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THE EDITOR, Madam: Every time I hear about another road accident, especially those resulting in serious injury or fatality, my blood runs cold. This has been heightened because my wife and myself could have been included in the statistics of last...

THE EDITOR, Madam: At the recently concluded 78th Annual Conference of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Prime Minister Andrew Holness had occasion, and indeed was obliged so to do, to address Jamaica’s crime problem in which the use of illegal...
Jamaica Labour Party leader Andrew Holness speaks during the party's 78th annual conference.

Andrew Holness, the prime minister, was perhaps a tad hyperbolic in declaring preference for the death penalty for people convicted for illegal possession of firearms. There is no question, however, about his intention to steer his Government...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Proverbially speaking, I think it’s time for us to ‘stir the anthill’ as it relates to revisiting some of the sanctions affixed to various offences in Jamaica. I strongly believe that if the punishment aligned to offences such...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am a proud Jamaican. Maybe I am the proudest Jamaican as I walk the cities and streets of foreign countries I have had the privilege of visiting. The colours of the Jamaican flag make my heart swell with pride. The black,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I respond to the letter to The Gleaner published on November 20 from Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). As CEO of the parent company now operating Noranda Bauxite, we have an important interest in a transparent position on...

THE EDITOR Madam: The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is the agency of government that enforces the law of the land. They also contribute immensely to government revenues, amounting to millions of dollars every year through court fines and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am a teacher, and since the closure of schools, I have had to purchase credit for $2,500 per month to teach my students. Thanks to my own children who assisted me in paying for the monthly top up of data plan, I am able to...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) stands in firm support of the Medical Council of Jamaica in reminding all doctors of their sworn duty of care to patients as individuals, families, communities, and the nation. We...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The blatant killings that are taking place across Jamaica these days are appalling, to say the least. Criminals seems to have the upper hand because they are able to move freely and undetected among us. Some time ago a move...
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