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Jamaica Gleaner Letters
published: Thursday | July 31, 2008

LETTER OF THE DAY - Wider spectrum for a fingerprint database
The Editor, Sir: I am personally pleased to hear the prime minister's declaration that priority is being placed on a DNA lab. This will, no doubt, be accompanied by the required laws to enable the security forces to legally obtain and retain specimens ...

CCTV - way of the future

The Editor, Sir: Closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance is a very good move by the government, and I hope they will continue this trend until the major cities and townships are covered.I note the approval of the private sector, but I think that in...

Graduation frenzy

The Editor, Sir: Every June, an extravagant mania overwhelms our schools. These lavish events are called graduations. They run the full range from kindergarten, preparatory, primary and high schools. Day-care centres will, no doubt, be added soon.

Land title delays

The Editor, Sir: With reference to the land titles fiasco, something really needs to be done. My mother died in 2000, waiting to get her land title for her property she bought in 1983, and we, as her children living in England, have purchased this land several times over...

Alternative punishment

The Editor, Sir: Child abuse is an ugly term, isn't it? Yet, the children in our society continue to experience acts of cruelty, beaten by parents who have taken not 'sparing the rod' a bit too far...

Flogging futile

The Editor, Sir: I write in response to Winsome Clarke's letter in The Gleaner of July 30. Ms Clarke makes reference to the Bible in making the point that there is nothing that the present Government can do to stem the flow of corruption in our society...





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