The Ministry of Foreign and Caricom Affairs issued a press statement on September 19 announcing the appointment of two new diplomatic positions. It said that Deryck Lance Murray was appointed High Commissioner to Jamaica, and Edward Gerard Ayin was appointed High Commissioner to Canada.
AS published in this newspaper on August 12, the Prime Minister was reported protesting against notion of this country arriving at “failed state” status. He was responding to questions posed to him by listeners on radio station i95.5fm, where he was a guest on a programme hosted by one of his political opponents, David Abdulah, leader of the Movement for Social Justice.
The boy is very nice and humble. He will do anything for anybody. He is always quiet, but he keeps things in his mind. If anybody disturbs him he takes it on. This is part of a description used to define the teenager who beat his wheelchair-using grandmother to death with a piece of metal in the past week.
A mother is gunned down in front of the son she just picked up from school. Authority figures tell us that this was a hit from inside... inside the prisons that is. She was a witness in a murder case. What this says is that, in 2019, such activity is known to be taking place over and over, without regard to all efforts thus far to root it out.
Marianne Williamson is a bestselling American author and “spiritual lecturer”, a Democrat who had launched a campaign to be president of the United States. In a recent television interview, she declared that to defend civil rights often involves taking risks.