Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | August 31, 2014
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Jamaica needed Roger, indeed
Roger Clarke was the Miss Lou of Jamaican politics: Dearly beloved by large numbers of Jamaicans, young and old, for his warmth, wit, good-naturedness, affability, Jamaicanness, down-to-earthiness and even his chubbiness.

He lived life out loud
It is a very sad thing to be faced with the reality of the loss of life of one who so loved life.

Leave it to us, not US
What makes persons not resident in Jamaica believe that we can't police ourselves and run a justice system that guarantees the protection of the rights of the average poor black man at least as well as, if not better than, in...

Poor me and you!
Prime Minister Portia loves me.I know because she told me so.

Accreditation policy globally acceptable: UWI the only Jamaican university fully endorsed by UCJ
The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) is the national quality-assurance agency for tertiary education in Jamaica.

Making pro football in Jamaica viable
Jamaica's place on the international scene has been due largely to the successes of our sportsmen and sportswomen. From the days of George Headley, Herb McKenley and Arthur Wint to today's stars such as Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Chris Gayle, Jamaica has ruled the roost in sporting prowess.

Driving rural commuters over a cliff
I cannot help but notice that there has not been much public discussion on high transport costs facing rural Jamaica parents/commuters and the recent JUTC fare increases.

Don't blacklist murder from expungement
The Ministry of Justice has rightfully placed before Parliament a bill titled the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act 2014 with the objective being, among other things, automatic expungement and the introduction of rehabilitation periods for young offenders

Breaking news!
For the past few weeks I have been confined to barracks recovering from surgery on the shoulder of my right arm.

Digicel not the enemy
I am writing in response to an opinion piece titled 'The dark side of VoIP block' by Mr Trevor Forrest published in The Sunday Gleaner on August 24, 2014 and would like to use this forum to offer some clarification on the issues raised.

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