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The two People's National Party's (PNP) representatives on the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) have rescinded their support for the ECJ's assertion of an absence of political influence in the operations of the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ...

I've written about her before, my friend Jihan Cooke. She's the dance teacher in Mandeville I had spoken about in my December 2014 column, 'Kingston is not Jamaica'. She had a dance school there of just under 100 little pumpkins and was introducing...

I must respond to a letter to the editor ('NWC a law unto itself')published on Friday, May 18, 2018, contending that there is no coordination between the National Water Commission (NWC) and other infrastructure entities.In the first instance, the...

The results of an all-island poll titled 'A Woman's Right to Choose', conducted by Johnson Survey Research Limited, have recently been published, bringing the abortion debate to the forefront once again. Traditional and social media...

Last year, the Government of Jamaica announced that it had received an unsolicited proposal for a public-private partnership from China Construction Company, South America (CCASA) to develop a master plan that resulted in the signing of a memorandum...

INDECOM's first quarterly report for 2018 has exposed the embarrassing, evil, and egregious issue of recycled firearms leaving the safe custody of the police and finding themselves on the bodies of dead 'wanted men'. The ghost that haunts defence...

The Gleaner, Ministry of Health, and the National Health Fund sponsored the Johnson Survey Research Limited poll on 'A Woman's Right to Choose'. Among other things, it found that "67 per cent of men and 82 per cent of women believe the Government...

Sometime between the end of September and the middle of October, the people of Antigua and Barbuda should be voting in a referendum on whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should become that country's final court, replacing the Judicial...

It is a universal truth that most cultures have a superhero - whether mammon or a godhead. Tradition is that it has to be a 'he' as opposed to a 'she'. Our most famous superhero is Brer Anancy, whose brainpower exceeded his brawn.Our Jamaican Anancy...

The establishment of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of the most important achievements of our political Independence and must be protected with every fibre of our collective being.The process that saw the Electoral Advisory...
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