The Jobs Dilemma

August 18th, 2017

The Government announced a couple of days ago that our employment rate is at an all time high. Or, to put it another way, unemployment is historically low. The inevitable response soon followed: That’s… Read more


Don’t Waste My Time

August 16th, 2017

I am so very annoyed – and this is nothing new. I remember a gentleman named Anthony Gomes, a businessman who used to write a newspaper column, often vented about this matter of “Jamaica… Read more


National Integrity Action Works With Communities Part 2: Youth Crime Watch of Jamaica

August 7th, 2017

National Integrity Action (NIA) always has a full plate of activities. Its small, young but closely-knit team, working from its New Kingston hub, reaches out to a wide cross-section of communities and age groups… Read more


Emancipation Revisited

July 31st, 2017

Emancipation is a difficult word. It’s too long, for a start: five syllables long. When combined with the four syllables of Independence holiday it becomes that horrible portmanteau word someone invented (a Government official, perhaps?) a… Read more


National Integrity Action Works With Communities: Part 1 – Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre

July 19th, 2017

“Corruption is basically about opportunity. And risk.” So said Professor Anthony Harriott of the University of the West Indies during a radio interview. Those who are considering getting involved in a corrupt act weigh things… Read more


Does Jamaica Protect Or Neglect Our Fishery Resources?

July 2nd, 2017

“The enforcement is not there!” exclaims Havland Honeyghan, Chair of the Jamaica Fishermen’s Cooperative and the Gillings Gully Fishermen’s Cooperative. “The Government needs to put more resources into this,” he adds, “for example, start using the proposed drones… Read more