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Death by the State Returns

by Cato Rand Profound apologies at my work-related hiatus from the blogosphere. Glad to be back. Mario Deane’s Death I begin with comments re: the recent beating death of Mario Deane. This 31 year old construction worker was arrested on … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts – June 2014

by Cato Rand With acknowledgements to political columnist and commentator Thomas Sowell, here are some random thoughts for June 2014. Former Prime Minister and now supposed elder statesman the Most Hon. PJ Patterson noted in a recent speech he gave … Continue reading

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“Wrong Move, Wrong Move”: Happenings in Jamaica

by Cato Rand To inject a bit of humour, I thought I would start my post this week with Josey Wales…..the song’s title it’s apt for the current state of affairs in Jamaica Let me move along. À la Nobel Laureate … Continue reading

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Guilty? The Kartel Trial Has Revealed Our Flawed Justice System

by Cato Rand So Jamaicaʼs latest version of the “trial of the century” is now over and dancehall kingpin Vbyz Kartel has been found guilty of the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. According to prosecutors he was murdered because of … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS ON THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

by CATO RAND Super Bowl XLVIII Another National Football League (NFL) season has come to an end with the Seattle Seahawks crowned Super Bowl champions, defeating the Denver Broncos (43 – 8) in the championship game – a result that … Continue reading

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Quick Hits

by Cato Rand The Death of Nelson Mandela We should celebrate the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela rather than mourn his passing at age 95 on December 5th, 2013. Madiba, as he is affectionately called, spent some 27 years (1962 … Continue reading

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Numbers Man

 by Cato Rand Leader of the Opposition Andrew Holness staved off the challenge of former Finance Minister Audley Shaw in the November 10 race for leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). It is left to be seen, if going … Continue reading

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