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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Wednesday | June 6, 2007

EDITORIAL - On stewardesses and the way they look
A ruling by an Indian Supreme Court judge last week has echoes of an issue in Jamaica just over a decade ago when a British import as head of Air Jamaica sought to impose an age, weight and size regime for the women who would be stewardesses...

A shortage of goats

What do Australia and Jamaica have in common? Both countries have elections coming up, and both ruling parties are seeking a fifth term. But there is a major difference: environmental issues loom large in the impending Australian elections, but are absent... - Peter Espeut

Shame on Portia

On the campaign trail, the Most Honourable Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller's behaviour, to put it charitably, has been unbecoming. Her unseemly tirade puts journalists everywhere at risk. Media houses now have to count how many minutes... - Delroy Chuck

Her honour

The appointment of Chief Justice McCalla has come at a critical point in national life. She comes at a time when the justice system is in need of an overhaul and when pressures are being exerted nationally and internationally to improve the system. - Hilary Robertson-Hickling





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