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The alleged grant of immunity by former National Security Minister Peter Bunting to three specific soldiers has stirred up a hornets' nest.On Tuesday, I queried the timing and intent leading to the signing of these certificates based on Bunting's...

There has been much commentary surrounding the issuance of a so-called certificate of immunity as it affects the criminal case arising from the killing of Keith Clarke. Much of the discourse is based on untruths, inaccuracies, and downright...

I have noted the announcement by the prime minister of the establishment of a city on the Bernard Lodge lands in South St Catherine. I have also noted the three editorials in The Gleaner (the latest, Monday on April 2, 2018) dealing with the need...

Some Jamaican men have become 'dawgs', roaming the streets like mongrels in search of a bitch in heat that will allow them to plant their seeds. This century-old behaviour pattern has led to a plethora of children who grow up without knowing, or...

Most of us politically non-aligned outcasts are convinced that National Identification System (NIDS) isn't locally conceived but imposed on Jamaica by Big Bully from the North (BBN).I believe it's intended to be used to locate and search identities...

There are economic headwinds confronting us, including the effects of weakening business confidence as reported a few days ago in the latest Don Anderson survey. Government has to realise that it can’t be business as usual. It has to...

A set of my friends from high school take the keeping of Sunday as the chosen day of worship very seriously. Therefore, they will not be reading this commentary until tomorrow; and I am quite all right with that. The problem is that by the time they...

I would have taken a bet - and be sure I would win that well-known businessman, entrepreneur - and investment banker Mr Chris Dehring would be among those MVPs in the business community in this country for whom banks would be bending over backwards...

The most recent survey of 'The Political Culture of Democracy in Jamaica and in the Americas', a survey which is regularly conducted by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) of Vanderbilt University with local support, is, of course,...

In about a month's time, thousands of grade 11 students all over Jamaica will be sitting the annual Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Looking at the invaluable data from the 2017 high schools ranking (based on the 2016...
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