Kent Gammon

Carpe Diem

The final audit report of the National Solid Waste Management Authority 2013-2014 mirrors the governance of corruption.

The irregular collection of garbage in the corporate area in particular is not only nasty and disgusting but more significantly poses a health risk to all citizens. The usual refrain … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

No justice is no peace. Why Jamaica grapples with a high state of lawlessness and the effect on our nation.

With approximately (fifty) 50% of serious crimes in Jamaica unsolved thousands of families have no justice and this means no peace for thousands of Jamaicans. The budget for the Ministry … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Jamaicans, how is the PNP working out for you?

When the Jamaica Labour Party took office in September 2007 the Jamaican economy was in free fall decline with ponzi schemes, like Cash Plus and Olint, running amok completely unregulated … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The cost of chikungunya to Jamaica

The chikungunya virus, also called ‘chick v’, is now ravaging the island of Jamaica, shutting down court cases, crippling productivity and in some regretful instances taking lives from complications associated … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why devaluation of the Jamaican dollar is bad for Jamaicans

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), set up in May 2013 by the cabinet of Jamaica, Ralston Hyman, was recently defending his committee’s advice to the Minister of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jamaica at 52. Independence real or imagined?

Independence was given too easily to Jamaica in 1962 by the English. Whenever something is given without having to work for it that gift is not appreciated as it should. … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment


The Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. Peter Phillips, stated emphatically in 2012 that there would be no new taxes. It was the PNP administration that declared before the December … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment