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Athletes at this years Commonwealth Games Will Be Allowed to Protest. Yeah Right.

News has just come out that athletes at this years Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, will be allowed to publicly protest about social injustice issues. Many will welcome this move by the organisers. But I have my doubts this will … Continue reading

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Holnesses and Conflicts of HEART/NTSA?

Anyone who has followed my observations of Jamaican politics will know that I have been very impressed by the current 2-term member of parliament for the St Andrew East Rural constituency – Juliet Holness. Holness is also the wife of … Continue reading

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Instant Jamaican Coffee Content – 100% Local?

One of my friends was telling of an incident that occurred whilst shopping at one of her local supermarkets in Spanish Town. She assisted 2 visiting Jamaicans who were pondering which of Jamaica’s instant coffee to buy. In the end the … Continue reading

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Some People to Watch in 2022

Global Christine Mboma (Athlete, Namibia) – Mboma has sneaked up to be the biggest threat to Jamaica’s dominance of female sprinting since 2008. If she continues to improve then no surprise if the 200m world record goes and then the … Continue reading

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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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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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The Ruel Reid Saga – Chasing Payments

The whole Ruel Reid saga over his secondment terms from his role as principal of Jamaica College to becoming minister of education, youth and information in 2016 was a political scandal that was clearly avoidable. ·        Ruel Reid steps down … Continue reading

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Juliet Holness Jook Out Her Government’s Vaccine Programme

Last week in Jamaica the local media and some supporters of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) were apoplectic that government MP Juliet Holness was openly blunt in her criticism of her government’s handling of the COVID-19 vaccination programme. Some … Continue reading

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