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Richard Byles is too much of a gentleman and too astute a businessman to be vulgarly inspecting the mouths of gift horses. So, as he made clear in his speech last week, he welcomes the recent decline in Jamaica's rate of unemployment - to 9.7 per...

All of us, no matter how thick we profess that our skins are, some lies cut deep.I've recounted some magical, mystical stories about myself that would make for a great Mills...

In Apocrypha, that beloved fantasy land beyond the clouds, citizens were abuzz about the inspirational stories of a schoolboy football team rescued after weeks trapped in a subterranean cave.Apocryphan Tourism Minister, Mr Ed, was inspired to offer...

Maybe when he gets around to the promised reorganisation of his Cabinet, which he says will happen in short order, Prime Minister Andrew Holness will act on Chris Tufton's not-so-subtle recent hint of where Jamaica's fledgling medical marijuana...

The University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, Academic Staff Union (UTASU) joins the debate about the viability of the national university, and the unique and vital contribution it must make if Jamaicans from all walks of life are to be empowered...

Though my home is The Sunday Gleaner, there is a pang of jealousy when I consider THE STAR and the magnificent stories that find their way into that tabloid newspaper. THE STAR has been crushing it lately. Two somewhat complementary stories, in...

Inna May, fire bruck out eena Papine Market and burn up one big piece a di roof. Dat deh roof never tan good from morning. Wen rain fall, nuff water wash down di market. So a now water a run lacka river. Two Saturday gone, wen mi...

It is important that Carolyn Cooper has used her weekly column to bring us into conversation on the vexing issue of beach access in Jamaica. I would hope that the people of Discovery Bay and all Jamaica keep up the fight.The matter highlights the...

The Office of the Prime Minister has morphed into a retirement home to which old warriors and political rivals are sent to die, but Karl Samuda, with what might be his last gasp, has confirmed that he is alive and kicking - even if barely so. But Mr...

The outcry over access to public beaches is not new, but it is a response that no leader can ignore.The information available suggests that an increasing number of Jamaicans are being denied access to, and use of, our beaches, which are some of the...
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