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THE EDITOR, Sir:The prime minister is within her right to demand an apology from Andrew Holness for using defamatory verbiage to describe her. I do not see anything wrong with declining to debate him until he issues same. The PM engaged Mr Holness...

PNP's 'principle' quite convenientTHE EDITOR, Sir:The reasons profferred by the People's National Party (PNP) for not wanting to engage the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and its leader, Andrew Holness, in debate, to my mind, seems spurious, even if...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Recently, there has been some talk in the media by African Americans and African Jamaicans about reparations for black people in the Western Hemisphere, particularly in the United States, for the 400 years of slavery that black...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In an article published on Thursday, February 4, 2015 (Gleaner, 'Is It Hillary's time?'), the writer, George Garwood, makes the case that the United States is ready for a female president. The writer goes further to say that Hillary...

THE EDITOR, Sir: With the general election coming up soon, I think that more Jamaicans should take an active interest in politics because if they fail to exercise their franchise, their right to vote, our politics will disintegrate and become an evil...

THE EDITOR, Sir:After reading The Gleaner's editorial of Tuesday, 'Security and mass rallies', I could not fully comprehend or fathom the link between our violent political past and the crime which took place at Sunday's JLP rally.Based on the...

The Editor, Sir:As both political parties outline their plans if they are elected, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has the plans of prosperity. The JLP is not in the habit of making promises and not fulfilling them, instead they made commitments and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:August 5-21, 2016 will be the staging of the XXXI summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is arguably the largest global sporting event, with over 200 nations being represented in one or several sporting disciplines.While...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Recently, Andrew Holness released a 10-point plan to convince Jamaicans that he is the right man to lead the country. Although these plans are not spectacular, two are worth discussing. Of particular interest are his proposals to...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Consumers are getting tired of this predictable behaviour every Wednesday of each week of the year. The behaviour I'm referring to is Petrojam's pricing game. When oil or the so-called Gulf Reference Price falls significantly, then...
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