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Neither surprisingly nor unreasonably, Peter Bunting is being battered for signing, six years after the fact and on the eve of a general election a declaration to the effect that the three soldiers accused of murdering Keith Clarke acted in "good...

I am in agreement with Arlene Harrison Henry, the public defender, that the state of public emergency in St James should be ended rapidly.First, the public emergency is being used to justify detentions on a mass scale, which is a serious violation...

The jewel of social media has come under heavy fire with the recent Cambridge Analytica saga. It was first reported that the data leak affected 37 million Facebook (FB) users; then it was increased to 87 million.Regardless of the figure, the...

I write in response to Maurice Tomlinson's suggestion, in relation to anti-sodomy laws that the British government should apologise "for leaving them when they departed." It seems to me that Britain should be commended for its past wisdom in having...

No matter what side of the fence you found yourself on with the Hillel Academy slavery assignment story, and no matter what your ethnicity, we should all commit to making our collective assignment the compensation for the brutality of transatlantic...

April is the month of summits. With the Summit of the Americas having ended on April 14, national leaders from CARICOM, including Jamaica, and Canada are in London to participate in the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be...

Fifteen months ago when Caleb Orozco succeeded in his challenge against Belize's buggery law, we hoped that it was the start of "a forceful headwind" that would blow away from elsewhere in the Caribbean these antiquated, fire-and-brimstone laws that...

I retain a copy of the report showing Keith Clarke's body sketched on paper and the angle at which multiple bullets entered and exited his body. I remember writing details of that report into an exclusive story for Nationwide Radio and how the...

Fitz Jackson, relying on alarmingly increasing murder rates in non-ZOSO, non-state of emergency (SOE) areas, called for a comprehensive, long-term islandwide crime plan and retreated to an irresistibly political exclamation, "Jamaican lives matter!"...

You would be hard-pressed to find a sensible person who would challenge Nigel Clarke's broad thesis of what is required for Jamaica to achieve economic independence, as well as his call to ensure that when the country concludes its economic support...
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