Tue | Mar 26, 2019

Commentary

Calvin Rowe’s choice of language is instructive. Sanjaye Shaw, a physics teacher, he said, “spewed” allegations of an assault on him by student athletes, “notwithstanding the absence of evidence of the said assault”. The implication, therefore, and...

Today is The Old Ball and Chain’s 39th birthday. Again! On the twoth of March, she celebrated her 37th wedding anniversary (today is the 40th anniversary of unofficial marriage), proving that even if I plead “not guilty” to robbing the cradle,...

Long live live music. On Saturday, March 16, I spent my night in the National Stadium satisfying my soul. The Buju concert was everything! If you never joined the other 50,000 of us who converged in that one place, let me give you the rundown. No...

CHAKA-CHAKA SPELLING Last month, mi did write one column wid dis ya headline, ‘Pom-Pom, Yes! P**-P**, No Way!’ One parson man sen mi one email bout it: “Just finished reading your delightfully mischievous and educational column. I have to share...

If you read right and Reid’s wrong, then who reads Reid’s rights when Reid writes wrong? And if Reid isn’t right, which rites right Reid’s wrongs? It’s uncertain if the educator-cum-politician would still appreciate the verbal gymnastics;...

George Conway, a conservative lawyer and husband of Kellyanne Conway, adviser to United States President Donald Trump, is one of the harshest critics of his wife’s boss. Recently, he made some more unflattering comments about President Trump....

Today’s Scripture Reiding will be drawn from Isaiah, v. 42: “Here is my servant, whom I uphold… A bruised Reid he will NOT break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.” We are told how to recognise the true servant, and you heard the man...

We applaud the Government’s plan to renovate 100 police stations across the island as a most deserving project. The crumbling infrastructure that is commonly seen in most police stations has long been a source of discomfort for the police and the...

“Doctor Bell fell down the well And broke his collar bone, Doctors should attend the sick And leave the well alone.” That would be great advice if doctors were able to easily determine who is sick and who is well, but while this sounds...

Jamaica, like many other countries, has finally taken action to fight the war on obesity. This is necessary if we are to have any hope of controlling the social and financial burdens of related morbidity and mortality. The fact that the severe...
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