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THE EDITOR, Madam: There is a growing concern over what seems to be an increase in domestic violence and the effects that it is having on the nation’s children. While it is widely accepted that this is not a new phenomenon, the graphic and severe...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I would like to join the many writers to this newspaper who have expressed concerns about the situation in Negril. I visited over the New Year holiday period and was appalled at the level of hustling and badgering of visitors on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Andrew Holness administration fulfilled their commitment of the 1.5 income tax plan. In their quest of fully going to indirect taxation, will they give another general election commitment by giving the nation a 2.5 income tax...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There has been much public discussion regarding the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and the responsibility of the council to ensure proper governance at the institution. I commend The Gleaner for its continuing service to...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The chairman, executive and directors of the Jamaica Coffee Exporters Association(JCEA), wish to express sincere condolences to family and friends of the late John Oliver (Jackie) Minott ,CD, JP. Jackie Minott took his...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Is it a just act to blame the male gender for every murder-suicide narrative in the media? Once a newscast highlights a story of such nature, the first reaction is to blame the male gender. This emotional reaction negates...

Some CARICOM leaders are warning against the potential weakening of regional integration by the United States whose secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, will today meet in Jamaica with select heads of Government. We asked our followers if they believe...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I wish to pay a tribute of respect to the late National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) dance pioneer and choreographer, Barry Moncrieffe, who died at age 78, and who, like his mentor and co-founder of the NDTC, the late Professor...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In a recent article on the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), The Gleaner named the members of the board that were appointed in April 2018. However, the story was inaccurate. My name is Ainsworth Darby and I resigned from the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: How often do we hear of a woman killing a man in Jamaica? It happens once in a long while, or we seldom hear of it. It’s the so-called men or the hot-tempered bullies who are slaughtering our women at will, and in cold blood....
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