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    If you made the time to produce children, then take care of them!

    Children don’t stay little forever. There will come a time when they will know, without you telling them about the sperm and egg donors whose total contribution to their existence is their DNA. When John Crow nyam out yuh conscience, and innocent children are made to suffer because you...
  • Mix & mingle in the Rio Grande Valley

    Nanny’s Watch Hill was a focal point. Green and serene, it stands testimony to a free Maroon society. Seemingly sliced in half from its pinnacle to its base, we were led to imagine the tactician and warrior woman, Nanny, at the top, watching the menacing movements of the British...
  • Tribute to fearless warrior Winnie Madikizela Mandela

    There is a saying in South Africa which goes “If you strike a woman, you strike a rock.”  Winnie Madikizela Mandela was a rock.  She proved to be tougher than a rock and over time has cemented her title as ‘Mother of the Nation of South Africa’. Why is...
  • 100 years after jealous, bad-minded people destroyed Garvey

      It’s that time of year again when many people trumpet noise about February being ‘Black History Month’ and in so doing they simply warm over and feed us on the achievements of the same people year after year. Yet, they fail to give accolades and credibility to our...
  • Interfaith discourse can help our nation

    (The article below is taken from a talk prepared by Stacey Mitchell for World Religion Day 2018 which draws heavily on an October 1985 document called the Promise of World Peace)   The celebration of World Religion Day takes place against a backdrop where religion and religious institutions are...
  • The state of our democracy: why corruption is a ‘gendered’ issue [Part II]

    In 2001, controversy linking gender and corruption became the burning issue in anti-corruption policy debate. Two sets of researchers published works that fuelled the great debate. Dollar et al published: “Are women really the ‘fairer’ sex? Corruption and women in government” and Swamy et al published “Gender and Corruption.”...
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    In honour of the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’U’lláh

    A fact of history can only be truly understood if one understands the context within which the fact occurred. Thus, neither the Maroon Treaty of 1739 nor the introduction of Crown Colony Government in Jamaica in 1866 can be fully understood without an appreciation of the context within which...
  • The ascendancy of anarchy

    It was bound to happen. Murderers and violence peddlers of all types are popping up everywhere on the national landscape. Undaunted by the fear of capture, our newly minted gun-toting criminals are no longer waiting on the cover of night to claim their victims. They are now brazenly doing...
  • doctor

    Prevent and recognize disease: alter its course

    We all have an inbuilt genetic code; not only is it chemical, it is also very complex.  Each gene has its own inbuilt code and its unique collection of chemicals, which can be influenced to either facilitate or block gene expression.  This code is part of your genetic make-up gifted to...

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