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Promiscuity and excessive partying at the Olympics should not be encouraged

Promiscuity and excessive partying at the Olympics should not be encouraged

February 23, 2010 | Comments: 2

Dear Editor: Reports of post-competition partying and condom hand-outs at the Olympics show the need for athletes to be more grounded in their religious faith and ...

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The origin of St. Valentine’s Day

The origin of St. Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2010 | Comments: 0

Dear Editor, Regarding St. Valentine’s Day: For most people St. Valentine’s Day is a day of affections and confections, a day of kisses, candy, and ...

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Garbage disposal problem in Portsmouth

Garbage disposal problem in Portsmouth

February 10, 2010 | Comments: 12

Dear Editor, I wish to draw to your attention a garbage disposal problem in Portsmouth which is quickly spiraling out of control. Portsmouth is a touristic town with ...

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Carnival in the Caribees

Carnival in the Caribees

February 10, 2010 | Comments: 0

A million and more words have been written about the festival season of Carnival, so bringing something new to the page could be tricky, but sometimes the brevity of ...

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Rex Nettleford, a visionary leader for the UWI Open Campus

Rex Nettleford, a visionary leader for the UWI Open Campus

February 8, 2010 | Comments: 2

The death of Professor Ralston Milton ‘Rex’ Nettleford, Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the UWI on February 2, 2010 has resulted in an irreparable void for the ...

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More support for anti abortion legislation

More support for anti abortion legislation

February 5, 2010 | Comments: 7

Dear Editor, I commend the Dominican Republic for implemented a new constitution which defends life “from conception to natural death.” The new ...

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Intellectual Property and you – Patents – Part 1

Intellectual Property and you – Patents – Part 1

January 28, 2010 | Comments: 7

We are net importers of technology, why not reverse-engineer? Many of you would not have heard of the word patents before, and some of those who have, find it a bit ...

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Business In Focus: Business Training Center Ltd.

Business In Focus: Business Training Center Ltd.

January 27, 2010 | Comments: 17

“Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, teach him how to fish, you feed him for life!” So goes the slogan of the Business Training Center Ltd, fondly known ...

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Haiti disaster is not a demonstration of the wrath of God

Haiti disaster is not a demonstration of the wrath of God

January 26, 2010 | Comments: 11

Dear Editor, Regarding the Haiti crisis: Contrary to some, Jesus warns us not to see the events taking place in Haiti as somehow the wrath of an angry God. Evil came ...

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Support for anti abortionists

Support for anti abortionists

January 25, 2010 | Comments: 9

Dear Editor, Regarding the March for Life in Washington D.C. Friday, January 22, 2010: I commend the hundreds of thousands of people, including pro-life leaders from ...

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Full support for sainthood of Pope Pius XII

Full support for sainthood of Pope Pius XII

January 19, 2010 | Comments: 10

Dear Editor, Regarding the  AP article “Pope defends Pius against Jewish critics at Rome Synagogue”, January 18, 2010: I commend Pope Benedict XVI for ...

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The anatomy of a political landslide: how the UWP of Dominica lost an election 18-3

The anatomy of a political landslide: how the UWP of Dominica lost an election 18-3

January 18, 2010 | Comments: 55

By Donald C. Peters PhD – When a nation distinctively go to the polls and elect a political party in a democratic and fair elections 18 seats to 3 something ...

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Haiti: a long descent to hell

Haiti: a long descent to hell

January 17, 2010 | Comments: 15

Geography and bad luck are only partly to blame for Haiti’s tragedy. There are, plainly, more propitious places for a country and its capital city to find ...

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Disappointed in gay marriage bill

Disappointed in gay marriage bill

January 12, 2010 | Comments: 22

Dear Editor, I wish to express my disappointment with Portugal’s Parliament for passing a bill allowing gay marriage. At the same time, I commend New ...

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Discontent with Uganda group of priests

Discontent with Uganda group of priests

January 11, 2010 | Comments: 6

Dear Editor: I wish to express my disappointment with the Uganda priests who have formed the group called the Catholic Apostolic National Church which does not ...

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Business in Focus: Kings Garments

Business in Focus: Kings Garments

January 10, 2010 | Comments: 19

Ever thought of getting the perfectly tailored suit for a special occasion, or just tired of your jeans waist not fitting properly while the other areas are just a ...

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The real estate agent, the buyer, the music? –  A Laurie Stevens insight

The real estate agent, the buyer, the music? – A Laurie Stevens insight

January 6, 2010 | Comments: 2

Even in the Caribbean, it’s a well known ploy – should you be selling your pied-a-terre, your house or your homely sanctuary – that when your potential ...

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Address to churches for Drug Awareness Month 2010

Address to churches for Drug Awareness Month 2010

January 1, 2010 | Comments: 6

Dearly beloved, we the Director and staff of the National Drug Abuse Prevention Unit count it a joy and privilege having to address you on this momentous occasion.  ...

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New Year message from Caribbean Congress of Labour

New Year message from Caribbean Congress of Labour

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 0

As we close the year 2009 and embrace the New Year it is time not only for celebration of the symbolism of the season but also using the experiences we have acquired ...

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COMMENTARY: New Year’s resolutions!

COMMENTARY: New Year’s resolutions!

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 3

Apparently, resolutions at the turn of the old year with the new year in mind have been fashionable well before some of the bad habits we’ve all succumbed to ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Prayer for our nation

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Prayer for our nation

December 22, 2009 | Comments: 24

Dear Editor May I be permitted to offer this prayer for our nation? Heavenly Father, Are we following the path of Haiti? Are we reliving History? Are we fulfilling ...

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Importance of Santa Claus

Importance of Santa Claus

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 10

Dear Sir or Madam Editor, It seems each year a growing number of people are downplaying the importance of Santa Claus. I would like to express my concern over this ...

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