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Anthony Barrett

UNESCO PROTECTION NEED

The land, forests, plants and animals in Cockpit Country provide us with clean air to breathe, cooler temperatures, fresh water collected and stored, pollination and pest control for agriculture, medicinal plants and fertile soil in the valleys. The forests ofRead More

DELROY CHUCK MUST GO

“Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy orRead More

LOCK THEM UP

Corruption has no geographical boundaries, no class, religious or socioeconomic boundaries. It is pervasive and manifests itself in practically every government across the world. Some manifestations are more obvious than others. But no matter what, the impact of corruption canRead More

Jamaica’s Role In The Legal Marijuana Industry

Almost thirty nine years ago, the Washington Post on November 10, 1980 carried an article headlined; Offbeat Church, Outgrowth of Marijuana Trade, Prospers on Island. The island referenced was Jamaica. For background, the church in question was the Ethiopian ZionRead More

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND TIER 2 STATUS

A troubling trend has been emerging in Jamaica over the past ten years, our young girls and young women are disappearing at an alarming rate. According to police sources, many who go missing are not reported to the police thusRead More

Walk Good Seaga, The National Enigma

For those suffering from naiveté, bewilderment, hatred and romanticism as they, mourn and or celebrate the death of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga (1980-1989), I am sorry for you. Mi nuh inna dat. I know I am going to peeRead More

Holness Hedges on Homosexuality in Jamaica

From the safety of the Commonwealth Heads of Government conference in London in April, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and British Prime Minister Theresa May, inflamed debate on the streets of Jamaica and social media networks with their remarks onRead More