Monthly Archives: December 2021

My Winners and Losers of 2021

My winners of 2021 include: Letitia James (New York Attorney General) –James took out the Cuomos and in NY politics that is high stakes. Delivered a scathing report on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s handling of care homes during the pandemic. Her … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to Jamaica’s Blitz to Remove Tints on Vehicles?

I just hope that the Jamaican authorities – as continue efforts to reduce violent and organised crime – revisit the whole tinting policy on vehicles. Back in 2016 and 2017 there was a highly publicised campaign by the police especially … Continue reading

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Robbie Shakespeare –Reggae General

As a fan of most genres of music, the bass is one of those musical instruments that I have long  appreciated in its various forms, whether it’s the bass playing from Jazz (Paul Chambers, Ron Carter, Butch Warren, Charles Mingus), … Continue reading

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Mottley’s Republic – British Throne Flushed Out of Barbados

Who would have thought that Barbados – as from the 30th November 2021 – would become the next Caribbean former UK colony to follow what Trinidad & Tobago did in 1976 and declare itself a republic? The long standing assumption … Continue reading

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State Of Emergency Senate No Vote – Diplomatic Blunder or Government Masterstroke?

The opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has taken a lot of heat after all their senators in the upper house failed to support the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration’s intention to extend the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in certain … Continue reading

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Rugby Union Players Can Switch Countries, Over to FIFA

The news last week that World Rugby – governing body that runs the sport of rugby union globally –  will amend the eligibility rules and allow its international players to switch and represent another country is a welcome development. “World … Continue reading

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