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Standoff Between Bustamante Hospital & PNP Councillor leads to Shutdown – Security?

A recent spat between Kari Douglas, PNP Councillor, and Dr Judith Francis Bogle at the Bustamante Hospital for Children has been a hot topic in Jamaica this week. Douglas was said to be unimpressed with the initial reaction from staff … Continue reading

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Proof Again that Dayton Campbell is Wasted on the Back Benches

An excellent speech in Jamaica’s parliament this week by the People National Party’s (PNP) Dayton Campbell. It was succinct, engaging, and ebullient. You could tell from the body language of some Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) members – across the aisle … 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: Parting Peters

Peter Phillips, the current leader of Jamaica’s People’s National Party (PNP) should send a thank you emoji to his rival in the leadership race, Peter Bunting. Bunting’s challenge for the leadership has certainly given the PNP the impetus it has … Continue reading

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HOPE for Danville Walker and Others

Jamaica’s leading anti-corruption watchdog  – Integrity Commission – recently published its 1st Annual Report. One of the telling areas of the report – not mentioned widely in media or political circles – is on page 45 and what it says … 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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