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THE EDITOR, Madam: Today, I learned that former presidential nominee for the White House, Senator Kamala Harris, has been picked by Joe Biden to be his running mate, in essence to be his vice-president should he win the upcoming US November...

THE EDITOR, Madam: EVERY YEAR around this time, we Jamaicans reflect upon our progress as a nation. For a small Caribbean island, we have a lot to be thankful for. We gather in various places to reflect. This year is a bit different, but I’m sure...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The next general election has been announced for September 3. Polls have consistently shown the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), led by Andrew Holness, leading the People’s National Party (PNP) by double digits. We know polls are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I must commend Andrew Holness for an outstanding job so far in turning the economy in this global pandemic and helping Jamaica grow. I am impressed with how he tackles issues and answers questions that are posed to him. When...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We have allowed for years to make believe that what should be necessities are misconceived luxuries. The most basic of that being running and potable water is seemingly being politicised as though it was a breakthrough. In this...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Coronavirus has disrupted the regular flow of life, and it is most definitely not business as usual. Several weeks ago, the Government announced that churches can be reopened; however, church leaders should follow the necessary...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In a previous professional life, more than 15 years ago, I was presented with a case regarding religious liberty at a Catholic institution when Jehovah’s Witness parents demanded that their daughter be excused from attending...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Northern Caribbean University (NCU) family mourns the tragic passing of our colleague and friend, Dr Gordon Lightbourn, and we express our deepest sympathies to his family. Unfortunately, gunmen have once again carried...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I read Peter Espeut’s article on discipline in schools, and he has some very valid points. I went to high school in Jamaica for about six years (I repeated fifth form to get more GCE subjects). We had so many rules in school, I...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I wish to state that Merlene Ottey is one of the greatest female track athletes who have ever walked this Earth, as well as representing Jamaica. I am very proud of her achievements on this, our 58th year of Independence, also...
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