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Adam Stewart clearly has a point that the Government should robustly encourage foreign hotel investors to purchase the goods consumed in their properties from domestic producers. For, according to Mr Stewart, as the deputy chairman of the hotel...

Me seh fi stop spread propaganda pon di dread Me seh fi stop spread propaganda pon di dread...

What is clear is that there is not much more to the Government's crime plan than zones of special operations (ZOSO) and semi-permanent states of emergency (SOE).Last Tuesday, the House of Representatives debated the extension of the St James SOE,...

Jamaica should be producing more of the items we consume. Everybody agrees. However, the reality is that Jamaica is now importing more than 1,000 products from all over the world as consumers embrace global brands.A quick look at the June 2018...

I have met so many young people who are damaged and scarred because their parents sought mental-health support for them from the wrong person - a pastor rather than a trained professional.When will we accept that no matter how often or long we pray...

In the span of his distinguished career, iconic journalist Rudyard Kipling wrote numerous literary classics, including a masterpiece titled 'The Press', which Jamaica's political surrogates should learn well and not forget.They who live the lie that...

As a crusty older man, known for my love of bread in any form, fashion, name or origin, I still remember the story of the two insects who left the flour bin to go out into the world to seek fame, fortune and dough.One became a roll model and the...

The extrapolations from Prime Minister Andrew Holness' data, and the police's actual murder figures, on the face of it, differ a bit.According to the prime minister, in the period since the declaration of a state of public emergency in St James,...

About two weeks ago, I was walking on a low-trafficked roadway in Kingston when a teenage girl, dressed in uniform, approached me."Miss, the basic school lock?" she asked, referring to the kindergarten from which I had just exited."Yes, it appears...

How are our two major political parties funded? They would have us believe that their structure consists of branches or groups made up of thousands of loyal supporters (termed financial members) who pay dues that cover the operating costs of party...
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