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Two Jamaican Icons and A Lifetime of Service


Two Jamaicans, one in the political sphere and the other a radio personality, will ‘almost’ close out their innings in the public arena … and they will leave a gap that can never be filled – at least, not in our lifetime. Continue reading

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“Something Stinks in ‘Denmark’…”


Yes, I know that the title isn’t original, but hopefully it will appear quite apt in a moment; because there are a few things that upset me this past week and I need to talk myself through them. Besides, I … Continue reading

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JLP Election Aftermath | Democracy ‘dissed’, Hope dashed?


“To the victor belongs the spoils” William L. Marcy Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader, Andrew Holness, defeated his challenger, Audley Shaw, in last Sunday’s internal party elections. The decisive margin of victory [692] was significantly higher than that secured by Portia … Continue reading

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The Cunning Pussy!


CHILDREN are routinely accused of doing wrong by their parents or guardians, found guilty, and sentenced to some form of punishment – often without a trial and irrespective of their cries of innocence. Yes, I know, children also often lie! … Continue reading

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Kindness from a Stranger


MY 1990 Nissan is not in the best condition. After much repair work, I may yet have to replace the transmission. It barely has the capacity to reverse and I have to map out my routes to avoid the necessity. But, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Politicians


This is probably an odd time to be writing such an article, in the midst of all the mayhem associated with the political silly season in Jamaica. Yet, on the other hand, it may well be the most appropriate time … Continue reading

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My Mother Who Fathered Me!


I find myself thinking of my mother very often of late. We all think our own mothers are the best and none can compare (and – in a sense – we are all right). I know that there are exceptions … Continue reading

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