• Human Capital Development

    It is New Year’s Day. My sole task today is the cooking of the ham bone soup. Some traditions are mandatory. I have time to let my mind wander and my thoughts, as rambling as they are, to be committed to “paper” by my two-finger typing. Jamaica, it seems...
  • Hope For The Year Ahead

    Today, the eigth day of January, is at the start of a brand-new year. A year that should fill us with the hope for a better tomorrow. After all there are 357 days ahead!  “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…”...
  • Concerns For 2021 That Need Our Attention And Action

    My sincere condolence to the families of the late Harriat “Harry” Maragh and Gordon “Butch” Stewart. I thank both men for their service to Jamaica and the wider world. Happy 2021 to you all and good health and less stress for this year are my personal wishes. It has...
  • Seven Simple Ideas To Overcome Adversity

    Merry Christmas and a happier New Year to Christians and all other religions that celebrate around this time. Peace, love, and respect to you. We have all been through a challenging year of COVID 19 and the rigor required for simple survival in each of our lives. Governments, companies,...
  • A Message To The PNP Hierarchy: Put Up Your Swords And Give Mark A Chance

    November 7, 2020 was a day like no other for Jamaica and the USA. It was the day on which delegates of the People’s National Party (PNP) headed to the polls to select a new leader and the day on which the result of the USA presidential polls of...
  • Heavy Rains Highlight The Treadmill Of Corruption

    The recent heavy rains across the island have exposed our dirty underwear or at least our dirty infrastructure in so many ways. The practices over the decades have been corrupted by political savagery to divide even reputable professional practitioners by party and government work given out to loyalists. The...
  • Moving Governance Forward

    Following on my last article, the time has come to address several things related to good governance that should be attended to in the Parliament. Some of these have been related to matters purportedly postponed because they required Constitutional Reform via Referendum. Neither Party has been bold enough to...
  • Mission Possible

    Elections are over and so the time for reconstruction faces the nation (not only the Government), and a concerted effort to survive and thrive is a prime objective of the private sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well. There is a need for a wider understanding and rejection of...
  • The Making Of A Leader: The PNP’s Challenge

    Leadership is said to be a process, not a position, of which political leadership is but one facet. Even so, political leadership has undergone less rigorous analysis than, say, organisational leadership, which makes it even more difficult to begin to offer a treatise on the doctrine of leadership from...