EDITORIAL - Crackdown on truancy
It is not often that this newspaper can place a picture of a police vehicle laden with detainees on its front page without expecting to elicit at least some negative reaction. After all, such images are most often associated with the periodic sweep operations, that have long been part of police work in some inner-city communities.
Looking into the muzzle of a gun
God gave me 30 more years to live, 30 years ago. I looked into the muzzles of five weapons - two rifles and three revolvers - wondering which one would blast holes in my body. I wondered how much pain I would feel and how long there would be life and if I would moan, groan and cry, as I had not done for years.
Funeral fashion as spectacle
The Editor, Sir: Funerals have, over the last few years, become quite a spectacle and funeral parlours seem to be in strong competition against each other to see who can stage the 'bashiest' funeral.
Issue: How about public hanging as a tourist attraction?
Some years ago, I wrote about having public hangings. I envisioned them being held at the National Stadium and tickets sold at the same price as for local matches.