referendum

  • The Burning Deck

    By the time you read this, general election results would be known and I have no way of knowing the results as I am writing on the day after the final political debate between the two leaders of the major parties, five days before E-Day. It is important that...
  • 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...
  • Law enforcement by referendum? Absolutely not!

    Some weeks ago I published an article here that attempted to clarify which type of violence we were experiencing. I disqualified war, civil war, and narrowed it down through analogy to closely resembling the Chicago crime gangs of the Roaring Twenties and coming forward, as typified as the struggle...
  • Time for a Moral Referendum

      The British are well known for their dry wit, often satirical humour and sayings accompanied by their exaggerated pronunciations. One of these “crime raises its ugly head” is, for us in Jamaica, a complete understatement, and perhaps we need some clarification or re-definition. Violent crime has various phases...