CCRP Welcomes Special Provisions for Senior Citizens on Election Day


With Election Day just a few days away, the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has been putting out information on how to vote and our focus is on the day itself. I have already expressed my own views on whether the elections should have been held at this time, especially in light of the irresponsible … More CCRP Welcomes Special Provisions for Senior Citizens on Election Day

COVID-19 in Jamaica: Chicken Merry, Hawk Deh Near


For weeks now, I have been posting regularly about COVID-19. I would much rather have been writing about the many environmental issues that keep rearing their ugly little heads around the island and across the Caribbean, but I can’t seem to get to them. There is always something new and important to post about “Rona” … More COVID-19 in Jamaica: Chicken Merry, Hawk Deh Near

COVID-19 Update for Jamaica: Two More Communities Under Quarantine, Office Closures, and More


Early this morning, the Ministry of Health and Wellness informed us that two more communities in the eastern parish of St. Thomas have been placed under quarantine: one is the rather pleasant rural area of Albion, on the way to Yallahs. There is a gated community there, called Albion Estate. The other community is Seaforth, … More COVID-19 Update for Jamaica: Two More Communities Under Quarantine, Office Closures, and More

#JaVotes2016 and Other Hashtags, SSP McGregor’s Broad Shoulders and ZikV Update Needed: Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Since I last posted one of my commentaries, the election date has been announced (February 25). Today was Nomination Day, with the accompanying rowdiness. I am not at all impressed with some aspects of the campaign, now in full swing. It seems the usual indiscipline rules, despite all the pronouncements of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and … More #JaVotes2016 and Other Hashtags, SSP McGregor’s Broad Shoulders and ZikV Update Needed: Wednesday, February 10, 2016