Wed | Oct 18, 2017

Commentary

Everald Warmington's advice to voters in South East St Mary can be parsed to eternity to disprove accusation of clientelism or an intent to partisan patronage. We are not buying it. Nor are most Jamaicans.In the circumstance, Prime Minister Andrew...

"If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'me too' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem," read the Facebook update. So said, so done. Within a couple of days, the #MeToo hashtag...

Either the newspapers did the esteemed scholar and Anglican prelate, the Most Reverend Dr John Holder, a disservice in the reports on his presentation at the recently concluded Intimate Conviction conference at UWI or else my senior colleague could...

I walked into the surgeon’s changing room as I usually do on a Thursday morning, the day I schedule my patients for major surgery. The scrubs (operating room attire) that are available are customarily blue or green...

A large number of people saw the viral video of an enraged mother, clad only in panties, mercilessly beating her pubescent daughter with the broad side of a machete while unleashing volleys of curse words and repeating, "Mi tyad ah unnu!" It was one...

There is a motion on the Order Paper of the House of Representatives that calls for the gradual introduction of a system of zero budgeting, starting with the Budget for the next fiscal year, which is now being drafted.Zero budgeting would require...

With the political squall over Shane Alexis' candidacy for the South East St Mary by-election, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has promised to make a Cabinet submission that he hopes will lead to a constitutional change making non-Jamaicans ineligible...

All eyes are turned towards the South East St Mary by-election. Because of the close parliamentary seat count delivered by the last general election, both parties desperately want a win there.How interesting, therefore, that the contest should...

On National Heroes Day, when three of our national heroes were founders of the first three modern political parties, we have a house full of 'foreigners'. We fought for the right of universal adult suffrage, which we gained in 1944. Somehow in 1962...

The Peter Tosh Museum opened on October 19, 2016 to an invited audience. On November 1, at the public opening, I was moved by the first group to visit - schoolchildren from the Horace Clarke High School in St Mary, Jamaica. What a beautiful thing...
Subscribe to Commentary