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THE EDITOR, Sir:It was with great sadness that I learnt on Wednesday, January 18 of the death of Peter Abrahams, the man who, as chairman of Radio Jamaica Limited, appointed me managing director in 1978. Peter was a journalistic dynamo, a visionary...

Don't make premature stars of schoolboy ballersLast week, my Gleaner column was titled 'Watch the hype'. In a nutshell, I was warning us as Jamaican sports lovers to be careful how we advocate for the pushing of schoolboys into the national senior...

Pastor caught having sex with 11-y-oVERONICA BLAKE CARNEGIEAll five of us, senior retirees and close friends, went to a Kingston hospital to visit my grandson, Barry, who was in a car accident. A popular newsman that he is, he commented on the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Church has been the subject of national focus in recent days and weeks as a result of the acts and omissions of persons occupying leadership positions. I have no intention of entering the debate. As a follower of the Lord Jesus...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Eight years ago, Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. A record number of people (two million live, and 45.5 million online) watched his inauguration.A new feeling of hope welled in the breast of Americans - partly...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Ian Boyne is not relenting on his calls for curtailment of some of our rights in the interest of fighting crime. Mr Boyne's desire for a more crime-free society is admirably. However, he is misguided on the legality of his proposals....

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Church, especially the Catholic Church, has always proclaimed that it is the determinant of appropriate sexual behaviour. It seems to have forgotten the saying, "Let him who is without sin cast the first stone." (John 8:7)....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Rodney 'Bounty Killer' Pryce and Desmond 'Ninja Man' Ballentine were used as motivational speakers at a police event on Tuesday. Both were invited to share encouraging words to the security forces.From all the articles I've read, it'...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I understood the late Peter Abrahams well, for his thoughts were honest, without prejudice and for the good of humanity. I embraced his intellect, for it was erudite, eclectic and beyond the geographical confines of generations. I...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I get deeply disappointed when those I expect to say intelligent things do the contrary. First it was Boyne in his tirade about 'getting tough on crime' while acknowledging that his proposal...
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