The demise of the shrimp-producing company Trans-Global Aquaculture Limited, largely because of pilfering and praedial larceny, should finally capture the attention of our lawmakers and force them to lay out, in depth, what they plan to do to improve Jamaica's security for residents and businesses alike.
I wholeheartedly thank The Gleaner for 'World Hero' - a wonderful and evidence-based rehearsal of the story of Nelson Mandela, and the ways in which his story intersected with Jamaica.
When I was a young man, The Merrymen of Barbados, led by Emile Straker, was the hit band of the Caribbean. If you went to a house party, you started the night with The Merrymen and ended it with Los Indios Tabajaras.
The Medical Council has taken note of the discussion in the press regarding stem cell research. Council has also noted that Dr Janice Simmonds-Fisher, in her article published on December 4, 2013 in The Gleaner, has stated that the Medical Council of Jamaica has given approval and its blessings to this form of therapy.
The academic success of the 2014 Rhodes Scholar, Timar Jackson, negates all the stupid, absurd, illogical arguments posited by naysayers regarding the quality of education and opportunities of students in traditional schools vs non-traditional schools.