Tue | Oct 22, 2019

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If Lenworth Fulton ever contemplates a change of career, he might consider becoming a contortionist. Judging from his wriggling act on the Bernard Lodge affair, he’d probably be good at it. Mr Fulton is president of the Jamaica Agricultural Society...

Forty plus years ago, on my first day as a legal intern, Gene Autry took me aside. He assumed the air of a senior solicitor: “Two things I must teach you about the law before you start.” “OK,” I eagerly replied. “What?” “First,” said Autry, “I must...

Very often, victims of gender-based abuse say that they choose not to walk away because of the children. The fact is that staying in an abusive relationship because of the children will cause the children to be scarred for life, as growing up in...

Josef Forstmayr’s public intervention in the debate over Mayor Homer Davis’ decision to exclude Montego Bay Pride from the city’s cultural centre is significant and illuminating, even as it raises new questions about how Mr Davis conducts business...

I read the commentary from my fellow columnist on Thursday, October 17, and was going to say that I stand with Rev Dick. However, I have bigger things to deal with this week, given the significance of the day tomorrow. Therefore, as hard as it is...

Big tings a gwaan fi Miss Lou fi her 100-year birthday. Gordon Town Square a go name after her. An fi 100 day, different-different event a keep all bout. Church service, concert, lecture! Petition a go launch pon November 1...

You see the cost and pain of lives lost in traffic accidents and families having no financial future as fire rages through multiple houses and old abandoned buildings, buildings over-inhabited and indifferent to zoning and density regulations. You...

I read in recent times reports in The Gleaner and the wider press about the proposed Lakes Pen Agri Ventures, on 400 acres of the Bernard Lodge lands in St Catherine being developed by noted businessman Mr Gassan Azan. This development has...

Rwanda, that African country that was rocked by genocide in 1994, has rolled out its first ‘made in Rwanda’ Volkswagen motor car, showing the world how a wounded country can recover in 25 years. German car maker Volkswagen, the largest in Europe,...

Except for calypso, I am very much like the person film producer Billy Wilder described as having Van Gogh’s ear for music. I might be related to the piano player who was so bad that he was told, “Get off the piano. You’re hurting its feelings.”...
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