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Commentary

Pat Rousseau is being deservedly eulogised for his achievements in law, business, and sports administration. Not surprisingly, what hasn’t received as much attention is his contribution to public service. Yet, it is the sphere in which he leaves...

With each passing day, law-abiding citizens going about their business on our roads are becoming more frustrated with the rampant indiscipline and downright dangerous driving being exhibited by a growing number of road hogs. Motorists and...

Recently, a minor in the Waltham Park Road area witnessed her father killing her mother, against her pleas, and then he committed suicide. This is a grave wickedness to beset a 12-year--old. For her to become an orphan in broad daylight and in the...

Let me establish up front that I am 100 per cent in agreement with the ruling handed down on Friday with regard to the National Identification System (NIDS) being declared null and void. My initial objection to the bill wasn’t the legal reasoning...

The advent of the Internet has opened the world to endless possibilities and connectivity. However, unscrupulous persons have been using social media to facilitate human trafficking. Social media has become a daily part of our lives and posting,...

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on April 11, 2019, between Jamaica and China is of great significance. It reflects a determination on the part of the Jamaican Government to carve out some sovereign space in a contested battlefield....

Last week I received a message from a patient of mine, informing me that she was diagnosed with Swine flu and was resting at home. She also wanted to know if was okay for her to eat pork. I smiled to myself before realizing that it was serious...

“Naked politics dressed in the form of a right” is how the Government’s lawyer, the leader of the nation’s Bar, tried to pour scorn on Julian Robinson’s contention that the National Identification and Registration Act violated the fundamental...

My curiosity was piqued by The Gleaner article that read ‘Rapist has 40-year sentence slashed’. A partially masked, 44-year-old, shirtless rapist invaded the sanctity of his victim’s bedroom. He held her hostage for three “terrifying” hours while...

With the by-election in the past, the Government and Opposition must really now attend to the violence and murder addiction weighing heavily on our society and economy. To situate present needed action, here is a list of the chief security actions...
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