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Peter Phillips, the opposition leader, has cracked a window to a potential political cleansing that, thus far, has been little noticed, but shouldn't be allowed to pass.So, not only ought not Dr Phillips be allowed to retreat from his idea for the...

Several years ago, I was told of an incident involving a man whose wife caught him with another woman. According to the story, the man took the other woman out on a date to the cinema. His wife got wind of what was happening, turned up at the venue...

There was no general advance notice that the prime minister would be making the apology to the people of Tivoli Gardens in the House of Representatives last Wednesday. It seemed choreographed to deflect headline attention from the continuing...

Public assurance is needed that the police have a traffic plan to curb the havoc that is currently being created on the streets of the nation's capital as we head into the usually hectic Christmas season.As we see it, there is a desperate need to...

I have a love-hate relationship with many entities in the service industry. Bars, hotels, and restaurants are among the places I enjoy patronising for leisure or work, but they are also the places that cause me a lot of...

"You like knives so much, why don't you write a column about them?" my wife asked pointedly. "I'll take a stab at it," I answered sharply, "and try to make it a cut above the rest."It is like when the rumour went around about an actress who had...

States are not abstract ideas, nor are they ethereal entities of amorphous bodies. They operate with real institutions that have agency and, critically, are run by life-and-blood people. At their apex are governments that provide states with their...

With all the falsehoods circulating on public platforms, we must do our part to thwart and by extension discourage these misrepresentations and misguided opinions with facts.To that end, we note the Letter of the Day in The Gleaner on Thursday,...

At 6 p.m. tomorrow, Rusea's and Jamaica College will square off for the Olivier Shield title. The clichÈ that always goes with this game is that it is 'the symbol of schoolboy supremacy'. By pitting the Manning Cup champions to have a showdown...

Every year, the Time magazine chooses a Person of the Year - a person, a group, an idea, or an object that, according to its editors, "for better or for worse ... has done the most to influence the events of the year". This week, Time magazine...
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