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Jacinda Ardern & Angela Merkel Ranked Most Eloquent World Leaders

Development Academy – UK based personal development consultancy – came up with a list of the top 10 most eloquent world leaders. In coming to their conclusion Development Academy said they “analysed more than 100 hours of footage from press … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During Pandemic During week ending 20/6/20

In Jamaica I Learnt George Williams, 71, appeared in court this week having spent 48 years imprisoned without trial and will be released. Williams was arrested and charged with the murder of a man in July 1970 and was declared … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During Pandemic Week Ending 13/6/20

In Jamaica I Learnt NOEL CHAMBERS 81 year old Chambers’ death, after being incarcerated for 40 years without trial, continues cause anger across society and in the diaspora. The current PNP vs JLP squabble over Mr Chamber’s death- on who … Continue reading

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What I Learnt during the COVID-19 Pandemic week ending 10/4/20

Things I learnt in Jamaica Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has stage 3 colon cancer. Hope Dr Phillips resigns soon for the sake of his welfare. His contribution in saving the Jamaican  must never been forgotten. Dr Winston De La … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learnt During the COVID-19 Crisis – So Far

In Jamaica 1. That public hospitals continue to be in a dire state, despite all the outlandish pr statements of health modernisation by politicians. It was staggering to hear Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie – Chief Medical Officer (CMO) – state that there … Continue reading

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Priti Damning Claims by ex-Home Office Chief

The latest skirmish stories between Home Secretary Priti Patel and her senior civil servants at the Home Office was as predictable as Rafael Nadal winning the French Open. But for Philip Rutnam, the Home Office’s top civil servant/permanent secretary, to … Continue reading

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The Brexit Election – Winners & Losers

The numbers are in Conservative: wins 365 seats (+ 47) Labour: 203 (-59) SNP: 48 (+13) Lib Dems: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Sinn Féin: 7 (no change) SDLP: 2 (+2) Alliance Party: 1 (+1) Green Party 1 (no change) … Continue reading

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UK General Elections – The Smaller Parties

When next month’s UK general election is concluded, either the Labour or Conservative Party may have to rely on the support of seats won by their smaller rivals to form a government that functions effectively. Liberal Democrats It is hard … Continue reading

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Samuda & Charles Slams Skylarking MPs

At the end of Tuesday’s sitting of Jamaica’s House of Representatives (Lower House), both Speaker Pearnel Charles Snr and Karl Samuda (Leader of Government Business) slammed the poor attendance record of fellow MPs – from both political parties. Samuda was … 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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