbial chicken or egg situation, we don't know which came first — the passage of the Sexual Harassment (Protection and Prevention) Act, 2021 or the decision of some of our top female artistes to speak out against...More
The global rivalry between the two superpowers, the United States and China, is so fierce that many countries think that the wise course for their foreign policy is to choose to align with one or the other. We think it might be better to have good diplomatic relations with both, as they...More