Category Archives: jamaican

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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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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Latest from the PAAC Hearings: The Yacht, The Minister, The Advisor and Donor Consultant

The Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) hearings into the shenanigans – centred  on a number of scandals within  Jamaica’s education sector – continues to unravel before our eyes. Leaving the public seeking with more answers. Last week’s key takeaways … Continue reading

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Is the PNP Finally in Renewal Mode?

The popular term “A week is a long time in politics” has recently manifested itself in Jamaica. 4 April 2019 – Portland Goes 100% Vaz The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate Anne Marie Vaz defeated the popular Peoples National … Continue reading

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World Press Freedom Index – Jamaica Safe at Number 8?

The RSF (Reporters Without Borders) recently released the latest annual world press freedom index. Norway came in at number 1 with Finland and Sweden ranked number 2 and 3 respectively. Jamaica was ranked number 8 out of the 180 countries … Continue reading

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