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  • Yield… Be Responsible!

     “If you cyah hear you must feel” ….”Who cyah hear will feel”…. “If you don’t listen you will not learn”. These Jamaican colloquial statements are understood by many children and grandchildren in the attempts by parents and the older generation to steer them away from matters deemed unacceptable. The...
  • An Apology And A Call To Action For Vision 2030

    Never let a good crisis go to waste, is a popular maxim credited to Churchill which contains a great deal of relevance to our present situation in Jamaica as we are about to allow the opportunity presented by the COVID 19 pandemic to go to waste. The purpose of...
  • Come with more effort when dealing with Caricom

        Caribbean integration, the creation of a federation or simply the harmonising of our collective policies and laws, has long been the dream of persons living in the region who both see our untapped potential and those who understand that the region will only advance with true independence...
  • Will the island of heroes deliver a “heroic” vote for the CCJ on November 6?

    A national Referendum on the issue of whether a Caribbean nation should disengage from the British Privy Council and accede to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the nation’s highest appellate Court is more than just a vote about a court of law! Rather, it is a vote...
  • FORWARD TO THE PAST

    In the Gleaner of Friday 17 August 2018, the following was reported on a speech given by the Minister of Education Senator The Hon. Ruel Reid; Education Minister Ruel Reid has made it clear that he would be making a strident push to shake up the educational system that...
  • Regional integration could mean moving to Guyana and Suriname

    CARICOM, as is, is dead. It is going nowhere fast. What with all the animosity, regional tension, economic tension and social tensions, CARICOM as it relates to harmonising and developing relationships throughout the region, is dead. The sad reality is that in spite of our common history and shared...
  • What is this governance thing about?

      Greg Christie, in the inaugural issue of the Public Opinion, proffered views on Jamaica’s future and the implications of corruption on the country. His political-economic treatise of the matter which emphasized the magnitude of the potential for the adverse socio-economic consequences that corruption portends is substantial. It inspired...