Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | January 13, 2013
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EDITORIAL - Cabinet must be ready to 're-retreat'
The likelihood is that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will very soon offer a full report on the three-day sessions of the Cabinet at which there was supposed to be a review of the economy and an articulation of strategies to lift it out of its crisis.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS - Mission must define governance
More and more Jamaicans are moving towards a collective concern that the foundations of the country's economy are crumbling. The Jamaican economy is among the worst performing in the world.

Political turning points
The year 2013 has produced two significant milestones in Jamaica's history as it marks the 75th anniversary of two noteworthy events that influenced the transformation of Jamaica's socio-political landscape.

Block the game and count the taxes
When your 'hand' is dead, chop it off. Then hope for the best. There's still a chance you'll survive, or even win. That's the sound advice any domino dummy will give you when you run into a dead end.

IMF deal: openness or secrecy?
Jamaica anxiously awaits the results of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) negotiations. That the talks have been protracted is no secret. That the self-imposed deadline for completing the negotiation has passed is worrying to the populace.


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