Feb 19th

In every circle of friends there is the person who has the better money senseThis individual always has some money stashed away and is never caught off guard by unexpected expenses They seem to be less stressed than you are even though they earn the same amount they somehow find a way to live better than you doThe best thing about having this kind of...

Feb 19th

We hear a lot about highways these days They are the answer to all our economic problems They bring growth and development When I see photographs of the wide open spaces of the new North-South Highway with hardly a car in sight I do question this But thats another storyLast week I attended a very well-organized and tightly-timed Round Table Talk produced...

Feb 19th

Are you a first time home owner If so then welcome to the wonderful world of taxationProperty Tax is commonly referred to as Land Tax and is levied on a person in possession of land such as the owner occupier or mortgageeThis type of tax is due April 1 of every year Payment is allowed in two or four equal installments If you are thinking that maybe you...

Feb 19th

Phew This year has been pretty intense so far hasnt it All across the island people and organizations and communities are launching themselves into new projects The University of the West Indies has been going full throttle with important seminars and lectures we dont want to miss The question is how to find that elusive balance that we often talk about...

Feb 18th

I asked myself this question as I read environmental activist Diana McCaulay’s letter to the Gleaner this morning. I thought I would share it with you, so that you can see how very far the (once) beautiful tourist resort of Negril is from the concept of sustainable development.

Feb 18th

I asked myself this question as I read environmental activist Diana McCaulay’s letter to the Gleaner this morning. I thought I would share it with you, so that you can see how very far the (once) beautiful tourist resort of Negril is from the concept of sustainable development.

Feb 18th


 
I haven’t read “Fifty Shades of Grey” and I don’t plan to read it. I will not go to see the movie or watch it on TV. Sadomasochism is a big yawn as far as I am concerned.
But a lot of people seem attracted to pain -inflicting it or enduring it, or both.

Feb 18th

An extremely aggressive new strain of HIV has been discovered spreading in Jamaica’s closest neighbour according to scientists. This new strain, named CRF19, is able to transform into full-blown aids within three years following an infection. This is alarming because the average conversion time to full blown AIDS is around 10 years.

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