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THE EDITOR, Sir:On the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, we can do a quick survey of leaders across the world.His leadership provided many unique elements in the history of his country, South Africa, and so did the coming of Barack Obama in America....

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write on behalf of the signatories to the open letter sent Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to Prime Minister Andrew Holness regarding the erosion of public trust in institutions of Government and the Petrojam allegations.Regrettably,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Occupational licensing refers to the process by which governments institute the qualifications required to practise a trade or profession, so that only licensed practitioners are legally recognised to receive pay for working in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Mark Ricketts' article, 'Petrojam's failure is Jamaica's weakness' (The Gleaner, July 15, 2018) is a proper treatment of the matters concerning the nation's oil refinery. It describes the prime minister's trivial handling of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must admit I was tardy in doing what I told myself and others who were with me on a planned fun trip to Fort George in Port Royal to treat the wards and caregivers of the Athlone Wing of The Mona Rehab Centre on Saturday, June 30....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Some of us are bemused by the enigma that is Donald Trump. Some cheer his rhetoric, others are repulsed, and yet others see him as a joke, an inconvenience to be tolerated for four or even eight years.However, it is imperative that...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent disclosure of a rather sketchy proposal made by the PNP caretaker for West Rural St Andrew, Jennifer Housen, to provide piped water to the residents of Mount Zion, Red Hills, has left me with many unanswered questions....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Motivational speaker, entrepreneur and media personality Krystal Tomlinson has been the topic of discussion over the past few days in the media. It is not because of her lovely 'Good Gas Monday' sessions, her business acumen, or the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Over the years I have become deeply concerned about yet another very dangerous practice occasioned by some motorists in how they react to sirens of approaching emergency service vehicles such as ambulances, police vehicles and fire...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Gleaner's editorial titled 'Tahj Rowe and the PM's moral hazards' (July 17, 2018) is absolute nonsense.It made the assertion that the prime minister might open himself up for more demand from people facing similar challenges...
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