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A man applies chemical products to crops to eliminate pests in Batabano, Cuba, in this October 2022 photo. Cuba is suffering from longer droughts, warmer waters, more intense storms, and higher sea levels because of climate change.

Recently, there has been much buzz about climate change and its detrimental impacts on humans, wildlife, and natural resources. An article by Dr Vanessa White-Barrow ‘Climate change impacts on food security and nutrition’ published in June 2022...

Stocks and Securities Limited’s headquarters on Hope Road.

He is my friend and a faithful reader of my columns. He is also an attorney-at-law classified by me as an invaluable resource in terms of legal advice. According to him, the known parts of the SSL debacle are obvious while the puzzling bits are...
Miles Ogborn

Whether you call it African/African-American/Black History or Reggae Month, this is the month in which many of us recall critical aspects of our slavery and post-slavery history. So make this month count and continue to learn from the bi-monthly...

Last week, I had the honour of addressing the 43rd staging of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast. Held under the theme, “Strengthening Communities Through Peace, Justice, and Forgiveness”, this year’s event underscored the need to rebuild our...

The news headlines this past week were striking and sordid, but the story is old and reprehensible. For years, children in the care and protection of the State have been victims of one type of abuse or another, some leading to their deaths. The...

When the news broke a few days ago that significant US dollar-held funds belonging to Usain Bolt in a wealth-management account had been stolen, the nation froze and waited on the harsh, cold wind. Bolt’s loss was caught up with 40 other high-...

Happy New Year from the Centre for Reparation Research to all readers of our bi-weekly column. This week, we continue to mine the trial transcripts of the Emancipation War in Jamaica, which started in December 1831 and was only suppressed in...

Digitising healthcare and health records is becoming the norm for most developed countries. Some countries are seeking to introduce technological solutions into their healthcare systems. This can improve customer service, reduce waiting time,...

Constitutional reform has been a slow and long process in Jamaica. It has not yielded much fruit since the first attempt when the 1977 Constitutional Reform Programme was launched. A Constitutional Commission was set up in 1991 to undertake the...

Readers of last Tuesday’s column would realise I’ve concerns about the process resulting in a lurid OCA report which captured Jamaica’s attention. After admitting its investigation was prompted by a media report regarding one Carl Robanske, OCA...
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