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THE EDITOR, Sir: The Centre for Reparation Research at The University of the West Indies acknowledges the recent developments in the fight for reparation made by educational institutions. We welcome the announcements that several of them,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In the aftermath of a very contentious leadership race, the two Peters making a truce, both publicly and privately, is a good thing for both themselves, for their respective supporters, and for the People’s National Party. Now...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Permit me to share an observation relevant to the state of emergency (SOE). If a sugar jar is infested with ants, and you put the lid on it, then push the jar in a brown paper bag, the ants will still be in it. If they are able...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Crime and violence in Jamaica is getting from bad to worse. The states of emergency seem to require more focus and enforcement. The Government needs to bring back hanging or introduce other forms of capital punishment. These dog...

THE EDITOR, Sir: As a human-rights organisation working in the island’s correctional facilities, we continue to be concerned about the situation of the mentally ill behind bars. The ideal solution is for these persons to be diverted to mental-...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Oh, Milton Wray, in your very long article in The Sunday Gleaner of September 15, 2019 (‘Emergency! We suffering here’), you reminded us of the inconvenience to the law-abiding citizens of Jamaica caused by the imposition of...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In response to Gordon Robinson’s article ‘We don’t need another capitalist party’ in The Sunday Gleaner dated September 15, 2019, please remind our learned friend of the following facts: 1. Democratic socialism/communism is a...

THE EDITOR, Sir: My father sold The Gleaner in the late 1960s or the early ‘70s, when I learnt a lot of things for having access to the newspaper. In other words, I grew up perusing The Gleaner every day, but all I wanted to know was what movie...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It’s exhausting trying to keep up with homophobes. MoBay Mayor Homer Davis and the St James Municipal Corporation ought to be ashamed of themselves for banning a community LGBTQ group from organising a series of pride events at...

THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to Heather Pinnock, general manager of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC). I am flabbergasted that the UDC would advertise for consultants to undertake the development of a ‘Sustainable Master Plan’ for...
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