Day: April 26, 2008

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Settling Europeans and Koreans In Jamaica an Asset For Growth and Stability

Democracy and freedom of speech are two things that Jamaicans take for granted and see as being God given. The truth be told, democratic institutions such as the Legislative Assembly existed in Jamaica, long before similar institutions existed in the United States and many European countries, such as Germany or Italy. Yet it behooves us …

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Is Religion Poisonous?

A UN report on Religious Intolerance almost a decade ago noted a “significant rise in religious extremism and intolerance” around the globe, with religious minorities enduring the backlash of prejudice and stereotyping. The 23-page report pointed out that the trend cannot be examined without considering the political, social and economic conditions that nurture it, at …

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Take Warning!

Mud washed down from the surrounding hills covers the streets of Ocho Rios after April flood rains. Prevention better than cure. The mantra is just as good for health as it is in the areas of environmental and disaster management. How much was preventable of what happened when Jamaica’s north coast tourism town of Ocho …

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