Editorial - Protracted election petitions On Friday, Justice Basil H. Reid declared lawyer Abe Dabdoub (JLP), the winner by 23 votes of the December 18, 1997 election in the constituency of St. Catherine North East which had been won originally by teacher Phyllis Mitchell (PNP), by 30 votes.
A cult of vendetta Dawn Ritch writes: "It is deeply mean-spirited and low beyond words to demolish squatter dwellings at two o'clock in the morning. Necessary actions lawfully executed, should be conducted in good order and in the full light of day."
Fathers-in-law A friend of mine once told me he had decided not to date any girl whose father was alive.
Futile Jamaica Contributor Diana McCaulay writes: "It's become for me difficult to write over the past three weeks... As soon as I begin to put new words on paper, they seem distressingly familiar and I think: Surely I've said this before?"