Friday Nov 29
Putting Dr Carolyn Gomes in context
THERE'S no doubt that the person who will succeed Dr Carolyn Gomes as executive director of rights group Jamaicans For Justice will have big shoes to fill.
Gov't awaiting divine intervention as crime mounts
In the aftermath of the security forces operation in Tivoli Gardens in May 2010 to arrest Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, the Government of the day sought to extend a State of Public Emergency that was limited to sections of Kingston and St Andrew.
Grindley's then & now - Bruce Golding
C hief Photographer Norman Grindley has searched the archives of The Gleaner and has found photos of people in their early years, comparing them with what they look like today.
Seaga did say 'call it'
FORMER Prime Minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party Edward Seaga said yesterday that reports that he had advised current leader Andrew Holness against a December 2011 election were not entirely true.
Jamaican opposition party facing bitter leadership struggle
Jamaica's opposition leader faces his toughest challenge in two years as he fights to keep his job on Sunday in an internal party election.
Parliament remembers William 'Billy' McLaren
HE SPORTED a pearl-handle revolver and wore a cowboy hat, but Pearnel Charles said William 'Billy' McLaren never rode a horse.
There's no resurrecting Bruce Golding
Gordon Robinson We can always depend on Booklist Boyne to trumpet some new academic guru at least twice per month.
IPI hails partners for major victory in overhaul of country's...
In a milestone achievement for press freedom in the Caribbean, the Jamaican Parliament has approved a bill fully abolishing the offence of criminal defamation.
House passes Defamation Act
AFTER years of lobbying by the media and civil society interests to overhaul Jamaica's libel and slander laws, the House of Representatives yesterday passed the Defamation Act, which will, among other things, promote speedy and non-litigious methods of resolving disputes concerning the publication of defamatory matter.
Bruce warned against commission of enquiry - Former PM made suicidal decision - Headley report
Former Jamaica Labour Party leader Bruce Golding's decision to establish a commission of enquiry into the Christopher 'Dudus' Coke extradition saga was described as "the single most disastrous he made" while he served as prime minister.