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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Friday | August 31, 2007

EDITORIAL - More lessons from Hurricane Dean
Hurricane Dean may have beenthe 'ill wind that blows nobody good', but some lessons are being learned. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller indicated as much Wednesday night in an address to the nation reporting on relief measures the Government has been putting in place....

Protecting the integrity of the ballot

We are only two days away from the general election on Monday. There are many who will be wondering how this day will begin and end. Others are contemplating how peaceful the 10 hours will be and whether there will be any activities.... - Heather Robinson

Go out and vote!

Whatever your politics, if you are eligible, go out and vote on Monday. If the stage set by the security forces earlier this week is anything to go by, then we should expect a turnout in the region of 70 per cent or so. A low voter turnout is not good for democracy. - Dennie Quill

Another school year

As another school year rolls around we all start to think about education. The topic features in both parties' manifestos. It is widely accepted as an issue critical to our nation's development. As we look to our schools with three- and four-year-olds... - Tara Clivio

NOTE-WORTHY: How to vote

As citizens, we should recognise that we all sink or swim if we fail to evaluate the political climate and do what is the correct thing to be done when we go to the polls. We cannot be only emotional creatures at this time. We need to analyse and critically...





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