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THE EDITOR, Sir:Frank Manborde, chairman of the Little London and Paul Island Community Development Council, penned a letter asking for a master plan relative to the sugar industry, which I wholeheartedly support. The sugar industry has changed, as...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Recently, the Logos Hope left two groups of missionaries in its intensive training programme at two locations near Montego Bay with no food, no water, no money, no change of clothes, and no cell phones. These two groups, consisting...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In the past year, my eyes have been opened to what is a glaring failure of our Government, business sector and our communities. It is only when you really see what dedicated members of our police force have to struggle with daily...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Peter Espeut's article in The Gleaner on July 14, 2017, titled 'Jamaica is a monarchy' stated that the decision of the minister with responsibility for the environment, on appeal, is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Since 2007, I've had the opportunity of meeting three rape victims who were all male. The first was raped when he was seven years old, but no one reported it because of the shame. The sexual assault continued into his teenage years....

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is no secret that Jamaica has failed its children, as many of them have been subject to abuse and the pernicious practice of child labour. These children have become the 'bastards' of the Jamaican society. Their rights as children...

THE EDITOR, Sir:While I would like to think that the intentions of the recently elected president of the JTA were good, I do believe that his statements in a recent Gleaner article about teachers carrying their firearm to work was not a well-thought...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In The Gleaner of Thursday, July 13, 2017, Lorna Goodison is quoted as saying: "Though I had a wonderful education at St Hugh's, I was not taught any poetry by a Jamaican ... writer. Things have changed drastically since then." Have...

No one should be surprised by dancehall artiste Ishawna referring to the bandanna fabric in a derogatory fashion.Ishawna not only showed grave disrespect to our history, our culture and our tradition, but she displayed a lack of knowledge of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Many thanks to Jaevion Nelson ('Jamaica's educated elite', July 15, 2017) for his insightful piece on the educational deficiency in our country.Yes, it's true that we like to exaggerate the effectiveness of our schools with misplaced...
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