• Continued And Innovative Tourism Development

    With the recent opening of the Port Royal Cruise Terminal and Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport being selected at the World Travel Awards as the Caribbean’s leading airport it is clear that the tourist industry is still growing in Jamaica. There have been recent debates in the news about...
  • Prayer for Mankind

    O Thou kind Lord!  Thou hast created all humanity from the same stock.  Thou hast decreed that all shall belong to the same  household.  In Thy Holy Presence they are all Thy servants, and all mankind are sheltered beneath Thy Tabernacle; all have gathered together at Thy Table of...
  • This Is A Decade For Serious Choices

    Jamaica has long faced three major problems — crime (gun crime), financial security/national fiscal independence, and food security/land security. Though our governments, past and present, have tried (some more than others) to tackle these problems, they persist and have become more acute. Despite measures intended to secure physical security,...
  • Men And Women Are Like The Wings Of A Bird

    By Angelada How do we address inequalities between women and men on our path to peaceful coexistence? How can we overcome cultural barriers to achieve greater advancement of women? “These are major questions in our country, but there is little consensus on the issues,” said Mohamed Ben Moussa, a...
  • Promote And Model Peace For Our Children

    I work with six to 15 ten-year-olds on a daily basis and older youth, 16 to 21 occasionally. Coming from another country, and having worked with children for almost 15 years, one of the things that surprised me the most here is the way children handle conflict. Conflict in...
  • Trying Not To Feel Hopeless About Our Health Care System, But It HARRRDD

    If I could wave a magic wand, or come into some riches from somewhere; the first thing I would do, is end world hunger and then eradicate the UTTER failure that is the Jamaican public health care system. As I sat and stood and paced in the Accident and...
  • Reviewing Our Markers For The 2030 Goals

    I extend my deepest sympathy to the family of the late Rt. Rev. Dr. Alfred Reid a former Lord Bishop of Jamaica and a friend for over 30 years. He was the thinking and inquisitive clergyman who was never afraid to go deeper in the Scriptures so as to...
  • Let Us Be The Masters of Our Own Ship

    I begin by offering my sincere condolences to the Vaz family on the loss of Douglas Vaz, father, grandfather, an ever-supportive Jamaica College alumnus, and a true Jamaican patriot to the end. May his soul rest in peace. I have recently written two articles in this medium, one focused...
  • Plastic Period Pains

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This is a reminder to reflect not only on breast cancer but on women’s health in general. One central aspect of women’s health is menstrual health. As someone who tries to be both health and environmentally conscious, periods have been a big point...