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A Machiavellian mind

Three women have been included in the cabinet of Andrew Holness. They are: Kamina Johnson Smith – Minister of Foreign affairs & Foreign Trade; Shahine Robinson – Minister of Labour and Social Security ; and Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange – Minister … Continue reading

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A struggling democracy

The democracy struggles if it is not allowed to breathe. It suffocates if the quest for renewal is stunted. Renewal of the democracy occurs when elected and selected representatives understand their roles and act honorably when there are foul ups … Continue reading

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That crucial one vote!

The stakes are high. The historical significance of Jamaica joining the Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ, as its final court of appeal cannot be overstated. 180 years of Jamaica taking its cases to the Privy Council in England could stop … Continue reading

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A family affair

Shernet Haughton as Mayor of the Lucea and Councilor for the Green Island Division had at her disposal sums from the Local Government Ministry and the Parochial Revenue Road Programme amounting to $29M for the award of contracts in the … Continue reading

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Constitution vs skulduggery

Edward Seaga, the sole surviving constitutional crafter  in his usual candor declares that Andrew Holness, Leader of the Opposition should go to the Privy Council for a proper ruling on the undated resignation letters debacle. He finds backbone for his … Continue reading

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Lessons from Tessanne Chin

There is more that is right about Jamaica than what is wrong about Jamaica. The problem is that what is wrong can be so wrong that it appears to overshadow what is right. It is not by accident that a … Continue reading

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