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THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent murder of a mother and her daughter and the subsequent suicide of the woman's spouse have reignited the conversation about violence against women.I wept openly while watching the news with my family on Sunday, September 23...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited wishes to clarify a recent matter that was published in a letter to the editor under the title 'Sagicor slashes insurance benefits' on September 19, 2018.The company has not removed any health insurance...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I just to listened to an interview given by Jamaican economist Dr Andre Haughton, in which he spoke specifically of foreign exchange, the national debt, and other fiscal matters.But I am so surprised he said nothing about the crime...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Several days ago, the religious fraternity was shocked after a young pastor was shot and killed on a church compound.As a former criminal investigator, I know that it can be a difficult task to solve certain crimes, based on the root...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have noted the statement published in the Jamaica Observer on Friday, September 21, 2018 from the member of parliament for Central Clarendon, Minister Mike Henry, regarding the persistent problem of flooding in the town of May Pen....

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am appalled by the news that this Holness-led administration is prepared to even consider working (yet again) with apartheid Israel.Doing deals with Israel, especially given the hardening of attitudes against Palestinians by the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:'Scotia Group reports hefty profit growth' (TVJ News, September 14, 2018).'Transport operators demand fare increase - Seek 100 per cent raise amid steep operating costs' Gleaner, September 18, 2018.'The real golden rule is: The man...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Noise nuisance is a form of torture. Jamaica is an island with homes strung out along busy roads. At midnight, 2 a.m. or 4 a.m., truck and bus drivers frequently toot their horns for extended periods, even when few or no other...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am profoundly disheartened by our society's callous indifference to the plight of disabled Jamaicans. In Jamaica, a disproportionate number of persons with disabilities have limited or virtually no access to basic amenities and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I find Maurice Tomlinson's letter published in The Gleaner on September 18, 2018, to be riddled with contradictions and misconceptions.There are hundreds of thousands of believers all over the world who have chosen to turn from a...
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