Choppy Waters, Outameni and No Ebola Mistakes, Please: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

It has been a week (or two) from hell for the Portia Simpson Miller administration, it seems. One journalist described the Government’s current state as “drifting.” I would prefer to call it “floundering” from one controversy and faux pas to the other. Is somebody in charge? Some of our Ministers and heads of agencies seem … More Choppy Waters, Outameni and No Ebola Mistakes, Please: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

“Runnin’ a Joke”…But Rape Is No Laughing Matter

There must have been a malicious Halloween duppy flitting around the Upper House in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday, October 31, 2014. A senior politician, former Minister of Justice and current Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade (and also leader of Government Business in the Senate) Senator A.J. Nicholson made a remark that shocked and … More “Runnin’ a Joke”…But Rape Is No Laughing Matter

Nelson Mandela International Day: July 18

This message is from Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator A.J. Nicholson, for Nelson Mandela International Day – Friday, July 18, 2014, Mr. Mandela’s birthday. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009. If you want to remind yourself of Mr. Mandela’s greatness, you can browse through my … More Nelson Mandela International Day: July 18