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Perchance no one in Jamaica has paid attention, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), concerns over political divisions notwithstanding, may be on the cusp of the long-elusive economic breakthrough. The issue is whether Jamaica is ready to grasp the...

As someone who has studied both the natural and social sciences, I have been fascinated by the concept of entropy. Entropy is defined as “the degree of disorder” in a system, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics states that the entropy of the...

Jamaica has been involved in a long and arduous search to find an answer to the indiscipline and the violent crime said to be gang-related, now aggravated by crime against children and women with an alarming increase of spousal murder attributed to...

A few news reports out of St. Vincent and the Grenadines informed that the Caribbean Forum of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States (CARIFORUM) held its 26th Council of Ministers’ Meeting there on Friday, January 17. The meeting was...

“Corruption is when a politician uses public funds to deliver pistachio ice cream to his home and transfer garden furniture to his Caesarea villa, then requesting that the expenses be covered for the water in his pool and fights to get a private...

When the European explorers encountered Jamaica, they must have been struck by beauty, serenity and mellowness that forced the utterance, “the land of wood and water.” In fact, this phrase is still alive, but is Jamaica really “the land of wood and...

When the council of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) meets on Wednesday, theirs should be a very specific and limited agenda, executed with great symbolism. They, including those who have already slunk away, should literally be in sackcloth...

I have a deep admiration for men who lead, and lead with excellence. I absolutely believe that it’s a man’s place to lead the family, Church, school and government. This, I believe, is how the Creator designed it to be. Now, some of our beloved...

I have refrained from entering the debate about the place in our society for the restructured English, influenced by some African grammars, that is called by a variety of names, is spoken by most Jamaicans, and to which we are understandably very...

Social media highly reflects people’s opinions and impacts our relationship with others through each posting. While some may argue that it is delimiting, does it truly control our ability to be sensitive towards others, or does it order conduct...
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