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THE EDITOR, Sir:I write in respect of the movement to obtain a presidential pardon from the United States for National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey.On the surface, this might seem to be a good thing, but if we...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Misfits, mischief makers and fortune seekers should leave the People's National Party (PNP) by persuasion or force. This party was built on volunteerism and patriotism, and not for mercenaries or self-seeking individuals. It was...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Business people living in western Jamaica are experiencing high levels of fear and anxiety because of the escalating crime and violence in the tourism Mecca of the Caribbean. Many of us are disappointed that Prime Minister Andrew...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wish to make a plea for persons who make a living from selling fruits to passing motorists seasonally. One can always recognise what season is 'in' by these vendors (right now, it is guinep). I marvel at their enterprise, because...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The prime minister said theF-word and I enjoyed every minute of it. It is not often that we have political leaders, particularly males, claiming the title 'feminist'. It is a word that has been misinterpreted and misused by...

THE EDITOR, Sir:If it is true that a significant portion of the mayhem now staining the country, especially St James, is the result of lottery scamming, isn't it time the nation ask itself why these scammers and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In previous Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) governments, there was an attitude of pomposity and arrogance that they curbed crime. Unfortunately, the JLP cannot have the last laugh this time.Crime today, especially in western Jamaica, has...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Permit me to respond to a comment made by the president of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, Omar Robinson, which was aired on TVJ News on Monday night, September 26.In responding to a journalist on the matter of crime in...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm not a Christian, but I'd like to remind those so eager to see the downfall of the Reverend Al Miller in the wake of his recent conviction that Jesus, in his time, was convicted for actual or perceived insurrection against the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I almost died with laughter when I read Peter Espeut's description of the unfortunate child at the centre of the hair controversy as a "beautiful, high-brown little boy". The term 'high-brown' sounded so dated, as if it came from the...
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