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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Thursday | May 25, 2006

Another flawed Amnesty report
NOBODY IN Jamaica can be entirely satisfied with the quality of human rights in Jamaica, particularly its application by the law enforcement agencies of the State and the inevitable contamination of a judicial process that is not only slow, but stacked...

Breach of environmental standards
PEAR TREE Bottom has shot from obscurity to prominence. In the last week the area has become the principal battlefield of the showdown between environment and 'development'. It is an area I know pretty well. There are pleasant... - Martin Henry


Babymothers and babyfathers
A WEEK before and nearly two weeks after Mother's Day 2006, the term 'babymother', and by extension 'babyfather', are still on my mind. Many years ago, I was taught by Merle Roper in first or second form at Munro College that... - Melville Cooke


National identity and economics
ALTHOUGH It is a relatively recent invention, nationalism is taken for granted in the modern world. Legally, you must belong to a nation if you wish to travel - nations retain the right to issue passports. Nations supersede all other..- John Rapley




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