Editorial

Don't blame the media for the sins of the (Moravian) church

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

If the Rev Phyllis Smith Seymour, first woman president of the Moravian Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, had been the beneficiary of better public relations, she might not have indulged in that futile practice of beating upon the... Read More

Hard lessons from that JC brawl

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

The age-old adage that winning or losing doesn't matter, but rather, it's how the game is played, fell out of style a long time ago. Read More

Whew! Hurricane season ends, but the night is dark and full of terrors

Friday, December, 1 2017    

Thankfully, we have reached the end of the 2017 hurricane season without suffering any direct impact from storms, because had we been hit, there's no telling the scale of the damage that the country would have experienced. Read More

Congrats, dazzling Davina — nothing like a feel-good story

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The outpouring of national joy that accompanies outstanding accomplishments by Jamaicans at the international level is symptomatic of the pride we feel — every one of us to a man — in the fact that “wi lickle but wi... Read More

Only time will tell if Mr Mnangagwa has changed

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

This newspaper's thoughts on the despotic Robert Mugabe are well known. Indeed, our only surprise about last week's dramatic events in Zimbabwe that ended in him being deposed as president was that it took so long to happen. Read More

Useful announcements from Mr Holness

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

Jamaica's decision to take a chance with its first post-Independence leader may yet pay off. Read More

Warm welcome to Global Tourism Conference

Monday, November, 27 2017    

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Fake news goes viral too: the argument for traditional media

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

In church this morning, the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) — umbrella organisation of professional journalists and media workers — will begin a week of reflections that hopefully will make the annual National Journalism Week something more than a... Read More

Filling the breach in sports development

Saturday, November, 25 2017    

All indications are that the 2017 schoolboy football season — now approaching its end — has gone very well. Read More

C'bean leaders voted with their feet for the environment

Friday, November, 24 2017    

The no-show by most Caribbean leaders at last week's regional meeting with the International Monetary Fund in Kingston has been attributed to their preference to attend the 23rd Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Germany. Read More

We give up privacy on social media, why fight NIDS?

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

The Data Protection Act, as outlined in Parliament on Tuesday, should go a far way to quiet the fears of many Jamaicans who believe the National Identification and Registration Act, or NIDS, will be too intrusive. Read More

Full throttle in the thrust for growth, as 'graduation' approaches

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

The message delivered by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde during her meeting last week with regional policymakers in Kingston was entirely predictable. Once again, she called for fiscal compression to break out of the low growth/high debt trap crippling our... Read More

From hero to villain — The painful lesson of Mr Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

If the late Prime Minister Michael Manley and Mr Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley, the Third World's first mega star, could, they would be turning in their graves over what Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has become in the twilight of his years. Read More

To answer the call of Calabar, nay, of Jamaica

Monday, November, 20 2017    

The concept that each individual has a role to play, no matter how small, in the building of community and nation is not contentious and is easily understood. Read More

Mr Lester Spaulding did more than his fair share

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

The media landscape in Jamaica has changed profoundly over the last 50 years in tandem with changes in global media driven by new dramatic developments in technology, ownership structures, competition and consumer taste. Read More



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