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THE EDITOR, Madam: In Jamaica, both legislation from Parliament and a referendum is required to transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic. The United Kingdom also has a similar requirement. If she ever did decide to get rid of the...
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Britain’s Foreign Secretary James Cleverly hold a sidebar meeting during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

THE EDITOR, Madam: Before The Beatles hit the big time about 60 years ago, a British folk album titled Island of Dreams was popular in several countries, featuring a song called Faraway Places. The opening lines of “Faraway places with strange...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent furore over the appointment of Lieutenant General Rocky Meade to the post of Cabinet Secretary was an unnecessary ‘own goal’ by the Andrew Holiness administration. Had members of the prime minister’s (PM) staff done...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent announcements of the development schemes in Denham Town have come with a lot of applause and backslapping, in an effort to brush up on the image of the National Housing Trust, and the Government of Jamaica, trying...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent conflict at Godfrey Stewart High has brought into sharp focus indiscipline in the Jamaican society. It is painful to see the way we handle our differences. We need a better way out of this terrible predicament. Far...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing with reference to the unfortunate shooting incident during a football match in Spring Village, Old Harbour on Sunday afternoon. It seems to me that the way to stop this type of crime is to make it easier for law-...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The axe that fell the tree of local governance as televised by TVJ’s Prime Time News, September 20, was delivered by the Edward Seaga-led administration in the 1980s when he, out of political malice, unconstitutionally...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing this letter regarding the use of the word “master’s” when making reference to a degree. One of the meaning of the word master is a man who has people working for him, especially servants or slaves. I have seen in...

On September 18, Mark Golding addressed his first annual conference as president of the People’s National Party. What are your thoughts on his statement that the party is now “strong and united”? Responses are from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The way we define “justice” and the “justice system” is ridiculously inappropriate for the type of crime and violence we are dealing with in Jamaica, land we love. For one thing, known gunmen terrorise our citizens for years,...
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