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THE EDITOR, Madam: The incident in Montego Bay last weekend is reminiscent of the 1978 infamous Jim Jones massacre in Guyana when Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones instructed all members living in the Jonestown, Guyana compound to commit an act...

Kevin O. Smith, the controversial pastor of Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries, and a policeman succumbed to injuries received in a car crash. He was being escorted from St James to Kingston to be charged with murder and other...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There’s a lot of media focus on the UN Climate Change Summit to be held from October 31 to November 12. Beginning this summit on Halloween is a bit scary, and with Glasgow as the host city, it refreshes many memories of my one...

THE EDITOR, Madam: How much the 300 years of our enslavement in the penal institution known as the plantation has shaped our aptitude for the use of violence, is bound to make an interesting study. My father and my headmaster gave me my fair...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The event which unfolded at the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries in St James over the weekend is spine-chilling for more than one reason. Three lives were lost, and the probability is that many more lives...

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah has announced a split from the Stephen Francis-led MVP Track Club. We asked The Gleaner’s social media followers their thoughts on Thompson Herah training independently. Responses sourced from...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) is outraged at the loss of lives and injuries connected with the recently reported religious tragedy in Montego Bay, St James. The council offers comfort to those who mourn the loss of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: While most Jamaicans procrastinate on whether or not to take the COVID-19 vaccine, it is interesting to note that Cuba, our neighbour, has vaccinated 92 per cent of its population. What this means is that restrictions are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Most persons are occupied by the debate surrounding mandating versus not mandating COVID-19 vaccines. While the discussion is valid and highly relevant, it ignores some of the realities of the COVID-19 disease that are not yet...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am a student of St Andrew High School for Girls. My reason for writing is to speak on the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s recent decision on making sixth form mandatory. I see that people’s views vary on this...
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