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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:It's a pity that Carolyn Warren's story of transformation has come to light only through the machinations of partisan one-upmanship.Politics aside, Warren's journey from a convict to the managing director of a state agency is an...

THE EDITOR, Sir:When was Lipton Matthews, prolific writer of diatribe against the pregnant Krystal Tomlinson, appointed the arbiter of morality and decency in Jamaica? The only illegitimate thing in this discussion is Lipton's arguments.Let us...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Regarding Peter Espeut's article ('Schools biased against boys') of July 13, 2018, I attended an all-boys Catholic school in Antigua from grades six to 12. This school outperformed every girls-only school on that island for many many...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Permit me to respond to the unfortunate publication in this forum on July 10, 2018, 'Gleaner wrong to feature Beenie Man's babymama'.While I believe in freedom of expression, I believe it is rude for Lipton Matthews to disparagingly...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Times have changed, and it's full time some of the writers who frequent local newspapers recognise this. In one day, four outdated perspectives descended on local newspapers like carrion crows to a fresh carcass.In response to the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Over the years, I have become deeply concerned about yet another very dangerous practice occasioned by some motorists in how they react to sirens of approaching emergency service vehicles such as ambulances, police vehicles and fire...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Increasingly, we are reading more articles in the Jamaican press in condemnation of the Bible, the Church, and Christians. Yet, whether living according to the virtues of the religion or no, biblical, Christian values are entrenched...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read with interest an article by Simone Morgan-Lindo titled 'A river to soothe the soul' in THE STAR of Monday, June 25, 2018.I am, however, puzzled as to the location of 'Miners River'.Clarendon has a major river, the Rio Minho (...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As news of the scandal-hit state agency Petrojam circulates, it is puzzling how such a young person like Floyd Grindley (age 38) was appointed general manager of Petrojam, Jamaica's state-run petroleum refinery. Amid the reports of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The donation and personal visit made by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to Tahjay Rowe and his mother was a good and refreshing gesture, on his part. What is not a good and refreshing thing, however, is that, after the court saw it fit...
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