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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the minister of education, Senator Ruel Reid.The Ministry of Education, in 2011, partnered with City...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The murder rate continues to gallop faster than the speed of light. There needs to be a cessation of this spiralling statistic.The Labour Government, like its predecessor, the People's National Party, must be held accountable.We are...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Sadly, Don Foote, in his guest column titled 'Judges' misguided patriotism' (Gleaner, February 21, 2018), has sacrificed the credibility of his legal education.The 97 judges made a declaration on the principle of separation of powers...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is sad that in some organisations, individuals are being promoted to positions of responsibility because of tenure and not because they are job-fit. In those organisations, if there had been careful succession planning, selecting...

"Go ahead and sue the government, but it will be in vain. The threat has no validity...what is being done is quite appropriate and correct. I don't think there's anything unconstitutional about the law."

THE EDITOR, Sir: To coop up more than 3,700 offenders in seven prisons from a population of 2.7 million is a scandalous indictment on this small island of ours, is costly, and wasteful of human resources. Even worse, 65 per cent of the incarcerated...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The declared wish by acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Steve McGregor that the next police commissioner should come from the Jamaica Constabulary Force is one of the clearest signals yet that some law enforcers will not...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It has been two years since the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won the general elections, and in spite of the steady upward movement in the country's murder figure over the period, there has been quite a lot of positives taking place...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was recently listening to an interview on the radio and it has reinforced my opinion that we would do a lot better if we adopted the Republican governance model (like the USA) over the Westminster that we currently have.Pros to...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The current road renovation and improvement works in Barbican Square and Constant Spring Road are progressive steps. However, it is a regressive step to place unattractive concrete barriers between newly expanded and constructed...
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