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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Sunday | January 8, 2006

Editorial - Rebranding downtown Kingston
WE ENDORSE Mayor of Kingston Desmond McKenzie's assertion that the proposed relocation of the Office of the Police Commissioner to downtown Kingston is a good idea.

The way forward ... back to basics
THERE HAS been much in the media recently reflecting the nation's deepening concerns about our economic circumstance and the urgency for poverty reduction measures to alleviate the reality of the situation.


Remittances rescuing the Jamaican economy
JAMAICA ENJOYS one of the highest rates of remittance of money from overseas Jamaicans compared to other countries. In fact, remittances now top the list of foreign exchange inflows into Jamaica, exceeding tourism and bauxite/alumina.


Fig leaf of ethics
IN A country now notorious for corruption and being the murder capital of the world, one obvious outcome is the appointment of nearly 90 ethics officers throughout the public service.


On becoming number one
WE ARE number one! It is now official. Jamaica is the murder capital of the world. Mark you, this is not the sort of honour I would die to achieve but fact is fact.


Oh, for a pure 'stream of justice'
DESPITE THE 'mother of all acquittals', the Kraal trial continues to generate much public discussion. Some lawyers for the defence felt it necessary to hold a press conference to explain the acquittal and to condemn any criticism of the trial.

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