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If you dial the telephone number listed on the website of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), as this newspaper has done, you will probably get a recording asking that you leave your name and return number and a promise "to...

I'm going to insist that every single one of my future children learns Mandarin. They are going to 'Ni Hao' and sweet and sour chicken with the best of them because my child will not be left behind. Arming my children with the world's most widely...

On November 2 last year, I wrote a column titled 'Deliver me from evil'. In it, I took issue with a segment of the most popular benediction in Christianity, the Lord's Prayer.I wrote that having examined the entreaty, as taken from the Anglican Book...

PM Holness has apologised for something, though I'm not sure exactly what. It has to do with the Dudus debacle and the Tivoli bloodbath, but beyond that, it's hard to say. He did not confess. In fact, based on a Gleaner report, he stated, "I have a...

Perhaps a nationally traumatic terrorist attack on Jamaica would bring about the necessary shift in our Christian value system to permit more open acceptance for exterminating a certain type of criminal.I would like to see 'shottas', dons, killer...

The start of the summit on Friday, December 8, where Cuba and CARICOM nations affirmed their path to peace by demanding the United States lift the ban on Cuba, fell on the very day Suriname had an entirely different anniversary. The remembrance of...

Sibling rivalry is a hell of a thing. As the firstborn child, I enjoyed a privileged place in my family. On a pedestal! Then two years, six months and 14 days after my birth - I can't calculate the minutes and seconds - I was dethroned. The arrival...

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...
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