Jamaica COVID-19: Day-19 – The Value of Quarantine

March 29th, 2020

It has been 19 days since Jamaica first record its first COVID-19 case. Sadly there are 4 more reported cases, two with travel histories from New York, a health worker with contact to a

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Jamaica COVID-19: Day-18 – 2 more cases announced

March 28th, 2020

Jamaica’s first case of COVID-19 was announced on March 10, 2020. Today, 2 more cases have been announced bringing the total to 32 with sadly 1 death. So far 21 cases are listed as imported,

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Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

October 29th, 2019

The Editorial on September 12, 2019 – ‘Economic Growth Council and GDP trends’ highlights a disturbing paradox in our economy. How can we be spending so much on infrastructure but seeing any improvement in

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Warning Signs of Suicide

June 1st, 2016

These past few weeks have been very sad in Jamaica’s history. We’ve had 4 suicides in approximately one month. There was the 2nd form student from Wolmers’ Boys school on April 25, the father

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Journalism Week in Jamaica Explores Modern Media & Competition

November 27th, 2015

The following excerpts are from my presentation at a lively and well-attended forum hosted by the Press Association of Jamaica in celebration of Journalism Week. The topic was ‘Modern Media: Competition & Customer Choices’. Modern

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Jamaica’s Press Association looks at ‘Modern Media: Competition & Consumer Choices’

November 26th, 2015

National Journalism Week The Press Association of Jamaica recently hosted a week of activities in celebration of Journalism Week. They invited me to make a presentation on ‘Modern Media: Competition and Customer Choices’. I

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