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Published:Monday | January 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pedestrians' rights - Ms Joan Williams , in a letter to you recently, pleaded with motorists to be more considerate of the rights of pedestrians and cyclists in the use of roads.

Published:Monday | January 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If the Government's recent hapless handling of its fiscal and taxation policies confirmed anything, it's our argument of Jamaica's urgent need of a revolution, not the class conflict of the calcified left-wing ideologues, but a radical overhaul of its public...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the context of the Government's Christmas tax package of $21.8 billion, $118.5 million is not a lot of money - less than one per cent of the total.That, on the face of it, is the amount the Government will forgo because of the...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We have now entered the final year of the first decade of the 21st century.

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I was one of those black women who immediately got upset with Buju Banton over his browning: "Mi love mi car, mi love mi bike, mi love mi money an ting/But most of all mi love mi browning." Quick to dismiss the youthful DJ as...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Church in Jamaica is the most powerful non-governmental organisation in this nation.

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As we moved from 2008 to 2009, the investor class and indeed the majority of the population in the United States (US) and other western economies looked aghast at the plunging global financial markets fearing the near downfall...

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The police operation which resulted in the deaths of four men and the capture of 10 high-powered weapons earlier this week confirms that the roughly four-year war being waged on the guns-for-drugs trade with Haiti is far from over.

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The article in The Sunday Gleaner of December 13, 2009, which spoke to the benefits our informal commercial importers (ICIs) are enjoying in the newly-discovered markets of China, is both timely and prophetic.

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Board of Cricket Control for India (BCCI) tried Greg Chappell who tried Edward de Bono's creative thinking approach and his 'Six Thinking Hats'. They tried positive thinking. They tried psychologists from Australia and the West Indies. They experimented with new fielding, batting and bowling coaches.

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The crash of AA331, and subsequent reports, have brought out the best and the worst in us as the NMIA and its management are criticised without objectivity.

Published:Friday | January 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The new year usually brings with it strong feelings of optimism. We expect that things will be better than last year. The only thing is that time doesn't stop, nor do the circumstances of the old year just ended at the stroke of midnight....

Published:Friday | January 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dick was almost right - Devon Dick's article, 'Cut expenses, don't raise taxes' was almost spot on. I strongly disagree with the view that the Government should cut free health and free tuition ...

Published:Friday | January 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I hope my readers are enjoying a happy and holy Christmas! Please continue to make the most of it, as you have six whole days left, including today! The Christmas Season (the "Twelve Days of Christmas") ends on the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6) -...

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