Sun | May 27, 2018

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Mia Mottley, who has become Barbados' first female prime minister after her party's landslide win in Thursday's general election, has, on the domestic front, a difficult job ahead of her: that of fixing the economy. That will require courage and...

Because of the near certainty of misinterpretation in what I'm about to discuss, I want to point out that my editor occasionally goads me into writing about a news story by forwarding it to me with a provocative comment. The implication, of course,...

Newspapers in the United States have reported an entertaining story about the Publix supermarket in Charleston, South Carolina, that refused to decorate a graduation cake with the word cum. And it's certainly not fake news. The politically correct...

A young student was asked to use the word 'cliche' in a sentence. She wrote, "Father came home from work with a cliche on his face." When the teacher demanded an explanation, she said that she had checked it in the dictionary, and the word 'cliche'...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Less than 24 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to victory in the May 24 general election, Mia Amor Mottley, 52, was sworn in as Barbados' eighth prime minister on Friday, joining a handful of...

People who appreciate the complexities of international negotiations will hardly be surprised at the collapse of the planned summit between America's Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un.They had intended to talk about the...

The issue is not whether we need a new Parliament building. Anyone who has been inside Gordon House knows how inadequate it isfor members of parliament, senators, staff, visitors, and the media. The question is where should it be located, and how...

As Jamaicans, we are all very encouraged by the signs that there is an increasing maturity in the public and political management of the country's macroeconomic affairs.Even so, there are perhaps signs that in significant structural ways, this...

Karl Harrison, the chairman of the recently-promulgated Integrity Commission, has named the acting heads of the three divisions that will be critical to the work, and ultimately, the success of the commission. Unfortunately, Justice Harrison stopped...

In Jamaica, we do not call a male goat a buck. It is almost in the same league as 'ram puss' or the beautifully ridiculous 'bull cow'.This column is not about four-footed animals as much as it is a frivolous comparison of some of our more wayward...
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