Mon | Apr 27, 2015

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THE EDITOR, Sir:The Honorable Minister Lisa Hanna's suggestion to review the illegality of abortion should be considered with an open mind.According to Section 72 of the Offences Against the Person Act, anyone found guilty of having or facilitating...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As I read The Gleaner's online coverage on Michael O'Hara being allowed to compete at the Penn Relays in Pennsylvania, I felt proud to be a Jamaican.I don't know the details on the case in terms of what would have led to this victory...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It has become apparent that factions within the religious community have resorted to derogatory and blasphemous tactics in order to 'save' souls for the Kingdom'.I recently heard the tirade of a local pastor that has been making the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is not my intention to enter into the debate as to whether or not the decriminalisation of marijuana is a positive or a negative move for our country.However, I would like to state my utter dismay at the freedom with which some...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Municipal Act of Port-more was an act of Parliament specifically crafted to guide the affairs of the new municipality. The contents therein were deliberately designed to ensure the participation of citizens in politics and civic...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last week Monday, there was a busted underground pipe on Washington Drive, off Annette Crescent in Drumblair, that was repaired by the National Water Commission (NWC). They promised to return, on the following day, to repair the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It has come to my attention through years of observation that teachers are the most malleable of the public-sector workers in this country. After five years of wage freeze and skyrocketing prices, will teachers really be accepting...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am calling on our prime minister to remove the youth portfolio from the stewardship of Minister Lisa Hanna. The youth portfolio can easily and naturally be attached to the Ministry of Education. This call is as a result of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:On hearing the call by Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna for the 'right' of women to have control over their bodies by doing an abortion, I cannot keep silent in the face of LIES and death.I am 22 years old, a graduate with seven...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is a delight to see that the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association and Penn Relays agreed to reinstate Michael O'Hara's amateur status with immediate effect, thereby allowing him to run at the Penn Relays.His lawyers...
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