Enforcement and Corruption

I don’t mind if you consider me a prophetess of doom, but for decades I have been warning that corruption is going to be the death of our beautiful little country. …

Targeting inflation: The BOJ’s Pointless, Wasteful Advertising Blitz

“Low, stable and predictable inflation is to the economy what the baseline is to reggae,” declares the voice over Tarrus Riley’s Gimme Likkle One Drop take-off. “High inflation is a wicked …

Inconsistent Sports Regulation Contagious Like Covid Clusters

I’ve noticed local horse racing promoter (SVREL) is taking small steps towards online betting, including partnering with online betting services. This is a good thing. Yet it continues to cram hundreds …

Lest We Forget

So often the kindness of those who cleared the path and carried the torch for us so that we are better today than we were yesterday is forgotten. Are there roads …

Why Black History Month?

There have been ongoing debates as to the necessity, if not the validity of Black History Month, and, by extension, of Afro-American history. “After all,” as some have questioned with wry …

Don’t Blame Government, Blame Our Jamaican Idiosyncrasy

“Yippee ki yay, get along little do-gees”, all you gangsters saddle up your horses and ride out of Dodge City. There’s a new Sherriff in town. He’s not Wyatt, but he …

We Need To Go Hard With Agriculture

Jamaica is a small island with ‘limited’ resources, both natural and financial. We are a nation which has been historically colonised and had whatever wealth we did have (produced by slave …

A New Day

Despite the persistent whine of the naysayers, Caymanas Park was divested by way of Lease to Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) as of March 8. Already, since that date …