|EDITORIAL - After the GSAT, what's next?
Some 50,000 young Jamaicans have now received their results for this year's Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and we have been featuring some of their success stories. But what after the GSAT? The test, which replaces the Common Entrance Examination (CEE)....
The rudeness of being late
ONCE, WHEN I was about 12 years old and beginning to do well at tennis, in a 'fit of pique', I cast down my racket and stamped about in a temper. After the game, my father met me, took my racket and looked into my eyes and said very quietly that if I behaved... - Ian McDonald
Global slavery continues
SLAVERY CONTINUES. Even as the world, led by the United Nations (U.N.), commemorates the 200th anniversary of the British abolition of the Atlantic slave trade in Africans, millions are held in bondage. Monday's Gleaner ran the international horror story... - Martin Henry
A man is just a man
I did not ever think that George Bush, the current White House incompetent, oops, incumbent, and I would ever see eye to eye on matters of speech, but if politics makes strange bedfellows then irreverence (even unintentional) makes even stranger mates. - Melville Cooke