“I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams,” sadly has become a reality for many. Holiday trips are always important to reconnect with family and friends or taking a break from work. Many low budget passengers looking for bargains have been choked out of the cabin as profit from fees has gotten moreContinue reading Commentary: I’ll be home for the holidays… maybe?
Breaking through the glass ceiling: On November 8, 2016, the world paused as it waited all night and watched one of the world’s most recognized woman’s quest to become president of the United States fall short in disbelief. Former U.S. First Lady & Presidential Candidate: Hillary-Clinton Quietly, I still believe that elephant in the room remainContinue reading If she were to be elected, would the elephants leave the room?
On January 12, 2010, several began to take a closer look at island of Haiti after a massive earthquake displaced and killed hundreds of thousands of people in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. I am not a scholar of Haiti’s politics, civil protection service, disaster preparedness, leadership, GDP, or religious philosophy. Therefore, I will leaveContinue reading Commentary: Haiti: Hallowed ground: Centuries of balancing natural and human disasters
By Derrick Miller The Olympics, as many scholars have noted, started in Greece around the eighth century BC. Today the evolution has seen over 200 countries now under one roof known as an international sporting event. It brings together some of the world’s best male and female athletes, which is expected to attract between 500,000Continue reading Commentary: The Olympics false start on zika and poverty
Another Dark Cloud: On Sunday, May 1, 2016, in St Mary Parish, Jamaica the bodies of Harold Nichols, 53, and 48-year-old Randy Hentzel, two US missionaries, were found during what appeared to be a routine missionary mission to one of the nation’s poor rural communities. Today, despite graduation there are few opportunities. Furthermore, in aContinue reading Commentary: Jamaica’s self-inflicted wound-By D.R. Miller
Spiritual Reality: In a recent article in the Herald (Nigeria), a British scientist from the University of Manchester, England, admits that the man Christians worship or call Jesus Christ was more of an African descendant than the pure white, long hair, blue eye, six feet tall, groomed candle-holding dude without a tan. From the Pulpit:Continue reading Commentary: Time for a new Altar call.
Women in Politics: Though I am not qualified to speak on women issues, I am fortunate that I grew up in an era that admired, and still strives to develop respect for women and their accomplishments where their gender tends always to be in negotiation. (Former-P.M. Jamaica- Portia Simpson-Miller) This region still has a socialContinue reading Commentary: This Women’s History Month, let’s honour Portia Simpson-Miller, former PM of Jamaica