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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: I write to express my condolences on the death of the Hon. Patrick Rousseau. I worked with him for several years when he served, first as chairman of the National Bauxite Commission and more specifically, the Bauxite Negotiating...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Since the dawn of time, women have been raised so much different from their male counterparts because society viewed them as two vastly different entities, with different roles in society, simply based on their sex. Men were...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Responding to an article in Tuesday’s Gleaner by Patria-Kaye Aarons about privacy versus anonymity in relation to NIDS, I fully agree with the point that a national ID will allow all Jamaicans to be accountable to the State. I...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Immediately after the fire that destroyed the Notre-Dame cathedral in France, over 500 million euros (US$565 million) was pledged to help restore it. Why? They understand the economic benefits. Yet, for years, one of our crown...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I know it is constitutional for a senator to serve out his/her term, no matter what. Opposition Senator Noel Sloley, last Sunday, made a masterful move by making way for Dr Andre Haughton. Right now, the People’s National Party...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In recent times, I have seen an increase in the number of suicides, which include the latest two murder-suicide cases and the recent alleged suicide in Manchester. This forced me to look at the important role of counsellors in our...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Letter writer Mickel Hylton once described Marlene Malahoo Forte, MP, QC, JP, as “the quasi-attorney general (AG) who is playing politics with the rights and freedoms that our Constitution affords us as Jamaicans” (The Gleaner,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: acts of domestic and sexual violence have taken precedence in recent times. The recent case on Waltham Park Road left a bitter taste in our mouths. How could we have averted such a tragedy? One young woman is dead and a whole...

THE EDITOR, Sir: On April 11, 2019, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested from an Ecuadorian embassy in London. The current president of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, who took office in 2017, said, “Ecuador has fulfilled its obligation in...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is my view that corruption has played a major role in crime and violence in Jamaica. Too many corrupt officers are in the police force, many of whom are linked to criminal networks across the island. This has compromised the...
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