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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Winners and Losers

WINNERS The Final: Classic. Commonwealth of England – The most consistent team for the past 3 years. They had a long term plan. Were willing to change their own strict guidelines on residency to get Barbadian Jofra Archer in the … Continue reading

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PEP & CMU Just Not Adding Up

If Apple Inc. removed its CEO, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Design Officer right in the middle of the launch of a major product, then shares in that company would fall sharply and shareholders would demand immediate answers from the … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s National Trials and that Hurdles Fiasco

The outcome to the women’s recent 100m hurdles non-race at Jamaica’s recent national senior and junior trials was a major embarrassment. Danielle Williams, Jamaica’s number 1 sprint hurdler in recent years, had clearly false started and was given the red … Continue reading

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Conservative Leadership Race to Downing Street – Short Term Let?

The very first thing that struck me about the ongoing British Conservative Party leadership contest was the poor standard of candidates. When I think back to some of previous leadership races such as the Hurd-Major-Heseltine race of 1990 this current … Continue reading

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Radio Discussion: Jamaica’s Political History, the Early Years – Role of Bustamante, Seaga & the Manleys

How did Edward Seaga get into active politics? What is Seaga’s legacy to West Kingston? Did the PNP first start the redevelopment of West Kingston? Did the JLP first build Arnett Gardens? Did Seaga ever try to publicly embarrass Norman … Continue reading

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PNP Leadership Race: Peter vs Peter vs ?

Jamaica’s People’s National Party (PNP) will have a leadership race as Peter Bunting has confirmed his intentions to challenge current leader, Peter Phillips. In his statement Bunting remarked “Dr Phillips has made an outstanding contribution to the party and the … Continue reading

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So Wrong of Corbyn not to “welcome” Trump?

Dear Jeremy First, congratulations to Labour for winning the Peterborough by-election and staving off a surge from Nigel Farage’s BREXIT Party. But what a missed opportunity earlier last week? Much as I understand your strong antipathy towards Donald Trump, you … Continue reading

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