Letters

Crime Insulation for Vulnerable Rural Areas

I have been listening to the discourse in the media, among intellectuals and the little man on the street daily and the truth is that the band aid incursion into Tivoli Gardens (TG) will not rid the country of criminality.What is happening for sure is the scattering of TG seeds all over Jamaica which had …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

The Time is Right For a Gun Amnesty

For the first time in recent memory the security forces appear to be having the upper hand against the criminal elements in the society, thanks to the recent police-military operations in West Kingston and the associated state of emergency in Kingston and St Andrew. The putting down of the West Kingston insurrection has dealt a …

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Time for Jamaica’s “Velvet Revolution”

It should be abundantly clear to all well thinking Jamaican that the current political order, dominated by the PNP and the JLP, is busted and is incapable of delivering good governance and economic development. The recent admission by Prime Minister Golding that he sanctioned the scheme to lobby the American government in relation to the …

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Wanted: A Supreme Leader

Jamaica is suffering from a credibility problem and that is affecting every aspect of our lives locally and internationally. As the late prime minister, Michael Manley said, “They lie, they lie,” referring to the opposing political party. But the truth is they all lie! The present Mannat, Phelps and Phillips affair and past Trafigura scandal …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

The Legitimacy and Integrity of The Jamaican Parliament

In the Westminster democracy, Parliament is considered the highest court of the land. The lower house of parliament is especially important because its members are elected to represent the people. The lower house is important also because it is from that chamber the majority of the ministers of government (the cabinet) are drawn. Countries that …

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