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THE EDITOR, Sir: One of the first laws of economics is that people respond to incentives. Really and truly, the solution is simple: instilling conservative habits until it becomes a lifestyle. But that is as simple as it gets. The difficulty is,...

This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness THE EDITOR, Sir: Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration will not be distracted by discussions in the public domain on abortion, homosexuality and obeah, but it is his...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent discussion on skin bleaching in schools shows how naïve individuals are to the reality of our society. In our society, colourism is a very big issue, especially in inner city communities where individuals are praised for...

THE EDITOR, Sir: My thoughts and prayers for the drone’s family. Hopefully, the American military will stand down and ignore Trump’s future insane command. The bellicose United States has had so many wars since WWII and not for defence, but for...

THE EDITOR, Sir: This year’s staging of Jamaica’s 8th Biennial Diaspora Conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston welcomed the idea of a Jamaica Global Young Leaders Forum as a means of connecting the diaspora with youths in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am happy to see a lot of development taking place in Jamaica, where very soon we will be a First-World country for many nations around the world to see how this little island called Jamaica has made great strides in the right...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Funeral home operators are facing a serious crisis and steep price increases involving prices at Dovecot Memorial Park. I am at present in receipt of a correspondence from the management of Dovecot Memorial Park, stating that...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It has been six months since the ban was imposed on the manufacturing and use of single-use plastic bags across the island. Since then, we have seen the proliferation of single-use paper bags as somewhat of a replacement/...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Former Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington has drawn my ire. In a story published on June 13, Mr Ellington said, “local gangsters could make the switch from small arms to weapons of mass destruction (WMD), imitating...

The EDITOR, Sir: The recent discussions about skin bleaching by students attending school serve only as evidence of the ­further deterioration of the moral and social fabric of Jamaican ­society. The issue is a microcosm of wider social ills, and...
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